Michael Smith
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Michael H. Smith joined SAS in 1988. He has enjoyed working directly with SAS users groups throughout the US since 1995. He currently supports PharmaSUG and other special-interest groups. He has been blogging about SAS users groups since 2009.

Recent Posts

5 surprises from PharmaSUG 2015

I’ve had the good fortune to support the Pharmaceutical Industry SAS Users Group as their SAS liaison for the majority of their conferences since 1996.   ... Read More

PharmaSUG 2015—the lucky 22 gear up to attend

Actually, luck had little to do with it. The twenty two recipients of Student Scholarship and Junior Professional Awards are attending the Pharmaceutical Industry SAS ... Read More

Top 5 reasons to attend PharmaSUG 2015

For more than 25 years, PharmaSUG has been the premier educational experience for SAS users in the pharmaceutical industry. Whether you're new to using SAS or ... Read More

Headed to SAS Global Forum and searching for industry-related content?

If you are one of the thousands of SAS users soon to be in Dallas for SAS Global Forum, you've probably already used the online ... Read More

PharmaSUG 2014 gives back

During Opening Session at this year’s Pharmaceutical SAS Users Group (PharmaSUG) conference, attendees heard from teacher Heather Poland and two of her 14 year-old students. ... Read More

What not to miss at PharmaSUG 2014

This year’s conference moves to San Diego, and it’s packed with great learning, networking and fun things to do. I’ve had a small part in the ... Read More

SCSUG kicks off Oct. 31--no costumes required!

San Antonio plays host to this year’s South Central SAS Users Group (SCSUG) Educational Forum.  Instead of the usual Sunday to Tuesday schedule, this year’s ... Read More

Learning … and laughter at PharmaSUG 2013

There’s always plenty to learn at PharmaSUG, which is one reason it draws attendees not only from the US and Canada, but from countries such ... Read More

PharmaSUG Call for Papers Extended: Plan to present in Chicago

Two weeks ago SAS hosted over 20 users group leaders from across the US and Canada for our annual Users Group Summit.  The purpose of the ... Read More

Spend seven minutes, get a chance to win a Kindle Fire

We’ve already heard from more than 900 SAS users!  Now we need to hear from you! What is your experience with SAS? What do ... Read More