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Biography

I am a medical statistician, having been active in medical applications of statistics since 1995. My role is to initiate and collaborate in research in a variety of epidemiology, public health and statistical genetics topics, both within the Usher Institute and throughout the University of Edinburgh as a whole, and to deliver a variety of postgraduate teaching on campus and online.

Teaching

I am Programme Co-Director (along with Dr Margaret Douglas) for the full-time, online one year, taught Master of Public Health programme based in the Usher Institute and was previously also co-Director of the part-time online Master of Public Health programme. I have recently become Programme Deputy Director for the part-time, online M.Sc. In Epidemiology, led by Dr Caroline Jackson.

  • Full-time MPH: Course organiser (jointly) for "Introduction to Epidemiology & Statistics" and "Research Design for Global & Public Health". Course organiser for  "Statistical Modelling for Epidemiology".
  • M.Sc. in Epidemiology: Course organiser for "Data Analysis with R" and joint organiser of "Introduction to Epidemiology & Statistics"
  • Part-time MPH: Course organiser for "Data Analysis for Epidemiology" and "Statistical Modelling for Epidemiology".
  • Jointly lead an on-line training course for PhD students in the College of Medicine called "Introductory Statistics for Life Scientists".

Research Interests

I’m involved in a number of different areas across epidemiological and clinical research in the University of Edinburgh (and beyond). This involves both collaboration and more general statistical consulting.

Examples include

  • Principal statistician for SUPREMO - clinical trial of postoperative radiotherapy after mastectomy in women with moderate severity breast cancer.
  • Biomarkers of inflammation in ventilator-assisted pneumonia in intensive care patients (Dr John Simpson, University of Newcastle).

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Glasgow

Award Date: 1 Jan 1992

Bachelor of Science, University of Edinburgh

Award Date: 1 Jan 1989

Keywords

  • RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine

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