Tansy Edwards MMATH MSc

Lecturer in Medical Statistics

Tansy Edwards's Background

Tansy has a MMath Mathematics degree from The University of Leeds and a MSc in Medical Statistics from The University of Leicester. She joined The Tropical Epidemiology Group as a Research Fellow in 2003.

Tansy Edwards's Affiliation

Tansy Edwards's Teaching

Co-organises and gives lectures for Analysis and Design of Research Studies. Also teaches on the Epidemiology and Clinical Trials Distance Learning MSc Programmes.

Tansy Edwards's Research

Current research studies include evaluating mass treatment stratgies for trachoma through a cluster randomised trial in The Gambia and design and analysis of individually randomised treatment trials for visceral leishmaniasis in East Africa (Kenya, Sudan, Ethiopia and Uganda).

Research areas

  • Clinical trials
  • Disease control


  • Epidemiology
  • Statistics

Disease and Health Conditions

  • Leishmaniasis
  • Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
  • Trachoma


  • Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)


  • Ethiopia
  • Gambia, The
  • India
  • Kenya
  • Sudan
  • Uganda
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