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Dr Libby Ellis

BSc MPH PhD

Assistant Professor
in Epidemiology

Room
Cancer Survival Group, Room 254

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Tel.
+44 (0)20 7927 2856

Libby studied for her undergraduate degree in Human Biology at Leeds Metropolitan University, and was awarded a Masters in Public Health from the University of Nottingham in 2001. Libby first joined the Department of Non-communicable Disease Epidemiology in February 2006 as a Research Fellow in Epidemiology. She completed her PhD on socioeconomic inequalities in laryngeal cancer survival in 2013 and was subsequently promoted to Assistant Professor in Epidemiology. Libby left the School in 2015 to spend 3 years working as a Staff Scientist at Stanford University and the Cancer Prevention Institute of California in the US. She returned to the School in July 2018 and is currently working on the Cancer Research UK funded Cancer Survival Programme. 

Affiliations

Department of Non-communicable Disease Epidemiology
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health

Research

Libby's research interests are in public health, deprivation and socio-economic inequalities in cancer outcomes. Libby is currently working on a five-year Cancer Research UK Programme in Cancer Survival.

Research Area
Health inequalities
Health outcomes
Public health
Discipline
Epidemiology
Disease and Health Conditions
Cancer
Country
United Kingdom
United States

Selected Publications

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Cancer Survival: The Contribution of Tumor, Sociodemographic, Institutional, and Neighborhood Characteristics.
Ellis, L. ; Canchola, A.J. ; Spiegel, D. ; Ladabaum, U. ; Haile, R. ; Gomez, S.L. ;
2018
J Clin Oncol
Trends in Cancer Survival by Health Insurance Status in California From 1997 to 2014.
Ellis, L. ; Canchola, A.J. ; Spiegel, D. ; Ladabaum, U. ; Haile, R. ; Gomez, S.L. ;
2018
JAMA Oncol
Cancer incidence, survival and mortality: Explaining the concepts.
Ellis, L.; Woods, L.M.; Estève, J.; Eloranta, S.; Coleman, M.P.; Rachet, B.;
2014
Int J Cancer
Health systems performance and cancer outcomes.
Karanikolos, M. ; Ellis, L. ; Coleman, M.P. ; McKee, M. ;
2013
J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr
Trends and inequalities in laryngeal cancer survival in men and women: England and Wales 1991-2006.
Ellis, L. ; Rachet, B. ; Birchall, M. ; Coleman, M.P. ;
2011
Oral Oncol
Carcinoid Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract: Trends in Incidence in England Since 1971.
Ellis, L.; Shale, M.J.; Coleman, M.P.;
2010
Am J Gastroenterol
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