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Dr Melissa Matz

MA MSPH PhD

Research Fellow
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LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Tel.
020 7299 4729

Melissa completed her PhD in Epidemiology and Population Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in 2017. Her thesis focused on the various factors that influence ovarian cancer survival world-wide. 

Prior to starting her PhD, Melissa graduated (2013) with an MSPH in Epidemiology from Emory University in Atlanta, GA, USA and worked for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Melissa also holds an MA in International Relations from the University of Denver (Colorado, US; 2009), where she worked with the Multi-Country Studies Unit at the World Health Organisation on the Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health (SAGE).

Affiliations

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

Research

Melissa is currently as Research Fellow in the Cancer Survival Group, where she works on the CONCORD programme. In addition to researching ovarian cancer survival, she works with the Asian cancer registries participating in the CONCORD programme

Research Area
Health inequalities
Inequalities
Discipline
Epidemiology
Disease and Health Conditions
Cancer

Selected Publications

Alcohol Consumption and Incident Stroke Among Older Adults.
Cunningham SA; Mosher A; Judd SE; Matz LM; Kabagambe EK; Moy CS; Howard VJ
2017
The journals of gerontology Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences
Disparities in ovarian cancer survival in the United States (2001-2009): Findings from the CONCORD-2 study.
Stewart SL; Harewood R; Matz M; Rim SH; Sabatino SA; Ward KC; Weir HK
2017
Cancer
Worldwide comparison of survival from childhood leukaemia for 1995-2009, by subtype, age, and sex (CONCORD-2): a population-based study of individual data for 89 828 children from 198 registries in 53 countries.
Bonaventure A; Harewood R; Stiller CA; Gatta G; Clavel J; Stefan DC; Carreira H; Spika D; Marcos-Gragera R; Peris-Bonet R
2017
The Lancet Haematology
Worldwide comparison of ovarian cancer survival: Histological group and stage at diagnosis (CONCORD-2).
Matz M; Coleman MP; Carreira H; Salmerón D; Chirlaque MD; Allemani C; CONCORD Working Group
2016
Gynecologic oncology
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