- Senior Statistical Anlayst
Edmond is the Senior Statistical Analyst for the Global Burden of Disease Independent Advisory Committee (GBD IAC). He supports its Chair in strategic development and priority setting for the Committee. The GBD IAC, chaired by Peter Piot and managed at the LSHTM by Sarah Curran, is an independent committee of global experts who provides strategic guidance and feedback on the GBD methodology and results. Edmond is based in the Director's Office at the LSHTM.
He is a panel member of the Scientific Review Committee for The Health Improvement Network (THIN), a member of the European Burden of Disease Network (EBoDN), and a co-guest editor of a new Research Topic by Frontiers in Public Health "Building Back Progress towards Meeting Sustainable Development Goal 3 by 2030: Applications of AI and Digital Solutions".
He is a Chartered Statistician with multifaceted professional interests and experience working in academia as well as different governmental settings in Hong Kong and the UK. He worked as a Senior Research Executive at the now defunct UK Film Council to conduct film policy research. While he was at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, he was a statistician to support ophthalmic and musculoskeletal researches at the university.
He first joined the LSHTM in 2000 and was an assistant professor in medical statistics conducting researches in statistical methodology and health economics. Since then he had also worked at the Centre for Multilevel Modelling of the Institute of Education in London in statistical software development, and Clinical Research Practice Datalink (CPRD) of The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) as a Research Statistician in pharmacoepidemiology.
Edmond's current research interests include statistical methods for global disease burden metrics, animation of health data, and statistical computing (author of the prototype graphic user interface (GUI) of the advanced multilevel modelling software REALCOM and two user-contributed Stata commands, tsb and tsbceprob).
Visit his health data blog: mt1kwords.wordpress.com
Listen to his LSHTM podcast discussing Covid-19-related xenophobia and its impact on the Chinese and East Asian communities in the UK.
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