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Edmond Ng

MSc CSci CStat

Professional Services
- Senior Statistical Anlayst

Room
G5

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Tel.
+44 (0)20 7927 2101

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. He is currently a panel member of the Scientific Review Committee for The Health Improvement Network (THIN). Edmond is based in the Director's Office at the LSHTM.

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. Previously he was part of the experimental Sand and Bricks Theatre group in Hong Kong and later joined the now defunct UK Film Council as Senior Research Executive 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 a Lecturer 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, Clinical Research Practice Datalink (CPRD) of The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) as a Research Statistician in pharmacoepidemiology, and Director of Biostatistics, Real World Evidence Solutions, QuintilesIMS.

Affiliations

Director’s Office

Research

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 

Other publications: 

Ng ESW (2005) A review of mixed-effects models in S-plus (version 6.2)

UK Film Council Statistical Yearbook 2006/72008, and 2009

Research Area
Statistical methods
Global Health
Discipline
Statistics
Region
World

Selected Publications

A cluster-randomized trial to reduce caesarean delivery rates in Quebec: cost-effectiveness analysis.
Johri, M. ; Ng, E.S.W. ; Bermudez-Tamayo, C. ; Hoch, J.S. ; Ducruet, T. ; Chaillet, N. ;
2017
BMC Med
The efficiency of cardiovascular risk assessment: do the right patients get statin treatment?
van Staa, T.P. ; Smeeth, L. ; Ng, E.S. ; Goldacre, B. ; Gulliford, M. ;
2013
Heart
Multilevel models for cost-effectiveness analyses that use cluster randomised trial data: An approach to model choice.
Ng, E.S.; Diaz-Ordaz, K.; Grieve, R.; Nixon, R.M.; Thompson, S.G.; Carpenter, J.R.;
2013
Stat Methods Med Res
Two-stage nonparametric bootstrap sampling with shrinkage correction for clustered data
Ng, E. S. W.; Grieve, R.; Carpenter, J. R.
2013
Stata Journal
Estimation in generalised linear mixed models with binary outcomes by simulated maximum likelihood
Ng, E.S.W.; Carpenter, J.R.; Goldstein, H.; Rasbash, J.
2006
Statistical Modelling
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