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Richard Silverwood

BSc MSc PhD

Honorary Assistant Professor
of Medical Statistics

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Richard was a PhD student and then Medical Statistician at LSHTM between 2004 and 2019. He is currently a Lecturer in Statistics at University College London, as well as being on Honorary Assistant Professor of Medical Statistics at LSHTM.

Affiliations

Department of Medical Statistics

Centres

Centre for Statistical Methodology

Research

Richard's research projects at LSHTM include (most recent first):

- A project investigating long-term severe non-dermatological outcomes in eczema using Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) data. [1]

- As part of the Global Asthma Network, which was established in 2012 to improve asthma care globally, with a focus on low- and middle-income countries, through enhanced surveillance, research collaboration, capacity building and access to quality-assured essential medicines, and the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood. [1, 2]

- A Medical Research Council-funded project on optimising methods for measuring the effects of neighbourhood environments on diet, physical activity, smoking, alcohol intake and cardiovascular risk in older people in the UK. [1, 2, 3]

- As part of the Economic and Social Research Council National Centre for Research Methods node 'PATHWAYS', exploring biosocial influences on health. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

- A Kidney Research UK-funded project exploring early and life course determinants of chronic kidney disease in the MRC National Survey of Health and Development. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]

- Providing statistical support for the Uppsala Birth Cohort Multigenerational Study based at the Centre for Health Equity Studies (Stockholm University and Karolinska Institutet). [1, 2]

- A WHO and Unicef-funded project investigating and developing methods to quantify uncertainty in disease burden estimates.

Richard's PhD, under the supervision of Prof Bianca De Stavola, concerned issues in modelling growth data within a life course framework. [1, 2, 3, 4]

You can access most of Richard's publications via the School's repository, Research Online, here.

Research Area
Child health
Statistical methods
Alcohol
Electronic health records
Physical activity
Discipline
Genetic epidemiology
Life-course epidemiology
Epidemiology
Statistics
Disease and Health Conditions
Cardiovascular disease
Asthma
Kidney disease
Obesity
Skin disease
Country
United Kingdom
Sweden
Region
World