BSc MSc PhD
of Medical Statistics. Programme Director, MSc Medical Statistics. Co-Director, Centre for Statistical Methodology
Richard is a Medical Statistician and has been at the School since 2004, when he arrived to undertake a PhD. He works in the Department of Medical Statistics.
Richard is the Programme Director of the MSc in Medical Statistics.
He is the organiser and lecturer for the Robust Statistical Methods module and contributes to teaching on the modules Introduction to Statistical Computing and Advanced Statistical Methods in Epidemiology, as well as the short course Causal Inference in Epidemiology: Recent Methodological Developments.
Richard is currently working on a project investigating long-term severe non-dermatological outcomes in eczema using Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) data.
Richard's previous research projects include (most recent first):
i) 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.
ii) 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.
Richard's PhD, under the supervision of Prof Bianca De Stavola, concerned issues in modelling growth data within a life course framework.
Richard is also the the Co-Director of the Centre for Statistical Methodology.
You can access most of Richard's publications via the School's repository, Research Online, here.