Professor of Epidemiology and Medical Statistics

University of Nottingham


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Professor Tricia McKeever

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Tricia is a Professor of Epidemiology and Medical Statistics at the University of Nottingham.  She has extensive experience of using a wide range of different methods and health databases to answer a wide variety of research questions.  Her main research area is in respiratory disease with research in asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneumonia, lung cancer, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and cystic fibrosis, but also, has collaborated widely across the School of Medicine and NHS on a variety of different research projects.

She has experience of primary data collection, systematic reviews,  using real world health data such as (Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD), The Health Improvement Network (THIN) database); national level Hospital Episode Statistics (HES); national disease registry data linked across multiple sources; hospital admission data from the US) in order to answer a variety of different research questions.  Tricia is an applied epidemiology researcher and has examined health data to answer questions on healthcare service use, risk prediction modelling, benefits and consequence of having an illness, drug safety, recovering from illness and examining health inequalities.

Tricia has widespread experience of teaching medical statistics and epidemiology to a wide and varied audience from undergraduates, masters’ students and data analysts within the NHS and public health agencies.

BA Biology University of St Thomas, MSc London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine , PhD, University of Nottingham, Nottingham UK.

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