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Professor Kate Tilling
Professor Kate Tilling
Professor of Medical Statistics
BSc(Warw), MSc(Oxon), PhD(Lond)
My main research interests are in the development and application of statistical methods to problems in epidemiology/health services research. Two particular areas are methods for analysis of longitudinal data, and methods for minimising bias due to mising data.
I teach 1st and 4th year medical students, and also contribute to the Short Course Programme.
My main areas of expertise are in methods for analysing exposures and outcomes across the life course, and in methods for dealing with missing data.
I have a mathematical background, an MSc in Applied Statistics and a PhD in epidemiology, together with more than 15 years experience working in academic public health and epidemiology.
I enjoy interpreting and explaining results from more complex statistical methods to other researchers and members of the public and using all forms of the media to effectively promote public health messages.
statistical methodslifecourse methodsmissing dataepidemiology
- Munafò, M, Noble, S, Browne, WJ, Brunner, D, Button, K, Ferreira, J, Holmans, P, Langbehn, D, Lewis, G, Lindquist, M, Tilling, K, Wagenmakers, E-J & Blumenstein, R 2014, Scientific rigor and the art of motorcycle maintenance. Nature Biotechnology, vol 32., pp. 871-3
- Mars, B, Heron, J, Crane, C, Hawton, K, Kidger, J, Lewis, G, Macleod, J, Tilling, K & Gunnell, D 2014, Differences in risk factors for self-harm with and without suicidal intent: Findings from the ALSPAC cohort. Journal of Affective Disorders, vol 168C., pp. 407-414
- Howe, LD, Chaturvedi, N, Lawlor, DA, Ferreira, DLS, Fraser, A, Smith, GD, Tilling, K & Hughes, AD 2014, Rapid increases in infant adiposity and overweight/obesity in childhood are associated with higher central and brachial blood pressure in early adulthood. Journal of hypertension, vol 32., pp. 1789-96
- Skugarevsky, O, Wade, KH, Richmond, RC, Martin, RM, Tilling, K, Patel, R, Vilchuck, K, Bogdanovich, N, Sergeichick, N, Smith, GD, Gillman, MW, Oken, E & Kramer, MS 2014, Effects of promoting longer-term and exclusive breastfeeding on childhood eating attitudes: a cluster-randomized trial. International journal of epidemiology, vol 43., pp. 1263-71
- Hughes, RA, White, IR, Seaman, SR, Carpenter, JR, Tilling, K & Sterne, JAC 2014, Joint modelling rationale for chained equations. BMC Medical Research Methodology, vol 14.
- O'Keeffe, LM, Kearney, PM, Greene, RA, Zuccolo, L, Tilling, K, Lawlor, DA & Howe, LD 2014, Maternal Alcohol Use during Pregnancy and Offspring Trajectories of Height and Weight: A Prospective Cohort Study., pp. 201A-201A
- Wills, AK & Tilling, KM 2014, Modelling repeat exposures: some examples from life course epidemiology. in: Diana Kuh, Rachel Cooper, Rebecca Hardy, Marcus Richards, Yoav Ben-Shlomo (eds) A life course approach to healthy ageing. Oxford University Press, New York, pp. 91
- Fraser, A, Macdonald-Wallis, C, Tilling, K, Boyd, AW, Golding, J, Smith, GD, Henderson, AJW, Macleod, J, Molloy, L, Ness, A, Ring, S, Nelson, SM & Lawlor, DA 2013, Cohort Profile: The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children: ALSPAC mothers cohort. International Journal of Epidemiology, vol 42., pp. 97-110
- Anderson, EL, Fraser, A, Martin, RM, Kramer, MS, Oken, E, Patel, R, Tilling, K & 2013, Associations of postnatal growth with asthma and atopy: the PROBIT Study. TITLE OF JOURNAL MISSING, vol 24., pp. 122-30
- Gage, SH, Lawlor, DA, Tilling, K & Fraser, A 2013, Associations of maternal weight gain in pregnancy with offspring cognition in childhood and adolescence: findings from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children. American Journal of Epidemiology, vol 177., pp. 402-10
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