• The University of Western Australia (M431), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 12174 Citations
  • 55 h-Index
1984 …2023
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Personal profile


BSc(Hons) Math Stats 1976; PhD Statistics 1983
Teaching and research biostatistican- epidemiologist at University of Western Australia since 1988.

Roles and responsibilities

Biostatistics instructor
Head of Department/School 1998-2002 & 2008-2011

Funding overview

Over 40 competitive research grants from NHMRC, Healthway and other funding agencies since 1990.

Previous positions

1977-1983 Consultant statistician, tutor/lecturer and PhD candidate (University of Western Australia)
1984-1987 Assistant Professor in biostatistics (Harvard University and Dana Farber Cancer Institute))

Teaching overview

Units in biostatistics


Busselton Health Study
Chronic diseases epidemiology


  • Biostatistics
  • Busselton Health Study
  • Epidemiology and control of diabetes, vascular disease, respiratory diseases

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Research Output 1984 2019

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Waist Circumference
Abdominal Obesity
10 Citations (Scopus)

Cardiovascular Risk Factors Associated With Venous Thromboembolism

Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration & Hankey, G., 1 Feb 2019, In : JAMA Cardiology. 4, 2, p. 163-173 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Venous Thromboembolism
Pulmonary Embolism
Coronary Disease
Body Mass Index

Comparative trends in coronary heart disease subgroup hospitalisation rates in England and Australia

Nedkoff, L., Goldacre, R., Greenland, M., Goldacre, M. J., Lopez, D., Hall, N., Knuiman, M., Hobbs, M., Sanfilippo, F. M. & Wright, F. L., 4 Apr 2019, In : Heart. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Coronary Disease
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Unstable Angina

Projects 1995 2023