Professor Mark Woodward
Professor of Statistics and Epidemiology
Professor Woodward received MSc and PhD degrees from the Department of Applied Statistics, University of Reading. He is the author of well over 400 peer-reviewed scientific papers and has written two textbooks in medical statistics (Woodward and Francis, 1987 and Woodward, 2014: 3rd edition). He serves on the management committees, acting as the senior statistician, of several large trials, such as ADVANCE, and is an Associate Editor of Statistics in Medicine and Women’s Health. Professor Woodward is Chairman of the Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration, which has produced over 50 publications under his leadership. As well as his post at Oxford, he is Professor of Biostatistics at the University of Sydney and Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University in the US, holding visiting professorships at four additional universities. Formerly, he headed the Biostatistics Core in the Department of Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. He has worked for several international aid organisations, and led the statistical work for the UN’s training programme for the Millennium Development Goals.