Dr Natalie Staplin
Natalie is a Senior Statistician within the Renal Studies Group at the Clinical Trials Service Unit & Epidemiological Studies Unit (CTSU). She is also a lecturer on the MSc in Global Health Sciences. She joined CTSU in 2012 after completing an undergraduate degree in Mathematics with Actuarial Science and a PhD in Statistics. Her current research interests are epidemiological analyses of patients with chronic kidney disease to identify risk factors associated with vascular events or progression to end-stage renal disease. She is particularly interested in competing risks methodology and the use of directed acyclic graphs in observational analyses.