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Professor Sarah Darby

Professor Sarah Darby

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Sarah Darby

PhD

Professor of Medical Statistics

  • Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit
Biography

Sarah C Darby is Professor of Medical Statistics in the University of Oxford.  She gained a BSc in Mathematics at Imperial College London, followed by an MSc in Mathematical Statistics at the University of Birmingham and then a PhD in Medical Statistics at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Her first job was at St. Thomas’ Hospital Medical School, and she then worked for the National Radiological Protection Board, and the Radiation Effects Research Foundation in Hiroshima before moving to the University of Oxford in 1984.  She was a member of the Cancer Epidemiology Unit until 1999 when she joined the Clinical Trial Service Unit where she leads a programme of work to evaluate the benefits and risks of treatments for cancer.