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Prof Rory Wolfe has been a biostatistician at DEPM since 2000 and contributes to a wide range of epidemiological, public health and clinical research studies. He also leads research on aspects of statistical methodology as applied to health research.

Rory obtained his PhD in applied statistics from Southampton University (UK) and subsequently did postdoctoral research in statistical methodology for longitudinal studies. He is a member of the Statistical Society of Australia and the Royal Statistical Society (UK). He is involved in the delivery of postgraduate coursework for the Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia.

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Projects 2001 2023

Research Output 2001 2019

Changes in Body Mass Index and Rates of Death and Transplant in Hemodialysis Patients: A Latent Class Joint Modeling Approach

Brilleman, S. L., Moreno-Betancur, M., Polkinghorne, K. R., McDonald, S. P., Crowther, M. J., Thomson, J. & Wolfe, R., 1 Jan 2019, In : Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.). 30, 1, p. 38-47 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

A peer-support lifestyle intervention for preventing type 2 diabetes in India: A cluster-randomized controlled trial of the Kerala Diabetes Prevention Program

Thankappan, K. R., Sathish, T., Tapp, R., Shaw, J. E., Lotfaliany, M., Wolfe, R., Absetz, P., Mathews, E., Aziz, Z., Williams, E. D., Fisher, E. B., Zimmet, P. Z., Mahal, A., Balachandran, S., D'Esposito, F., Sajeev, P., Thomas, E. & Oldenburg, B., 6 Jun 2018, In : PLoS Medicine. 15, 6, 23 p., e1002575.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Associations of atopy and asthma during aging of an adult population over a 20-year follow-up

Ferreira, D. S., Kaushik, S., Smith, C. L., Dharmage, S. C., Benke, G. P., Thompson, B. R., Walters, E. H., Wolfe, R. & Abramson, M. J., 2018, In : Journal of Asthma. 55, 9, p. 994-1001 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Does Statin Benefits Patients with Heart Failure Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention? Findings from the Melbourne Interventional Group Registry

Chin, K. L., Wolfe, R., Reid, C. M., Tonkin, A., Hopper, I., Brennan, A., Andrianopoulos, N., Duffy, S. J., Clark, D., Ajani, A., Liew, D. & for the Melbourne Interventional Group (MIG), 1 Feb 2018, In : Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy. 32, 1, p. 57-64 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Effect of aspirin on all-cause mortality in the healthy elderly

McNeil, J. J., Nelson, M. R., Woods, R. L., Lockery, J. E., Wolfe, R., Reid, C. M., Kirpach, B. R., Shah, R. C., Ives, D. G., Storey, E., Ryan, J., Tonkin, A. M., Newman, A. B., Williamson, J. D., Margolis, K. L., Ernst, M. E., Abhayaratna, W. P., Stocks, N., Fitzgerald, S. M., Orchard, S. G. & 9 othersTrevaks, R. E., Beilin, L. J., Donnan, G. A., Gibbs, P., Johnston, C. I., Radziszewska, B., Grimm, R., Murray, A. M. & for the ASPREE Investigator Group, 18 Oct 2018, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 379, 16, p. 1519-1528 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review