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Dr Stuart Howell completed an Honours degree in Psychology in 1990 and has worked as a research statistician since 1992. Over the course of his career, he has worked in a variety of settings including academia, government health departments and non-government organisations. In 1997, he joined the Department of Medicine at Sydney University to oversee a programme of studies exploring the epidemiology of gastrointestinal illnesses. Following a brief period as statistician/epidemiologist at the Macquarie Area Health Service (Dubbo, NSW), he returned to the Department of Medicine to complete a PhD. Since graduating in 2005, he has held senior positions with the Arkansas Centre for Health Improvement, Queensland Health and the University of Adelaide. He has had extensive experience with large-scale, population-based data collections including longitudinal survey studies and patient-based, administrative data collections. His current interests lie in the characterisation and management of confounding and bias in epidemiological studies.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Public Health, PhD, The role of socioeconomic class in the aetiology of functional gastrointestinal illness, University of Sydney

1 Jan 199931 Aug 2005

Award Date: 1 May 2006

Psychology, BA (Hons), Undergraduate degree

1 Feb 198530 Nov 1989

Award Date: 3 May 1990

Research area keywords

  • Pre-hospital care
  • Critical care
  • Trauma

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