Fiona Vanobberghen, PhD

Function(s)
Senior Scientific Collaborator

Organisational Entity
Clinical Research Unit

Professional activities at Swiss TPH

  • Statistician for the KIULARCO cohort of HIV-infected adults and children in Ifakara, Tanzania
  • Statistician for programme of HIV research in Lesotho
  • Analysis of cluster randomised trials for pathogen eliminiation
  • Design and analysis of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic (PK/PD) studies for helminths and malaria
  • In addition, my experience and interests span HIV epidemiology and clinical trials, the use of marginal structural models to estimate causal effects, and research and capacity development in East Africa


Higher education and qualifications

  • PhD, University College London, 2012: Practical and theoretical considerations of the application of marginal structural models to estimate causal effects of treatment in HIV infection
  • MSc Medical Statistics (distinction), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2005
  • MMath Mathematics (1st class), University of Oxford, 2004


Past professional activities

  • 2014-present: Assistant Professor in Medical Statistics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (part-time)
  • 2012-2014: Research Fellow in Medical Statistics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and Mwanza Intervention Trials Unit (based in Mwanza, Tanzania)
  • 2005-2012: Medical Statistician, Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Unit (HIV group)
  • 2006-2012: Honorary Research Assistant, University College London (teaching)
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