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Adrian Esterman

Professor Esterman is one of Australia’s leading biostatisticians with over 40 years of experience. His career includes 7 years as a staff member of the World Health Organization based in Geneva and Copenhagen, and 16 years as Principal Epidemiologist for the South Australian Department of Health. He is currently Professor of Biostatistics at UniSA’s Clinical & Health Sciences department, in addition to Adjust Professor of Biostatistics appointments at James Cook University, Flinders University, and the University of Adelaide.
His expertise covers all areas of statistical analysis including survey research, cluster analysis, structural equation modelling (path analysis) and predictive modelling. In the last five years he has been a chief investigator on over $3 million of competitive grants. He is the author of nearly 350 publications many in high impact journals. He has a current h-index of 60.

His core competencies include: research; data analysis; data software tools (Stata, SPSS, Medcalc, PASS); biostatistics; epidemiology; public health.

Qualifications & Memberships:

  • PhD Epidemiology, Flinders University,
  • MSc Medical Statistics, University of London
  • BSc (hons) Statistics, University of Bath
  • FACE, Fellow of the American College of Epidemiology