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Biostatisticians

Esmé JordaanEsmé Jordaan
Specialist Statistician

E-mail: esme.jordaan@mrc.ac.za
Tel:
+27-21-9380922

Interest areas: Finite Mixture models with a focus on Latent Class Models; Growth mixture modelling with normal and non-normal data; (Pragmatic) Randomised controlled trials; Structural Equations modelling including Measurement models such as the Rasch model; Agreement for categorical data and loglinear modeling in contingency tables; Clinical research areas include sport science and psychiatric research.

Publications (pdf format, 89 kb)

Ria Laubscher Ria Laubscher
Senior Statistician

E-mail: ria.laubscher@mrc.ac.za
Tel:
+27-21-9380923

Interest areas: Mortality Profiles; Database Management; Nutritional Data Analyses Graphical display of data

Publications (pdf format, 136 kb)

Sonja SwanevelderSonja Swanevelder
Senior Statistician

E-mail: sonja.swanevelder@mrc.ac.za
Tel:
+27-21-9380927

Interest areas: Medical & Sport Biostatistics with special interest in Randomised Controlled Trials, Correlated data, Regression analyses and Survival Analyses.

Publications (pdf format, 126 kb)

Nomonde GwebusheNomonde Gwebushe
Statistician

E-mail: nomonde.gwebushe@mrc.ac.za
Tel:
+27-21-9380921

Interest areas: Clinical and cluster randomised controlled trials; Application of general linear models and linear mixed models; Logistic Regression

Publications (pdf format, 13 kb)

Mikateko Cynthia Mazinu Mikateko Cynthia Mazinu
Junior Statistician

E-mail: mikateko.mazinu@mrc.ac.za
Tel: +27-21-9380925

Interest areas: Logistic regression modelling, clinical and randomised controlled trails.

Prof Carl LombardProf Carl Lombard
Consultant

E-mail: carl.lombard@mrc.ac.za
Tel: +27-21-9380924

Interest areas: Analysis and design of clinical trials especially cluster randomized trials. Statistical aspects of data and safety monitoring of clinical trials. Analysis of correlated data with respect to recurrent events, longitudinal design and the joint modeling of responses and survey analysis.

Publications (pdf format, 165 kb)

Dr Averalda van Graan
Manager of SAFOODS and dietary intake assessment
South African Food Data System: SAFOODS

Email: Averalda.vanGraan2@mrc.ac.za
Tel: 021 938 0452

Joelaine ChettyJoelaine Chetty
Research Dietitian, Food Compilation RD (SA) MPH
South African Food Data System: SAFOODS

Email: joelaine.chetty@mrc.ac.za
Tel: 021 938 0942

Interested Areas: Food composition database management and maintenance; food compilation software development; food composition website maintenance; recipe calculation methodology; networking with food industry and  food labelling assistance;  public health nutrition in lifecycle; nutrition advocacy and food composition training.

Administration

Jessica PetersenJessica Petersen
Senior Officer (Secretary)

P O Box 19070, Tygerberg, 7505, South Africa
Tel: +27 21 938-0926
Fax: +27 21 938-0310
E-mail: Jessica.petersen@mrc.ac.za

Amanda FourieAmanda Fourie
Senior Encoder
E-mail: amanda.fourie@mrc.ac.za
Tel:
+27-21-9380920

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