Dr Joanna Moschandreas (PhD) is a medical statistician at the Centre for Statistics in Medicine (CSM) providing input to, and statistical management of, collaborative clinical trials (currently CAMELLIA, Cytofloc, DEBIOC, FOXFIRE, IntReALL SR, NuTide:301, and PemBla). She also has extensive experience collaborating on health research projects in fields such as cardiovascular medicine, gastroenterology, nutrition, oncology, paediatrics and public health, and has co-authored over 70 peer-reviewed publications and a number of external scientific reports. As ophthalmological data analysis is a long-standing interest of hers, she is a member of the NIHR Statistics group – ophthalmology research section and the Ophthalmic Statistics Group.
Joanna is also a Research Adviser for the South Central Research Design Service. She provides independent review for statistical study reports, journal submissions and grant applications at a national and international level. She serves as a statistical adviser on the editorial boards of Annals of Gastroenterology and BMC Ophthalmology.
She is experienced in teaching medical statistics to biomedical researchers; as an assistant professor of Biostatistics in the Department of Social Medicine at the University of Crete for over eight years, she taught medical statistics courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. At CSM, she has presented at an Advanced Topics workshop and facilitated on the annual CSM Randomised Clinical Trials course.
Joanna graduated from Sheffield University with a BSc in Mathematics and completed an MSc in Applied Statistics at the University of Oxford (1994). After working as a medical statistician she undertook an MSc in Quantitative Genetics and Genome Analysis at the University of Edinburgh (2000) and a PhD in Health Sciences (2002) at the University of Crete, Greece. In 2011, she spent two months at the University of Minnesota, USA, as a Fulbright Research Scholar.
Joanna’s career in medical statistics started at the Biostatistics Unit of the University of Crete, where she collaborated on a WHO project aiming to set up a Cretan Cancer Registry. She joined CSM as a senior medical statistician in 2015.