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Research Design Service London
East London team at QMUL

Dr Richard Hooper, Statistics Lead
After gaining his first degree in maths in 1988, Richard studied statistics at the Cambridge University Statistical Laboratory and got his first experience of medical research in the Academic Department of Psychiatry at Cambridge. Following a further year as a government statistician in the Department of Health, he returned to Cambridge to work with researchers investigating mother-infant interactions and postnatal depression. During this period he also did a PhD in statistical pattern recognition. In 1996 he moved to King's College London, where he worked as a lecturer and statistical consultant in the medical school, and a reviewer and adviser for the NHS Executive's project grant and research training fellowship schemes. In 1999 the medical schools of Guy's and St Thomas' hospitals merged with the medical school at King's, and Richard joined with academic public health researchers at Guy’s. He moved to Imperial College London in 2006 when the Respiratory Epidemiology & Public Health group at King’s moved their operation there, with a research focus on the epidemiology of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. In 2010 he joined the Centre for Primary Care & Public Health at QMUL as a Senior Lecturer in Medical Statistics, where he has a leading role in the statistical and design advice work of Research Design Service London.

Prof Stephanie Taylor, Joint lead


Lauren Bell, Research Advisor

Dr Sandra Jumbe, Research Advisor
Jill Russell, Qualitative Research Methodology Lead

Dr Liz Steed, Research Advisor

Dr Ratna Sohanpal, Research Advisor


Glenn Poon, Administrator

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