Clinician Researcher

Assistant Professor Tim Spelman

Lead Statistician

Biography

Assistant Professor Tim Spelman is a PhD biostatistician and clinician with over 20 years of experience in statistics and epidemiology. He is one of the world’s leading registry/real-world data analysis and pharmaco-epidemiologists and has authored or co-authored over 250 publications in infectious diseases, virology, risk prediction, epidemiology, digital health and artificial intelligence, public health, health economics, immunology, health technology assessment and neurology. He is currently lead statistician with the Department of Health Services Research at Peter Mac in addition to current roles at St Vincent’s Hospital, MSBase international multiple registry at Monash University, senior statistician at the Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute in Sweden and Head of Data Analytics at the Big Multiple Sclerosis Data Network consortium. He also served as the advising statistician to the Economics Sub-Committee of PBAC between 2014-2022 and as a consultant statistician to the Lancet since 2014. Assistant Professor Spelman has previously worked for Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunology, the Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, VICNISS Healthcare Associated Infection Surveillance System, the United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS and Monash University’s Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine. He also has considerable clinical trial experience, serving in both trial statistician and Data & Safety Monitoring Committee capacities in many clinical trials, both locally and internationally. Assistant Professor Spelman previously spent 10 years at the Australian Bureau of Statistics working on population census and health economics data. He also has a strong international reputation.

Assistant Professor
Clinician Researcher

Assistant Professor Tim Spelman

Lead Statistician
Cancer types Blood, Breast, Cancer Unknown Primary, Genitourinary Oncology, Gynae Oncology, Head and Neck, Lower Gastrointestinal, Lung, Melanoma Skin, Neuro Oncology, Neuroendocrine Tumours, Paediatric, Sarcoma, Upper Gastrointestinal
Qualifications PhD, MBBS, BSc
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