Prof Damien McElvenny

Principal Epidemiologist

Damien is an epidemiologist working in the Statistics and Toxicology Section of Research Division and is a chartered statistician and chartered scientist.  He has nearly 30 years' experience working in a variety roles relating to the statistical analysis of health data in the public and private sector.  Damien is an independent scientific member of the UK Industrial Injuries Advisory Council.  He joined IOM in 2011 and is currently leading two projects, one on the carcinogenicity of occupational exposure to lead, the other on the carcinogenicity of work in the hard-metal manufacturing industry.

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QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BSc (Hons)
  • MSc
  • CStat
  • CSci

COMMITTEE AND SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Royal Statistical Society
  • International Epidemiology Association
  • International Commission on Occupational Health
  • Society for Social Medicine

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Meta-analysis methods
  • Carcinogenicity of occupational exposure to lead
  • Carcinogenicity of working in the hard-metal industry
  • Carcinogenicity of working in the rubber industry
  • Carcinogenicity of work with acrylonitrile
  • Health effects of endocrine-disrupting chemicals
  • Health effects related to ionising and non-ionising radiation
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