Hilary Cowie

Research Director

Hilary is IOM's Research Director. She is a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society. Hilary has extensive experience of the design and analysis of epidemiological morbidity and mortality studies. She has been project leader of a number of studies including a detailed statistical analysis of the relationship between exposure to inspirable dust and the presence of respiratory symptoms among UK wool textile workers, and a study of the inter-relationships of dust exposure, lung function and respiratory symptoms among workers in a variety of industries (including underground coal miners and opencast workers). Much of her work has been concerned with the investigation of exposure-response relationships, primarily among occupational populations.

Contact Details:

  • Section Head, Data Science and Epidemiology
  • Office: +44 (0) 131 449 8033
  • Mobile: +44 (0) 7540 823 302
  • Email: hilary.cowie@iom-world.org

Qualifications:

  • BSc Hons (Statistics); Chartered Statistician (CStat)

Committee and Society Memberships:

  • Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society

Research Interests:

  • Epidemiology
  • Environment and Health
  • Occupational Health
  • Sickness-Absence
  • Survey Methods
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