Prof Damien McElvenny

Principal Epidemiologist

Damien is a biostatistician and epidemiologist working in the Data Science and Epidemiology Section of Research Division and is a chartered statistician and chartered scientist.  He has over 30 years' experience working in a variety roles relating to the statistical analysis of health data in the public and private sector.  .  Damien joined IOM in 2011 and has successfully led projects related to cancer in the lead, rubber and hard-metal industries as well as projects on trauma and cancer.  He has led a number of consultancy projects, including medico-legal reports on occupational epidemiology.  Damien is IOM's lead for the BRAIN and HEADING studies that are examining the effect of concussion and heading football on elite and professional athletes.  He is secretary of the UK/Ireland Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Society and Secretary of the EPIOCH Management Committee.  He is an Honorary Member of the Society of Occupational Medicine.

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QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BSc (Hons)
  • MSc
  • PhD
  • CStat
  • CSci

COMMITTEE AND SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS:

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

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND CONSULTANCY ACTIVITIES:

  • Meta-analyses and systematic reviews

  • Occupational epidemiology (cancer, neurological disorders, mental health, musculoskeletal disorders)

  • Disease cluster investigations

  • Medico-legal reports (statistical and epidemiological)

  • Risk assessment

  • Health impact assessment

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