Statistics in Medicine Welcomes New Editor-in-Chief

We are pleased to welcome the newest member of our editorial team for Statistics in Medicine. Nigel Stallard joins  Els Goetghebeur, Joel Greenhouse and Robert Platt as an Editor-in-Chief on the journal.  

Nigel Stallard is Professor of Medical Statistics and Head of the Statistics and Epidemiology Group at Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, UK.  He has a BA in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge and an MSc in Biometry and PhD in Applied Statistics from the University of Reading, where he worked for more than ten years in the group led by former Statistics in Medicine Editor-in-Chief, Professor John Whitehead. 

Nigel’s primary research interests are in the statistical design and analysis of clinical trials. In particular, he has worked on the development and application of methodology for clinical trials with interim analyses and adaptations such as or subgroup treatment selection, publishing over 170 peer-reviewed articles in this area.  He has been an Associate Editor of Statistics in Medicine since 2008 and was Joint Editor of the Journal of Royal Statistical Society Series C (Applied Statistics) from 2015 to 2020.

Nigel replaces Simon Day who retired as an Editor-in-Chief in June. Simon served in the role for eight years and handled over 2000 papers. He was also previously an Associate Editor. We would like to thank Simon for his service and dedication to the journal.