Dr. Gian Luca Di Tanna, PhD MPhil MSc CStat, is Lecturer in Medical Statistics and Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and qualified as Associate Professor in Medical Statistics by the MIUR – Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research. He is currently on a 5-year leave from the Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.
PhD/MPhil in Medical Statistics (Sapienza University of Rome), PhD in Health Economics (Catholic University of Sacred Heart), MSc in Data Intelligence and Decision Analysis and CStat (Chartered Statistician) of the Royal Statistical Society, Dr. Di Tanna has more than 15 years experience in Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Health Technology Assessment.
He is an expert Biostatistician with a focus on design and analysis of observational and experimental studies in Medicine, health care evaluations including cost effectiveness modelling and analysis of uncertainty, assessment of evidence including quantitative pooling of results through meta analysis and mixed treatment comparisons and statistical methods in clinical trials.
His main activities are currently related to Malaria projects in developing countries, with a specific focus on methodological applications of spatial temporal modeling, cluster randomized trials and observational studies.
He is co-organiser and lecturer of the foundation module ‘Statistics for Epidemiology and Population Health (STEPH)’ of several MSc at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine where he also lectures for the short courses “Introductory Course in Epidemiology & Medical Statistics (ICEMS)”, “Advanced Statistical Methods in Epidemiology (ASME)” and “Systematic Reviews and Meta Analysis”.
He has a keen interest in the application of statistical methods for monitoring sports performances (individual and aggregated data/teams) and a great passion for football, in particular for the team he supports, AS Roma.