Sally Lord is an epidemiologist and senior research fellow at
the CTC (Thursdays). Her research interests are in epidemiology
and research methods to develop and assess the clinical value
of medical tests and biomarkers, new technologies, and risk
models to guide treatment decisions. She is involved in the design
of studies of diagnostic accuracy and prognosis, clinical
trials, systematic reviews and decision-models.
Sally has an MBBS, MSc (applied biostatistics and epidemiology)
and a clinical background in general practice (FRACGP). She
collaborates on test evaluation projects and prognostic studies to
improve diagnostic classification with researchers nationally
and internationally, and holds a 0.8 FTE position as Head of
Epidemiology at the School of Medicine, the University of Notre
Dame. She teaches in the Biomarkers Studies unit in the Masters of
Clinical Trials Research and the Decision Analysis unit in the
Masters of Public Health, the University of Sydney.