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Chelu Mfalila

Chelu Mfalila

  • Research fellows

Research Fellow in Medical Statistics

Research subject areas

  • Population Health
  • Medicine

Contact details


Chelu is a statistical advisor with the NIHR Research Design Service London. She has expertise in the design and evaluation of clinical trials as well as epidemiological and laboratory studies. She trained in statistical methods and theory with applications in clinical trials and infectious disease epidemiology at Harvard University (SM Biostatistics).

Chelu has a multidisciplinary background in mathematics, economics, biological sciences and theatre arts. Her research interests include study design, application of statistical and epidemiological methods on complex data structures and evaluation of surrogate endpoints as risk factors (association or causation) for disease progression.

Chelu’s collaborative work aims to improve overall population wellbeing by developing efficacious and culturally relevant prevention strategies and effective clinical guidelines.