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José M. Ordóñez-Mena

MSc, Dr. sc. hum.


Medical Statistician

BIOGRAPHY

Research Associate, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, 2016-

Research Assistant, Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany, 2012-2015

PhD Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, University of Heidelberg, Germany, 2012-2016

MSc Nutrition and Health, Division of Human Nutrition, University of Wageningen, the Netherlands, 2010-2012

BSc Physical Activity and Sports Sciences, Sports Faculty, University Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla, Spain, 2004-2010

RESEARCH INTERESTS

My background is aging, cancer, nutritional and clinical epidemiology. Most of my previous research has been around the influence of vitamin D in the development and prognosis of cancer in older adults. I am very experienced in the analysis of large cohort studies, systematic reviews, traditional and individual participant data meta-analysis.

More recently my focus has been on diagnostic accuracy studies, diagnostic meta-analysis and network meta-analysis. Most of my current research projects have something to do with biomarkers/tests of inflammation and with infectious diseases.

At the moment I collaborate with: 

TEACHING

I am involved in the teaching of medical statistics to undergraduate Medicine Pre-Clinical year 2 students, and postgraduate students in the MSc in Evidence-Based Health Care and MSc in Medical Statistics. I teach a session on Introduction to Meta-Analysis in R in the Meta-Analysis module. I am also co coordinator of the MSc module Introduction to Study Design and Research Methods.

SUPERVISING

I supervise postgraduate students on the MSc in Evidence-Based Health Care and MSc in Medical Statistics, and undergraduate students on the Medicine Pre-Clinical Final Honours School (FHS) year from the University of Oxford. I am also keen and have experience on advising MSc and PhD students in other programs and from other universities.