Researcher biography

A/Prof Mark D. Chatfield is a diligent, experienced, applied biostatistician. He has substantial involvement with randomised controlled trials (RCTs) and is the RCT and meta-analysis statistics expert within the Faculty's Research and Statistical Support Service (RASSS).

In collaboration with other researchers, he has published over 130 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has been/is an investigator on 16 NHMRC/MRFF/NIH funded grant applications (mostly RCTs). He has co-supervised one PhD student to completion, and is currently co-supervising six PhD students.

He currently undertakes collaborative research with Faculty researchers from:

- Centre for Clinical Research [UQCCR]

- Child Health Research Centre [CHRC]

- Centre for Health Services Research [CHSR]

- School of Public Health [SPH]

In 2020, Mark was awarded The Outstanding Mid-Career Researcher within CHSR. Mark is a main contributor to the Faculty's Statistics Service, which was nominated for a Service Excellence Award in 2019 & 2020.

He is an Honorary Fellow (Associate Professor, 2016-present) with Menzies School of Health Research, where he worked 2012-2017. He has also worked at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute (2017-8), NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney (2009-2012), UK MRC Human Nutrition Research (2006-9), Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge (2002-6).