NameDr Camille (Millie) Parsons
RoleSenior Research Fellow/statistician
Millie originally joined the Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit in 2012 as a statistician within the musculoskeletal programme of research in the unit. She has recently completed a PhD entitled “Definition of trajectories of joint space narrowing in knee osteoarthritis in the presence of measurement error”. In her thesis Millie developed and contrasted statistical methods that identify change in a continuous variables used to monitor osteoarthritis disease progression, knee joint space width measurement, over time within individuals diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis. Millie’s research interests include monitoring and understanding longitudinal change and risk factors, with a particular focus in osteoarthritis and bone health.
Before joining the Unit Millie obtained an MSc in Statistics with Applications in Medicine from the University of Southampton in October 2010. She initially worked as a research assistant at the Dr Foster Unit at Imperial College, using routinely captured health data to develop measures of quality in healthcare. She has also worked as a clinical statistician at Southampton Biomedical Research Unit, Southampton General Hospital.