Lisa Yelland

Associate Professor, PhD, BMa&CompSc(Hons)

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Associate Professor Lisa Yelland is a Biostatistician Senior Research Fellow in the Women and Kids Theme and Co-Leader of the Biostatistics Unit at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute.

As a biostatistician and clinical trialist specializing in maternal and infant health, her research broadly aims to drive improvements in the health of mothers, babies and other populations by using innovative statistical approaches to improve trial design and analysis. She is currently investigating methods for designing and analysing clinical trials collecting partially clustered data, and methods for addressing imperfect stratification in the analysis of trials that utilise stratified randomisation.

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor's Degree (Honours), Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences (Honours), University of Adelaide

PhD, University of Adelaide

External positions

Affiliate Senior Lecturer, School of Public Health, University of Adelaide


  • Biostatistics
  • Clinical Trials
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Clustered Data

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