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Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of South Australia

Professor Esterman's first degree was a BSc(hons) in statistics at the University of Bath, UK, followed by an MSc in Medical Statistics from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Epidemiology (FACE). His career includes seven years working for the World Health Organization in Geneva and Copenhagen.

As well as writing for The Conversation, he has written several articles on the Medium website:


  • –present
    Professor of Biostatistics, University of South Australia


  • 2002 
    Flinders University, PhD in Epidemiology