Silvia Rizzi is Assistant Professor at the Interdisciplinary Center on Population Dynamics, University of Southern Denmark. She has a background in Economics and Social Sciences (MSc) from University L. Bocconi, Italy, and a PhD in Health Sciences from University of Southern Denmark.
She is passionate about applying statistical methods to health research and filling the gap between methodological developments and applied research. She works in a highly interdisciplinary environment, collaborating daily with epidemiologists, biostatisticians and demographers.
Research areas: Non-parametric modeling; ageing; mortality; cancer epidemiology.