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Mithilesh Dronavalli

Medical Statistician for Science and Social Innovation

Employed Available
I want to help prevent and alleviate suffering in the poorest, sickest, most vulnerable and discriminated people.

I have over 7 years' experience in statistics applied to public health / medical research and 4 years in clinical psychiatry.

I have researched areas of poverty, Aboriginal health, communicable diseases (influenza-oseltamivir prophylaxis, Tuberculosis, syphilis, HIV, sexually transmitted infections), mental health, addictions, crime, cancer, heart disease, smoking cessation, breastfeeding, health and well-being, health education, aged care and for children with disabilities.

This resume is upto date as of 16th January 2023.

Masters of Biostatistics and Ongoing Learning

Monash University

January 2007 to June 2008
Biostatistics: Generalised Linear Models, Survival Analysis, Longitudinal and Correlated Data (including multi-level modelling), Advanced R, Stata, Meta-regression, Study Design, Sample Size Calculation, Logic, Variable Selection, Data Linkage, Clinical Trial Design, Probability & Statistical Inference, Pharmacoepidemiology, generating and simulating data, multiple imputation for analysis with missing data and an overview of Machine Learning

Causal Inference: Directed Acyclic Graphs, Propensity Scores, Inverse Probability Treatment Weights, Regression Discontinuity, Differences in Differences, Instrumental Variables, Mendelian Randomisation

AStat (Accredited Statistician)

Statistical Society of Australia

Since December 2022
Member Profile:
Criteria for Accredited Statistician:
A Degree in Statistics +
6 years of progressively advanced Statistical Experience +
Submission of Major Works +
Maintaining Continual Professional Development + 5 yearly re-accreditations

Training in Public Health Medicine

Australian Faculty of Public Health Medicine

November 2014 to October 2022
Rotations: Rural and Indigenous Health, HIV, Public Health Unit (Communicable Disease and Environmental Health), Childhood Disability, Addiction and Pharmacoepi (TGA)

Coursework: Environmental Health Risk Assessments | Framing Indigenous Health| Health Promotion| Health Policy| Epidemiology and Control of Communicable Disease| Qualitative Research Methods| Environmental Health Risk Assessments | Introduction to teaching and supervision | Grant Writing | PRINCE 2 : Foundations and Practitioners | Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Certified as of 2022 Oct

Conference Presentations: National Rural Health (Oral) | Asia Pacific Heart Failure (2 Posters) 2008 | RACP 2016 (Oral: Gerry Murphy Prize) |Australian Public Health 2019 (Oral)


University of Sydney, NHMRC Clinical Trial Centre

September 2011
Risk and Treatment Factors of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lip

MBBS BMedSc First Class Honours in Biostatistics

University of Melbourne

January 2002 to December 2010
A Pharmacological mechanism for the Clinical Benefits of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors: Analyses of randomised controlled trials