Jonathan Levin is currently Professor of Biostatistics and Head of the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the School of Public Health
Name: Professor Jonathan Levin
Jonathan Levin is currently Professor of Biostatistics and Head of the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the School of Public Health at the University of Witwatersrand, having joined the School in April 2015. The main duties relate to the development of a Master’s Programme in Biostatistics, teaching on the MSc in Epidemiology and Biostatistics and supervising postgraduate students. Many of these activities form part of the new Wellcome Trust DELTAS grant for the Sub-Saharan African Consortium for Advanced Biostatistics Training (SSACAB).
Before joining the Wits School of Public Health, Jonathan was the Head of the Statistics Section in the UK Medical Research Council / Uganda Virus Research Institute Research Unit on AIDS in Uganda, a position that he held since January 2009, having worked in the Unit as a Senior Statistician since October 2006. Prior to moving to Uganda Jonathan had worked as a Biostatistician in the South African Medical Research Council for 12 years.
In addition to his interest in teaching Biostatistics, Jonathan is interested in Statistical aspects of Randomised Controlled Trials including Cluster Randomised Trials.