Ella Huszti, MSc, PhD
Current Position and Professional Functions
Ella Huszti is a biostatistician at UHN’s Biostatistics Research Unit, where she collaborates with researchers from various departments on study design, is responsible for data analysis, and contributes to research publications; and she is also an Assistant Professor (Status) at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto.
Education and Training
Ella holds a PhD degree in biostatistics from the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at McGill University, focused on Markov Relative Survival Models. She also holds an undergraduate degree in applied mathematics (Western University of Timisoara, Romania) and a Master’s degree in statistics (University of Alberta). She has previously worked at several major university medical research centres, including Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.
Research Interests and Expertise
Some of Ella’s previous work include examining the quality-of-life in survivors of cardiac arrest in a large, multi-centre clinical trial of Public Access Defibrillation, modelling change over time in breast density in the context of breast cancer prevention, and even debunking the alleged longer life span of Oscar winners. Her areas of expertise include survival analysis, methodological issues arising in observational studies and clinical trials.