Tracy Pellatt Higgins (Deputy Academic Site Lead and Research adviser/Stats)
Tracy has worked for the Research Design Service South East since June 2010, where she provides specialist advice on study design and quantitative methods.
She has worked in health research for most of her career, helping to develop new medicines and implementing statistical methodologies for advanced clinical trial design using modelling and simulation, and adaptive designs.
Tracy was Head of Statistics at Covance managing a group of more than 20 Statisticians for eight years. Prior to joining the RDS SE she was a pharmacometrician at Pfizer. Tracy specialised in pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic modeling, simulation, optimal trial design and model based meta-analysis.
Her research interests include palliative care, mental health, therapeutic writing, complementary therapies and holistic healthcare.