Research Associate in Statistics
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Efthalia (Lina) holds a PhD in Applied Statistics and Data Mining in Social Sciences from Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, in Greece, as well as a Master of Science (2 years) and a Diploma (5 years) in Applied Mathematics from the National Technical University of Athens. Lina has worked as a Research Consultant in London School of Economics and Political Science Enterprise conducting statistical analysis on health-related data, in the National School of Public Health and in the National Centre of Social Research in Athens, Greece. She joined the PCU in June 2017 as a research associate at the Cardiovascular Group, and since then, she is providing statistical advice to members of PCU and she is working with data on CVD, health-related behaviour and health services. Lina is currently involved in the SAFER – Screening for Atrial Fibrillation – programme supporting the feasibility study. Additionally, Lina joined the CPRD group and she was responsible for data extraction and statistical support. She recently started to work on multimorbidity in stroke patients, a SPCR NIHR funded project (https://www.spcr.nihr.ac.uk/projects/multimorbidity-in-stroke-patients).
Applied statistics in medicine, health and social sciences.
University of Cambridge, Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Contribution to teaching and research-led training modules relating to medical statistics, practicals with STATA and routine data.
Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Department of Psychology
Invited lecture at the workshop “Methodology and applications of data analysis” of the postgraduate programme of psychology.
National Technical University of Athens, Department of Applied Mathematics and Physical Sciences
Teaching Assistance on Minitab and Statgraphics postgraduate and undergraduate laboratory courses.
Lectures to postgraduate students on topics of Survey Sampling Methods and Statistical Quality Control.
Kassavou, A., Mirzaei, V., Brimicombe, J., Edwards, S., Massou, E., Prevost, A. T., Griffin, S., & Sutton, S. (2020). A Highly Tailored Text and Voice Messaging Intervention to Improve Medication Adherence in Patients With Either or Both Hypertension and Type 2 Diabetes in a UK Primary Care Setting: Feasibility Randomized Controlled Trial of Clinical Effectiveness. Journal of medical Internet research, 22(5), e16629. https://doi.org/10.2196/16629
Yang Z, Edwards D, Massou E, Saunders C, Brayne C, Mant J. Statin use and high-dose statin use after ischemic stroke in the UK: a retrospective cohort study. Clinical Epidemiology. In Press 2019.
Tsouvelas, G., Giotakos, O., Massou, E., & Konstantakopoulos, G. (2019). Seasonality and time-related aspects of suicides in Greece: an applied time-series analysis. Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience & Mental Health, 2(1), 01-11.
Vogiatzi, C., Gemenetzi G., Massou, L., Poulopoulos, S., Papaefthimiou, S., Zervas, E. (2018). Energy use and saving in residential sector and occupant behavior: A case study in Athens, Energy and Buildings, 181, 1-9.
Bougea, A., Spantideas, N., Anagnostou, E., Massou, E., Xirou, S., Thomaidis, T., … & Kararizou, E. (2016). Understanding of headache patterns modification in an emergency department during the economic crisis of Greece. Neurological Sciences, 37(8), 1233-1239.
Papanikolaou, V., Gadallah, M., Leon, G. R., Massou, E., Prodromitis, G., Skembris, A., & Levett, J. (2013). Relationship of locus of control, psychological distress, and trauma exposure in groups impacted by intense political conflict in Egypt. Prehospital and disaster medicine, 28(05), 423-427.
Koukouvinos, C., Massou, E., Mylona, K., & Parpoula, C. (2011). Analyzing supersaturated designs with entropic measures. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 141(3), 1307-1312.
Massou, E. (2011). An information based criterion for analyzing supersaturated designs, Advances and Applications in Statistical Sciences, Vol.6, Issue 1, p.59-69.
Koukouvinos, C., Massou, E., & Mylona, K. (2010). A study on the application of data mining techniques for classification and clustering of medical data. Journal of Applied Probability and Statistics, 5(1), 1-14.
Bougea, A., Spantideas, N., Massou, E., Headaches Profiles during Economic Crisis: Lessons from Greek Reality. Riga, Scholar’s Press, 2018.
Papanikolaou, V., Levett, J., Gadallah, M., Papastamou,S., Prodromitis, G., Massou, E., Lekka P., Psychosocial impacts of massive disasters, Management of impacts on health system, Hellenic Ministry of Health and Social Solidarity, Egypt Ministry of Health and Population, National School of Public Health in co‐operation with World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine, WADEM, Athens, December 2012.