Dr. Esnat Chirwa
South African Medical Research Council
Esnat Chirwa has a postgraduate diploma and Master’s Degree in Biometry obtained from the University of Reading (UK), and PhD from the University of Witwatersrand (SA). Her career as a Statistician started at the University of Malawi, where she worked as a lecturer in Applied Statistics and was involved in teaching study designs, statistics theory and quantitative analysis methods to undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as in postgraduate supervision. She has also been involved in several projects as consultant data analyst for both national and international organisations. She has over 15 years of experience in data management and analysis, and advanced statistical methods. Her main interests are structural equation modelling, and application of multi-level models to longitudinal or hierarchical observational studies.