Eleanor Maria Pullenayegum

PhD (University of Toronto)
MA (Cambridge University)
CASM (Cambridge University)

Professional Interests

Biostatistics, health economics, health utility, longitudinal data, Bayesian methods.


I work to enhance biostatistical methods for use in health research.


  • CIHR New Investigator Award (2012-2017)
  • Young Investigator Award of the Section on Teaching Statistics in the Health Sciences, American Statistical Association (2008)
  • Schuldham Plate, Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge (1999)



Additional Recent Publications

Pullenayegum EM, Willan AR. Marginal Models for Censored Longitudinal Cost Data: Appropriate Working Variance Matrices in Inverse-Probability-Weighted GEEs Can Improve Precision. International Journal of Biostatistics Vol.7:Iss.1, Article 14. Doi:10.2202/1557-4679.1170

Pullenayegum EM, Guo Q1, Hopkins RB. Developing critical thinking about reporting of Bayesian analyses. Journal of Statistics Education 2012: 20(1)

Pullenayegum EM, Thabane L. Teaching Bayesian Statistics in a Health Research Methodology Program. Journal of Statistics Education 2009; 17(3)

Thabane L, Walter SD, Hanna S, Goldsmith CH, Pullenayegum EM. Developing a biostatistical collaboration course in a health science research methodology program. Journal of Statistics Education 2008; 16(2)