Name: Yemisi Takwoingi
Professor of Test Evaluation and Evidence Synthesis; Deputy Director, Institute of Applied Health Research
Yemisi Takwoingi is Professor of Test Evaluation and Evidence Synthesis at the University of Birmingham, UK. Her primary research interests are in the evaluation of medical tests to ensure they are fit for purpose. Yemisi undertakes multidisciplinary research with national and international collaborators as a biostatistician. She has published extensively, including papers and chapters in major books; many of her papers have had international impact on policy and practice. She is Associate Editor of the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Diagnostic Test Accuracy and a member of the Cochrane Editorial Board. Yemisi co-convenes the Cochrane Screening and Diagnostic Tests Methods Group, and is a member of the Royal Statistical Society Working Group on Diagnostic Tests and several scientific oversight committees.