Geraldine Clarke

Senior data analyst

Data analytics team | Improvement analytics unit (IAU)


Geraldine works in the Improvement Analytics Unit.

Her current projects include the quantitative evaluation of the causal impact of healthcare interventions implemented as part of the NHS New Care Models programme. Prior to joining the Health Foundation, Geraldine worked as a senior researcher in statistical genetics in the Big Data Institute, and the Welcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, at the University of Oxford.

At Oxford, she was involved in a variety of multi-centre and international large-scale projects for the analysis of genetic, clinical and environmental data in both genetic and epidemiological population-based studies of various diseases. Geraldine studied mathematics at the University of Oxford and has a PhD in statistics from Stanford University.

Interests and memberships

Geraldine is a keen runner and enjoys cooking, reading, spending time with her family and playing the piano. 


  • Clarke GM, Rockett K, Kivinen K, Hubbart C, Jeffreys AE, Rowlands K, et al. Characterisation of the opposing effects of G6PD deficiency on cerebral malaria and severe malarial anaemia. Elife. 2017;6. 
  • Rockett KA, Clarke GM, Fitzpatrick K, Hubbart C, Jeffreys AE, Rowlands K, et al. Reappraisal of known malaria resistance loci in a large multicenter study. Nat Genet. 2014;46(11):1197–204. 
  • Walden AP, Clarke GM, McKechnie S, Hutton P, Gordon AC, Rello J, et al. Patients with community acquired pneumonia admitted to European intensive care units: An epidemiological survey of the GenOSept cohort. Crit Care. 2014;18(2). 
  • Clarke GM, Anderson CA, Pettersson FH, Cardon LR, Morris AP, Zondervan KT. Basic statistical analysis in genetic case-control studies. Nat Protoc. 2011;6(2):121–33. 
  • Clarke GM, Morris AP. A Comparison of sample size and power in case-only association studies of gene-environment interaction. Am J Epidemiol. 2010;171(4):498–505. 

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