Sophie Paget-Bailly is a research engineer in epidemiology and clinical research. She passed with honours the East of France inter-region master’s degree in public health and occupational and environmental risks. During the master’s degree’s internship in the Interregional Epidemiology Unit of Bourgogne/Franche-Comté, she realized a quantitative health risk assessment in the context of chemical contamination of groundwater. She defended a PhD in Public Health and Epidemiology in Paris XI University, Doctoral School 420, working in the Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health in Villejuif, France. During her PhD, she worked on occupational exposures and head and neck cancer, providing two systematic reviews and meta-analyses and analyzing data from the ICARE case-control study. She was also representative of the PhD students at the ED420 school council.
She then joined the UMQVC at the University hospital of Besancon where she provides methodological support for clinicians in designing, analyzing and promoting results from clinical research. She is particularly involved into research on breast cancer or gynecologic cancers. She is statistical editor among the Cochrane Lung Cancer Group. She also provides lessons in biostatistics to medical school students and in research methodology to public health master’s degree students. Since 2017, she is the head of the module "Monitoring of HRQoL in clincial practice".
Main areas of expertise
- Clinical trials and clinical research
- Meta-analyses and Cochrane methodology
- Occupational epidemiology
Main ongoing external collaboration