Dr. Philip J Clare, PhD

Research Fellow

UNSW Sydney


Philip is a Biostatistician, with a PhD in Biostatistics from UNSW Sydney and a Masters in Biostatistics from the University of Sydney. He currently works as a Biostatistician, consulting on a variety of projects for the centre. He also conducts methodological research, with a particular focus on causal inference using observational data, and the use of machine learning in causal inference.

Philip completed his PhD in 2020, with a focus on the use of targeted maximum likelihood estimation to estimate causal effects, under the supervision of Assoc. Prof. Timothy Dobbins, Prof. Richard Mattick and Assoc. Prof. Raimondo Bruno.


  • Causal Inference
  • Machine Learning
  • Epidemiology/Public Health


  • PhD in Biostatistics, 2020

    UNSW Sydney

  • Master of Biostatistics, 2014

    University of Sydney


  • p.clare@unsw.edu.au
  • 22-32 King St, Randwick, NSW, 2031, Australia
  • National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, Building R3
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