Melissa Middleton

Melissa Middleton

Biostatistician | PhD Candidate

Murdoch Children's Research Institute

The University of Melbourne

Melissa Middleton is a PhD candidate based at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute & the University of Melbourne. Her research focuses on the application of statistical methods to handle missing data in complex epidemiological studies, with a main focus on survey weights and multiple imputation.

Whilst her main research focus is on biostatistical methodology, she also has research interests in the areas of maternal mental health & substance use as an applied statistician.


  • Missing Data Methodology
  • Multiple Imputation
  • Longitudinal Studies
  • Maternal Mental Health


  • PhD in Biostatistical Methodology, 2023

    University of Melbourne

  • Master of Biostatistics, 2018

    University of Melbourne

  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science, 2017

    La Trobe University