About – Hannah Bower

Hannah Bower, PhD

Director of Applied Biostatistics

Hannah Bower is a biostatistician with several years experience working with register-based epidemiological data. She joined Red Door Analytics part-time (0.3FTE) in August 2022 as Director of Applied Biostatistics. Hannah also works at the Department of Medicine Solna, Karolinska Institutet where she works with research projects in the inflammatory joint diseases group. She has a strong background in the survival analysis field and has worked extensively in statistical methods and software development. 


Selected publications

Bower H, Andersson TM-L, Crowther MJ, Lambert PC. Flexible parametric survival analysis with multiple timescales: Estimation and implementation using stmt. The Stata Journal 2022; (Accepted)

Leontyeva Y, Bower H, Gauffin O, Lambert PC, Andersson TM-L. Assessing the impact of including variation in general population mortality on standard errors of relative survival and loss in life expectancy. BMC medical research methodology 2022;22(1):130-

Bower H, Frisell T, Di Giuseppe D, Delcoigne B, Alenius GM, Baecklund E, Chatzidionysiou K, Feltelius N, Forsblad-d’elia H, Kastbom A, Klareskog L, Lindqvist E, Lindström U, Turesson C, Sjöwall C, Askling J, ARTIS Study Group. Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on morbidity and mortality in patients with inflammatory joint diseases and in the general population: a nationwide Swedish cohort study. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2021;80(8):1086-1093

Bai G, Szwajda A, Wang Y, Li X, Bower H, Karlsson IK, Johansson B, Dahl Aslan AK, Pedersen Nl, Hägg S, Jylhävä J. Frailty trajectories in three longitudinal studies of aging: Is the level or the rate of change more predictive of mortality? Age and ageing 2021;50(6):2174-2182

Plym A, Johansson ALV, Bower H, Wennstig AK, Fredriksson I, Ahlgren J, Lambe M. Impact of chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and endocrine therapy on sick leave in women with early-stage breast cancer during a 5-year period: a population-based cohort study. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment 2020;182(3):699-707

Bower H, Andersson TM-L, Syriopoulou E, Rutherford MJ, Lambe M, Ahlgren J, Dickman PW, Lambert PC. Potential gain in life years for Swedish women with breast cancer if stage and survival differences between education groups could be eliminated – Three what-if scenarios. Breast 2019;45():75-81

Bower H, Crowther MJ, Rutherford MJ, Andersson TM-L, Clements M, Liu X-R, Dickman PW, Lambert PC, Capturing simple and complex time-dependent effects using flexible parametric survival models: A simulation study. Communications in Statistics-Simulation and Computation 2019;50(11):3777-3793

Bower H, Andersson TM-L, Crowther MJ, Dickman PW, Lambe M, Lambert PC. Adjusting Expected Mortality Rates Using Information From a Control Population: An Example Using Socioeconomic Status. American journal of epidemiology 2018;187(4):828-836

Bower H, Björkholm M, Dickman PW, Höglund M, Lambert PC, Andersson TM-L. Life Expectancy of Patients With Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Approaches the Life Expectancy of the General Population. Journal of clinical oncology 2016;34(24):2851-7

Bower H, Crowther MJ, Lambert PC. strcs: A command for fitting flexible parametric survival models on the log-hazard scale. Stata Journal 2016;16(4):989-1012

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