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Summary: I am a Senior Epidemiologist with expertise in advanced analytical techniques applied to linked healthcare data. I currently have a particular focus and interest in Cardiovascular Epidemiology.
Location: Level 11, Worsley Building
- BSc in Mathematics, University of Sheffield.
- MSc in Statistics, University of Sheffield.
- PhD in Paediatric Cancer Epidemiology, University of Leeds.
- Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, University of Leeds.
- University of Leeds Teaching and Research Award (ULTRA) (30-credit MSc Qualification).
I am a Senior Epidemiologist with expertise in advanced analytical techniques applied to electronic healthcare data. I have a keen interest in working with large complex clinical datasets, applying advanced methodologies including multiple imputation, multilevel modelling, and advanced survival techniques such as flexible parametric survival modelling and relative survival. I currently have a particular focus and interest in Cardiovascular Epidemiology and predominantly work with data from the Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project and hospital episode statistics (HES).
I have previously worked in Paediatric Cancer Epidemiology, primarily working with data from the Yorkshire Specialist Register of Cancer in Children and Young People linked to HES data.
I am currently the Deputy Programme Lead for the MSc in Epidemiology and Biostatistics.
Current and past postgraduate research students and projects are listed below.
- Tatendashe Bernadette Dondo, PhD - Quality of care and clinical outcomes following Acute Myocardial Infarction: High resolution investigation using electronic health record data. Part Time, started September 2015.
- Owen Bebb, MD - Acute Myocardial Infarction: An evaluation of good quality of care and outcomes, Part Time, started September 2015
- Arwa AlThumairi, PhD - Describing variation in hospital activity following completion of treatment for childhood and adolescent cancer in Yorkshire and the impact on survival. Full Time, completed February 2017.
- Christopher D. Lethaby, MD - Time to diagnosis of cancer in children and young adults in secondary care services. Full Time, completed in August 2013.
Undergraduate and taught postgraduate teaching commitments:
- Module leader Professional Spine (MSc, EPIB5030M, 15 credits).
- Undergraduate Tutorials EPIB3035 Research Methods for Clinical Sciences (iBSc), MBChB Year 2 Research, Evaulation and Special Studies (RESS 2).
- Postgraduate Tutorials - EPIB5027M Advanced Epidemiology (MSc)
- Course Materials I have produced tutorial materials and assessments in SPSS and Stata for the undergraduate intercalated BSc module EPIB3035 Research Methods for Clinical Sciences.