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Ian Shemilt

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Personal profile

Career

Professional Qualifications and professional memberships

  • 1998 BA (Hons) Philosophy, University of East Anglia (Class I).

Research interests

  • Approaches to research synthesis that combine economics and systematic review methods, within and across the applied fields of health, criminal justice, education and social welfare.  In particular:
  • Methods for systematic reviews of previously published and unpublished economic analyses..
  • The role of systematic review methods in economic evaluation.
  • Economics methods for Cochrane Collaboration & Campbell Collaboration systematic reviews.

Career summary

Ian is the Research Coordinator of the Campbell & Cochrane Economics Methods Group and a Senior Research Associate in the Health Economics Group, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia (2005 to present). He has previously been employed as a Senior Research Associate in the School of Education & Lifelong Learning (2004-05) and in the School of Social Work and Psychosocial Sciences (1999-2004), University of East Anglia.

Teaching Interests

  • Campbell & Cochrane Economics Methods Group training workshops.

External Activities

  • Campbell & Cochrane Economics Methods Group (www.c-cemg.org)
  • Methods Group Representative, Cochrane Monitoring and Registration Group (www.cochrane.org/admin/structure.htm)
  • Peer reviewer, National Institute for Health Research Health Technology Assessment programme (www.ncchta.org)
  • Member, UK Health Economists’ Study Group (www.hesg.org.uk/index.php)

Key Research Interests and Expertise

Ian is currently engaged in a range of methodological and empirical research and dissemination activities as part of the core work programme of the Campbell & Cochrane Economics Methods Group (see www.c-cemg.org for further details).

Selected Publications

  • Shemilt I., Mugford M., Vale L., Marsh K., Donaldson C forthcoming, Evidence-based economics: health, social welfare, education and criminal justice. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Shemilt, I., Mugford, M., Byford, S., Drummond, M., Eisenstein, E., Knapp, M., Mallender, J., McDaid, D., Vale, L. and Walker, D 2008, ‘Incorporating economics evidence’, in JPT. Higgins and S. Green (eds) Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions, Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Shemilt, I., Mugford, M., Byford, S., Drummond, M., Eisenstein, E., Knapp, M., Mallender, J., Marsh, K., McDaid, D., Vale, L. and Walker D 2008, Campbell Collaboration Methods Policy Brief: Economics Methods, Oslo: The Campbell Collaboration. http://camp.ostfold.net/resources/methods_policy_briefs.shtml
  • Garrison, K R., Donell, S., Ryder, J J, Shemilt, I, Mugford, M, Harvey, I, Song, F 2007, 'Clinical and cost-effectiveness of bone morphogenetic proteins in the non-healing of fractures and spinal fusion.', Health Technology Assessment, vol. 11, no. 30.
  • Shemilt, I, Mugford, M, Drummond, M, Eisenstein, E, Mallender, J, McDaid, M, Vale, L, Walker, D, The Campbell& Cochrane Economics Methods Group (CCEMG) 2006, 'Economics methods in Cochrane systematic reviews of health promotion and public health related interventions', BMC Medical Research Methodology, vol. 6, no. 55.  
  • O' Brien, M., Bachmann, M O, Husbands, C., Shreeve, A, Jones, N., Watson, J., Shemilt, I 2006, 'Integrating children' s services to promote children' s welfare: early findings from the implementation of children' s trusts in England.', Child Abuse Review, vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 377-395.
  •  Song, F, Loke, Y, Mugford, M., Poland, F, Marsh, R, Drachler, M.L, Shemilt, I 2005, 'Review of publication bias in studies on publication bias', British Medical Journal, vol. 331, pp. 637-638.
  • Shemilt, I, Harvey, I, Shepstone, L, Swift, L, Reading, R, Mugford, M, Belderson, P, Norris, N, Thoburn, J, Robinson, J 2004, 'A national evaluation of school breakfast clubs: evidence from a cluster randomized controlled trial and an observational analysis', Child: Care, Health& Development, vol. 30, no. 5, pp. 413-427.
  • Shemilt, I, Harvey, I, Shepstone, L, Swift, L, Reading, R, Mugford, M, Belderson, P, Norris, N, Thoburn, J, Robinson, J 2004, 'A national evaluation of school breakfast clubs: evidence from a cluster randomized controlled trial and an observational analysis', Child: Care, Health & Development, vol. 30, no. 5, pp. 413-427.
  • Shemilt, I, Mugford, M, Moffatt, P, Harvey, I, Reading, R, Shepstone, L, Belderson, P 2004, 'A national evaluation of school breakfast clubs: where does economics fit in?', Child: Care, Health & Development, vol. 30, no. 5, pp. 429-437.
  • Shemilt, I, O’Brien, M, Thoburn, J, Harvey, I, Belderson, P, Robinson, J, Camina, M 2003, 'School Breakfast Clubs, children and family support', Children and Society, vol. 17, pp. 100-112.