Projects per year
- Member of the IoH research committee and research theme leader for chronic illness and rehabilitation and leader for the clinical trials research sub-group.
Key Research Interests
General interests are in the field of clinical trials and trials methods. Areas of particular interest have been rheumatology and orthopaedics.
Research Group or Lab Membership
Currently a member of Population Health Group.
Areas of Expertise
Current teaching commitments are to the MBBS medical degree in the medical school and to the MSc in Health Sciences in the Institute of Health. I currently have responsibility for the research methods stream of teaching in years 1 to 3 of the MBBS medical degree and head up the Introduction to Research Methods and the Statistical Methods for Research units on the MSc.
- Mathematics BSc, First Class, Leicester Polytechnic, 1992
- Medical Statistics, MSc, Leicester University, 1993
- PhD, University of Bristol, 1998
- Medical Statistician/Research Associate, Rheumatology Unit, University of Bristol, 1997 – 1998
- Lecturer in Medical Statistics, University of East Anglia, 1998 – 2002
- Senior Lecturer in Medical Statistics, University of East Anglia, 2002 – 2004
- Reader in Medical Statistics, University of East Anglia, 2004 - Present
- Member of the Arthritis Research Campaign’s clinical trials data monitoring and ethics committee.
- Scientific reviewer for the ARC, HTA and MRC
- Reviewer for Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Rheumatology and British Medical Journal.
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The clinical, social and cost effectiveness of a decision support tool to optimise community-based tailored management of sleep (TIMES) for people living with dementia or mild cognitive impairment and sleep disturbance
1/02/22 → 31/01/27
1/11/21 → 31/10/25
AiDAPT: automated insulin delivery amongst pregnant women with type 1 diabetes: a multicentre randomized controlled trial – study protocolLee, T. T. M., Collett, C., Man, M-S., Hammond, M., Shepstone, L., Hartnell, S., Gurnell, E., Byrne, C., Scott, E. M., Lindsay, R. S., Morris, D., Brackenridge, A., Dover, A. R., Reynolds, R. M., Hunt, K. F., McCance, D. R., Barnard-Kelly, K., Rankin, D., Lawton, J., Bocchino, L. E. & 6 others, , 5 Apr 2022, In: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 22, 282.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile6 Downloads (Pure)
A pilot single-blind parallel randomised controlled trial comparing kinesiology tape to compression in the management of subacute hand oedema after traumaMiller, L., Jerosch-Herold, C. & Shepstone, L., 26 Mar 2022, In: Pilot and Feasibility Studies. 8, 72.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile4 Downloads (Pure)
A systematic review of in-patient psychiatric care for people with intellectual disabilities and/or autism: effectiveness, patient safety and experienceMelvin, C. L., Barnoux, M., Alexander, R., Roy, A., Devapriam, J., Blair, R., Tromans, S. J., Shepstone, L. & Langdon, P. E., Nov 2022, In: BJPsych Open. 8, 6, e187.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile1 Downloads (Pure)
Clinical and cost-effectiveness of social recovery therapy for the prevention and treatment of long-term social disability among young people with emerging severe mental illness (PRODIGY): Randomised controlled trialBerry, C., Hodgekins, J., French, P., Clarke, T., Shepstone, L., Barton, G., Banerjee, R., Byrne, R., Fraser, R., Grant, K., Greenwood, K., Notley, C., Parker, S., Wilson, J., Yung, A. R. & Fowler, D., Mar 2022, In: The British Journal of Psychiatry. 220, 3, p. 154-162 9 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile1 Citation (Scopus)9 Downloads (Pure)
Cost-effectiveness of mirtazapine for agitated behaviors in dementia: findings from a randomized controlled trialHenderson, C., Knapp, M., Stirling, S., Shepstone, L., High, J., Ballard, C., Bentham, P., Burns, A., Farina, N., Fox, C., Fountain, J., Francis, P., Howard, R., Leroi, I., Livingston, G., Nilforooshan, R., Nurock, S., O’Brien, J. T., Price, A., Swart, A. M. & 4 others, , Oct 2022, In: International Psychogeriatrics. 34, 10, p. 905-917 13 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile2 Citations (SciVal)2 Downloads (Pure)