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Administrative Posts

  • 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

Statistics; statistics in medicine; statistics in health; Quantitative Research Methods; clinical trials; study design.

Teaching Interests

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.

Academic Background

  • 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

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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