I am a Senior Trial Manager working for Swansea Trials Unit (STU)

Areas of Expertise

  • Clinical trials
  • Diabetes
  • Gastroenterology
  • Trauma
  • Haematology
  • Epidemiology
  • Medical devices
  • Dermatology

Publications

  1. & Weekend admission and mortality for gastrointestinal disorders across England and Wales. British Journal of Surgery 104(12), 1723-1734.
  2. & The impact of social deprivation on mortality following hip fracture in England and Wales: a record linkage study. Osteoporosis International 27(9), 2727-2737.
  3. & Colectomy rates in patients with ulcerative colitis following treatment with infliximab or ciclosporin. European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology 28(4), 369-382.
  4. & Review article: the prevalence of Helicobacter pyloriand the incidence of gastric cancer across Europe. Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics 43(3), 334-345.
  5. & Method for Aggregating The Reporting of Interventions in Complex Studies (MATRICS): successful development and testing. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology

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Career History

Start Date End Date Position Held Location
February 2013 Present Senior Research Officer Swansea University Medical School
December 2011 February 2013 Clinical Research Manager CyDen Ltd, Swansea
2008 2011 CONSTRUCT Trial Information & Quality Manager Swansea University
September 2003 December 2011 ENIGMA Project Research Officer Swansea University Medical School
2001 2004 Research Officer Heath Hospital, Cardiff
1999 2001 Research Officer Welsh Blood Service

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Member Swansea Trials Unit Executive Group - Swansea Trials Unit

    2018 - 2018

Key Grants and Projects

  • NIHR EME, 2018

    USTEKID trial

  • Welsh Government, 2017

    RAMAN-CRC trial

  • Bowel Disease Research Foundation, 2015

    SAILOR Trial

  • Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board, IRMINE trial 2016 - 2017

    IRMINE trial

  • Hywel Dda University Health Board, 2016 - 2016

    SolvaCare evaluation

  • Prognostic factors and outcomes for medical emergency admissions 2012 - 2014

    , with Dr Stephen Roberts, Ashley Akbari

  • NISCHR 2011 - 2014

    PhD studentship

  • CONSTRUCT trial - Comparison of Infliximab and Ciclosporin in acute severe ulcerative colitis 2008 - 2014

    , £1,693,111

  • NIHR HTA 2008 - 2013

    CONSTRUCT trial

  • Evaluating Innovations in Gastroenterology following the Modernising Endoscopy Services Programme 2004 - 2008

    , £750,000

Research Groups

  • Clinical Research Collaboration Patient and Public Involvement a

    Member of the UK Clinical Research Collaboration Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement Task and Finish group