Staff

 

Dr Clare Davenport

Senior Clinical Lecturer

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Clare Davenport is a specialist public health practitioner coming to the end of a doctoral research programme concerned with the development of methods of conducting and presenting the results of systematic reviews of test accuracy that meet the needs of decision makers. Clare’s main area of expertise is systematic review methodology. In addition to systematic reviews and ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 8036

Email c.f.davenport@bham.ac.uk

Professor Jon Deeks

Professor Jon Deeks

Professor of Biostatistics, Joint School Research Lead

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Jon Deeks is Professor of Biostatistics, Director of the Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit, and leads the Biostatistics, Evidence Synthesis and Test Evaluation Research Group in the School of Health and Population Sciences, where he also holds a position of Joint Research Lead.

Jon trained as a medical statistician, and has followed a career which has given him broad experience across ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 5328/PA: Anne Walker +44(0)121 414 7578

Email j.deeks@bham.ac.uk

Dr Lavinia Ferrante di Ruffano

Dr Lavinia Ferrante di Ruffano

Research Fellow

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Lavinia Ferrante di Ruffano is a methodologist working in the Medical Test and Biomarker Evaluation Research Group, led by Prof. Jon Deeks. Her main research focus is developing the methods for evaluating the clinical effectiveness of diagnostic tests.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7691

Email l.ferrantediruffano@bham.ac.uk

Dr Richard David Riley

Dr Richard David Riley

Reader in Biostatistics

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Richard Riley is a Reader in Biostatistics at the University of Birmingham, with a joint post in the School of Mathematics and the School of Health and Population Sciences. He is also a Statistics Editor for the BMJ, an Associate Editor of Statistics in Medicine, and a co-convenor of the Cochrane Prognosis Methods Group. 

In terms of research, Richard is an ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7508

Email r.d.riley@bham.ac.uk

Alice Sitch

Alice Sitch

Research Fellow

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Alice Sitch is a Research Fellow working in the department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Alice is a member of the Biostatistics team, led by Professor Jon Deeks.

Since joining the University in October 2009, Alice has become involved in many exciting projects allowing her to collaborate with others in the Biostatistics team and many other researchers at ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4428

Email a.j.sitch@bham.ac.uk

Dr Yemisi Takwoingi

Research Fellow

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Yemisi Takwoingi is a Research Fellow in Medical Statistics in the UK Support Unit for Cochrane Systematic Reviews of Diagnostic Test Accuracy located within Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

Yemisi collaborates on methodological and applied research projects. Her research interest is primarily in diagnostic test evaluation and systematic review methodology, ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7833

Email y.takwoingi@bham.ac.uk

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Anne Walker

Administrator

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Anne has worked at the University of Birmingham, UK since 1978 and joined the Department of Social Medicine in 1982. The department was subsequently renamed and is now Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatics. Anne currently holds the post of PA to both Jon Deeks, Professor of Health Statistics and Christine MacArthur, Professor of Maternal and Child Epidemiology, and provides secretarial and administrative support to other academics within these teams.