Miriam Banting is a research nurse in the Centre for Behavioural Medicine Team. Since May 2010 she has been overseeing all the clinics that are run to recruit and follow up participants in the rapid reduction smoking cessation study.
She is involved with the preparation and setting up of clinics in the preloading trial that is due to start early 2012.
Miriam’s previous experience as a research associate in the department of Primary Care Clinical Science has included teaching patients to take their own blood pressures in the TASMINH2 study, and screening patients for suitability for colonoscopy screening in the MMP9 study.
Miriam has worked at the University of Birmingham since September 2000 on a variety of projects and usually as a research associate in the dept of Primary Care Clinical Science and Public health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics. She has worked with children as well as adults, has helped administer studies, train specialist staff in primary care or directly recruit participants themselves. Previous jobs have included working as a practice nurse in Smethwick for about 9 years, and as an out-patient sister in medical out-patients of the now defunct Selly Oak hospital Birmingham.
McManus RJ, Mant J, Bray EP, Holder R, Jones MI, Greenfield S, Kwaamba B, Banting M, Bryan S, Little P, Williams B, Hobbs FDR. (2010) A Randomised Controlled Trial Of Telemonitoring And Self-Management In The Control Of Hypertension: Telemonitoring And Self-Management In Hypertension (TASMINH2). Lancet 2010; 376: 163-172
Sudden Death in Patients receiving drugs tending to prolong the QT interval Kate Jolly, Michael D. Gammage, Kar Keung Cheng, Peter Bradburn, Miriam V. Banting & Michael J. S. Langman British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2125.2009.03496.x
JWF Mant, SH Richards, FDR Hobbs, DA Fitzmaurice, GYH Lip, ET Murray, MV Banting, K Fletcher. 2003. Protocol for Birmingham Atrial Fibrillation Treatment of the Aged study (BAFTA): a randomised controlled trial of warfarin versus aspirin for stroke prevention in the management of atrial fibrillation in an elderly primary care population (ISRCTN89345269), BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, 3, 9.
MV Banting. 2003. Do medical records tell the whole story? A comparison of patient reports with GP medical records (In 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Academic Primary Care, Manchester, 16-18 July).
MV Banting. 2003. Do medical records tell the whole story? A comparison of patient reports with GP medical records (In 6th Annual Conference of UK Federation of Primary Care Research Networks, Birmingham, 24 –25 November).