People

 

Dr Ali Cook

Associate Director, NIHR Horizon Scanning Centre

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Ali Cook is an Associate Director of the NIHR Horizon Scanning Centre (NIHR HSC) and head of the MedTech team.

 

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8186

Email a.m.cook@bham.ac.uk

Dr Carole Cummins

Senior lecturer

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Carole Cummins is a senior lecturer in the School of Health and Population Sciences. 

Her current research includes paediatric clinical trials, health services research focussed on children’s healthcare as part of the NIHR Birmingham and Black Country Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care and paediatric epidemiology studies.

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Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8731

Email c.l.cummins@bham.ac.uk

Mrs Sophie-Anna Dann

Mrs Sophie-Anna Dann

Theme Co-ordinator (CLAHRC Theme 5)

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Sophie Dann is the Theme Co-ordinator for CLAHRC (Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care) Theme 5 – Maternity Support Services.

This currently involves working as Trial Co-ordinator on a trial called ELSIPS (Evaluation of Lay Support in Pregnant Women with Social Risk), which is evaluating Pregnancy Outreach Workers (POWs) in ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6524

Email s.dann@bham.ac.uk

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 Andy Dickens

Dr Andy Dickens

Research Fellow

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Andy Dickens is a Research Fellow on an NIHR-funded study entitled ‘The Birmingham COPD cohort study: a primary care cohort of COPD patients’.

Over the past 11 years Andy has worked in the field of health service research, developing particular research interests in trials methodology, complex interventions, health outcomes for older people and public health. ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7422

Email a.p.dickens@bham.ac.uk

Dr Jac Dinnes

Senior Researcher (Methodologist)

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Jac Dinnes is a Senior Researcher in the Unit of Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Birmingham UK. She is currently researching the methodology behind the evaluation of biomarkers for monitoring purposes. Her main interests lie in methodological research to identify and validate the best ways of designing and analysing studies to evaluate medical tests used ...

Telephone +44 (0)1972 510304

Email j.dinnes@bham.ac.uk

Dr Lucy Doos

Dr Lucy Doos

Research Fellow

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Lucy has recently joined the NIHR Horizon Scanning Centre as a research fellow in the research team. She has extensive experiences in research in the areas of public health and health services research.

Telephone 44 (0)121 414 8594

Email l.doos@bham.ac.uk

Ms Janine Dretzke

Research Reviewer and Analyst

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Janine has considerable experience in conducting evidence syntheses, systematic reviews and health technology assessments (HTA) for different customers such as NICE and commissioners of healthcare. She is currently Principle Investigator on a project on the clinical and cost-effectiveness of immunotherapy for hay fever. Janine also teaches on the HTA stream of the MPH and coordinates the ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7850

Email j.dretzke@bham.ac.uk

Dr Alexandra Enocson

Dr Alexandra Enocson

Programme Manager, BLISS

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Alexandra Enocson is the programme manager of a 5 year NIHR-funded research programme: The Birmingham Lung Improvement Studies (BLISS). Her career has included clinical and management as well as research experience, in 5 different countries.

Email a.enocson@bham.ac.uk