People

 

Miss Angharad Slade

Analyst

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Angharad joined the NIHR Horizon Scanning Centre in March 2012 and is a member of the NIHR HSC drugs team. 

She graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2011 with an honours degree in Medical Science (Pharmacology).

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 9075

Email a.slade@bham.ac.uk

Mrs Joanna Smith

Senior Analyst

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Joanna is a Senior Analyst and MedTech Industry Lead. She currently leads engagement with the MedTech industry and has developed expertise in MedTech (medical devices, diagnostics and interventional procedures). Joanna also leads engagement with the NIHR Health Technology Cooperatives (HTCs), and has recently become a member of the Trauma HTC External Advisory Group (HEAG), based at the ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7275

Email j.l.j.smith@bham.ac.uk

Professor Andrew Stevens

Professor of Public Health

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Andrew Stevens is Professor of Public Health and former Head of Department and Division (of Primary Care, Public and Occupational Health).

Andrew is interested in Health Services Research including health care needs assessment, health technology assessment and horizon scanning. He has edited the 4 volume Health Care Needs Assessment Series, and the Advanced Handbook of ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7413

Email a.j.stevens@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

Mrs Zaheda Teladia

Horizon Analyst

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Zaheda Teladia is a part of the research and reviews team at the NIHR Horizon Scanning Centre (NIHR HSC). She joined the NIHR HSC in September 2008 after graduating from the University of Birmingham in Biomedical Materials Science (BSc Hons).

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 5352

Email z.teladia@bham.ac.uk

Dr G. Neil Thomas

Dr G. Neil Thomas

Regional Director, NIHR Research Design Service West Midlands
Deputy Director, Master of Public Health Programme
Reader in Epidemiology

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Dr Thomas is the Regional Director, West Midlands NIHR Research Design Service and the Deputy Director, Master of Public Heath Programme. He is a Reader in Epidemiology in the Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics School of Health and Population Sciences of the College of Medical and Dental Sciences, The University of Birmingham.

Dr Thomas has an ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8696

Email g.n.thomas@bham.ac.uk

Dr Sara Trevitt

Senior Analyst (Research Fellow)

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Dr Sara Trevitt is a Senior Analyst at the Horizon Scanning Centre at the University of Birmingham. The Centre is part of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8594

Email s.trevitt@bham.ac.uk

Dr Derek Ward

Dr Derek Ward

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Public Health
Co-Director NIHR Horizon Scanning Centre

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Derek Ward is Co-Director of the NIHR Horizon Scanning Centre, a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funded research programme which aims to provide policy-makers with advance notice of selected new and emerging health technologies that might require evaluation, consideration of clinical and cost impact, or modification of clinical guidance prior to launch on the NHS. In addition, ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7660

Email d.j.ward@bham.ac.uk

Mr David Winter

Mr David Winter

I.T. Manager

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

David is the I.T. Manager for the Centre for Childhood Cancer Survivor Studies (CCCSS). He started his career in Oxford in 1982 and moved to the University of Birmingham in 1998. He has been an author on over 20 peer-reviewed publications in the field of childhood cancer epidemiology.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6766

Email d.l.winter@bham.ac.uk

Dr Annette Wood

Dr Annette Wood

Senior Clinical Lecturer in Public Health

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Annette Wood trained in General Practice then Public Health Medicine. She was an NHS Consultant in Public Health/Communicable Disease Control in Birmingham for 15 years and a Unit Director in the Health Protection Agency for 4 years. 

She was appointed as Director of the MPH programme and Senior Clinical Lecturer in 2011.

She has a long ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8344

Email a.l.wood.2@bham.ac.uk