Mrs Joanna Smith BSc (Hons)

Senior Analyst

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Contact details

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7275

Fax +44 (0)121 414 2269

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

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
School of Health and Population Sciences
Public Health building
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

About

Joanna joined the NIHR Horizon Scanning Centre in 2007 and is a Senior Analyst with a particular interest in medical devices.

She currently leads engagement with the MedTech industry to identify significant innovative technologies likely to have an impact on the NHS in the next few years.

In addition, Joanna undertook a project looking at new point of care tests for sexually transmitted infections. The project was presented at HTAi Dublin in 2010. An article focusing on Chlamydia testing was published in 2011.

Joanna has also presented a project on developing evaluation criteria to assess the value of identification sources for horizon scanning at HTAi Singapore (2009). The project was published in the International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care in 2010.

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) in Environmental Science, University of Birmingham, 2003.

Publications

Smith J, Cook A, Packer C, Stokes-Lampard H (2011). Testing for Chlamydia trachomatis: is more choice a good thing? Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care, 37:4-7.

Smith J, Cook A, Packer C (2010). Evaluation criteria to assess the value of identification sources for horizon scanning. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 26(3): 348-353.

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