Staff

Professor Tracy Roberts

Professor of Health Economics and Head of Unit

Health Economics

Tracy Roberts is Professor of Health Economics and Head of Unit.

Tracy has specific research interest in the area of economic evaluation and in particular of testing and screening programmes, particularly in the areas of Sexual Health, Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Latterly she has developed interest in pursuing outcome valuation for use in economic evaluation ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7708

Email t.e.roberts@bham.ac.uk

Mr Gavin Rudge

Research Fellow

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Gavin Rudge is a research Fellow in the School of Health and Population Sciences. He has 13 years experience in Health Services research and prior to joining the University had a career in the Health Service as an information analyst and a Clinical Audit manager.

His research interests are health geography, quality in healthcare and data mining.

He is ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7852

Email g.rudge@bham.ac.uk

Mrs Jacqueline Ryan

Senior School Administrator

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Jackie joined the University in February 2009 having previously worked in both Higher Education and the Civil Service in various roles.

Jackie has a senior role within the College of  Medical and Dental Sciences structure and has responsibility for HR and Finance administration within the School of Health and Population Sciences, under the line management of the ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8467

Email j.ryan.1@bham.ac.uk

Mr Ronan Ryan

Research Fellow

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Ronan is particularly interested in the use of electronic patient records for research and has over 10 years’ experience in the use of large primary care databases (CPRD/GPRD, QResearch and THIN).

website http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/thin


His longer term aims are:
- to develop and make publicly available appropriate methods ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7864

Email r.p.ryan@bham.ac.uk

Dr Steven Sadhra

Senior Lecturer and Director of Education for Occupational Health

Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Steven Sadhra is a Senior Lecturer and Head of Education for Occupational Health at the School of Health and Population Sciences. He is the programme lead for the MSc in Occupational Health and CPD programmes. Steven is also the joint lead for another MSc programme (Science of Occupational Health, Safety and the Environment) which he developed with Environmental Health and Risk ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6008

Email s.sadhra@bham.ac.uk

Miss Sabina Sanghera

Doctoral Researcher

Health Economics

PhD: Outcome assessment for use in economic evaluations of interventions for menorrhagia

Supervisors: Prof Tracy Roberts, Dr Emma Frew, Prof Janesh Gupta (Obs and Gynae), Prof Joe Kai (Primary Care)

Sabina Sanghera is currently a Doctoral Researcher in Health Economics. In her research she is attempting to identify which outcome measure is most ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8176

Email sxs574@bham.ac.uk

Dr B Senthinathan

Senior Analyst

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Biruntha is a senior analyst for the medtech team at the NIHR Horizon Scanning Research & Intelligence Centre, based in the Public Health, Epidemiology & Biostatistics department.

The NIHR HSRIC provides early warning to national policy makers and the NHS of new and emerging technologies that may require evaluation, consideration of clinical and cost impact, or ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7656

Email b.senthinathan@bham.ac.uk

Miss Laila Shah

Research Administrator

Laila Shah is a member of the systematic review team who assists in undertaking systematic reviews in disease areas such as; Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders. The post involves identification and retrieval of relevant publications from the literature and the extraction and collection of data for analysis.

Her other responsibilities include ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 9107

Email l.shah@bham.ac.uk

Dr James Sheppard

Dr James Sheppard

Research Fellow

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

James Sheppard is a research fellow in the department of Primary Care Clinical Sciences. His current research interests lie in the diagnosis and management of chronic disease, in particular cardiovascular disease. He is currently funded by a grant from the National Institute for Health Research studying the optimisation of management of stroke and transient ischemic attack as part of the ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7573

Email j.p.sheppard@bham.ac.uk

Dr Kirsty Shires

Senior Clinical Tutor Community Based Medicine

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Kirsty Shires is a Senior Clinical Tutor in Community Based Medicine with responsibility for Years 1 and 2 and GEC1.

Kirsty is also a salaried general practitioner in the North Birmingham area.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6491

Email k.m.shires@bham.ac.uk