Staff

Alice Sitch

Alice Sitch

Research Fellow

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Alice Sitch is a Research Fellow working in the department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Alice is a member of the Biostatistics team, led by Professor Jon Deeks.

Since joining the University in October 2009, Alice has become involved in many exciting projects allowing her to collaborate with others in the Biostatistics team and many other researchers at ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4428

Email a.j.sitch@bham.ac.uk

Professor John Skelton

Professor John Skelton

Professor of Clinical Communication

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

John Skelton is Professor of Clinical Communication, and co-Director of the Interactive Studies Unit (ISU) 

He is also Associate Director of Education (Quality) in the College of Medical and Dental Sciences, and has responsibility for the educational quality of all College Programmes. 

Other responsibilities include Director of the College ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3767

Email j.r.skelton@bham.ac.uk

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

Alison Smith

Alison Smith

Lecturer in Adult Nursing and Admissions Tutor

Nursing

Alison Smith is a Lecturer in Adult Nursing and the Admissions Tutor for the Bachelor of Nursing programme.

She worked in the NHS as a critical nurse for 16 years and specialised in cardiothoracic surgery, heart, lung and liver transplantation. In 2006, she moved into higher education teaching on undergraduate and post-graduate health care courses and commenced work at ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 2272

Dr Claire Smith

Systematic Reviewer

Claire is a systematic reviewer at BCTU for the Neurological disease portfolio which includes Parkinson’s disease and migraine. Her main responsibilities involve undertaking systematic literature searching to identify existing evidence as a basis for development of clinical trial proposals, and the synthesis of the worldwide research evidence on particular therapeutic questions. These ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 9107

Email c.l.smith.1@bham.ac.uk

Mrs Joanna Smith

Senior Analyst

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

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 ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7275

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

Professor Tom Sorahan

Professor of Occupational Epidemiology

Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Tom Sorahan has published more than 60 first-authored peer-reviewed papers on the identification and quantification of occupational cancer risks. 

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3644

Email t.m.sorahan@bham.ac.uk

Mr Richard Standage

Mr Richard Standage

Teaching Fellow

Nursing

Richard Standage is a Registered General Nurse and a Registered Children’s Nurse and teaches on the Bachelor of Nursing degree. His main contributions are to the undergraduate Child Field of Practice modules. He is Link Tutor to Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Birmingham Heartlands Hospital

 

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3570

Email r.j.standage@bham.ac.uk

Katie Stant

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Katie Stant is the Study Coordinator for the SCOOP study (Screening of Older women for Prevention of Fractures). The study (funded by the MRC and ARC) aims to assess whether a community based screening programme for osteoporosis reduces the incidence of fractures in older women in a manner that is cost-effective, and acceptable to women and GPs. Further information can be obtained ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6510

Email k.e.stant@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