Staff in TERG

 

Ridhi Agarwal

Medical statistician specialising in evaluating the diagnostic accuracy of medical tests.

 

 

 

Sophie Beese

Sophie Beese

Systematic reviewer with specialist knowledge in evidence synthesis and research methods.

 

 

 

Sarah Berhane 

Medical statistician working in diagnostic and prognostic modelling, and test accuracy evaluation.

 

 

 

Clare Davenport

Clare Davenport 

Consultant in public health, methodologist and systematic reviewer with particular expertise in diagnostic test accuracy review methods, and methods for assessing the applicability of test accuracy research and its effective dissemination.

 

 

 

Jac Dinnes 

Senior methodologist and systematic reviewer with a special interest in the evaluation of medical tests used for diagnostic and monitoring purposes.

 

 

 

Christina Easter

Christina Easter 

Medical statistician specialising in cluster randomised trials and prognostic modelling

 

 

 

Lavinia Ferrante di Ruffano

Lavinia Ferrante di Ruffano 

Methodologist and systematic reviewer specialising in patient health impact of diagnostic and screening tests, and diagnostic accuracy. Coordinator of TERG monthly meetings.

 

 

 

Isobel Harris

Bella Harris

Systematic reviewer and also one of the managing editors for the Cochrane Diagnostic Test Accuracy (DTA) Editorial Team.

 

 

 

 

David Hill

David Hill 

Medical statistician assisting with data management on a prognostic study of colorectal cancer involving novel variables derived from perfusion computed tomography

 

 

 

 

Susan Mallett

Sue Mallett

Professor in diagnostic and prognostic medical statistics with dual training as a medical statistician and also as a biochemist and molecular immunologist. 

 

 

 

 

Laura Quinn

Laura Quinn

Medical statistician with main research interest in diagnostic test evaluation, including interobserver variability and time to diagnosis studies. 

 

 

 

 

Pawana Sharma 

Systematic reviewer specialising in diagnostic test accuracy

 

 

 

 

Alice Sitch

Alice Sitch 

Medical statistician specialising in designing and evaluating monitoring tests and studies of biological variability

 

 

 

 

Yemisi Takwoingi

Yemisi Takwoingi 

Biostatistician with primary interests in systematic review methodology, especially meta-analyses of diagnostic test accuracy studies, and applied health research projects related to diagnostic test evaluation.

 

 

 

 

Brian Willis

MRC Clinician Scientist in Primary Care with expertise at the intersection of methodology in test research and clinical practice.

 

 Honorary Researchers:

 

Sian Taylor-Phillips 

Methodologist and systematic reviewer specialising in developing methods and conducting reviews for the evaluation of screening programmes and screening tests

 

 

 

PhD students:

 

Simon Baldwin

Simon Baldwin

Postgraduate research student on a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Birmingham Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) funded PhD:  'Opportunities and Challenges in Using Routine Data Sources to Evaluate Biomarkers'.

 

 

 

 

Konstantinos Tryposkiadis