Dr Joanne Clarke BA(Hons), MSc, PhD

Dr Joanne Clarke

Institute of Applied Health Research
Research Site Manager, NAP SACC UK Study

Contact details

Address
Institute of Applied Health Research
College of Medical and Dental Sciences
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Joanne Clarke is a Research Site Manager for the NAP SACC UK Study (Nutrition and Physical Activity Self Assessment for Child Care: a cluster randomised controlled trial).

Jo is a mixed-methods researcher with a particular interest in public health, infant feeding, obesity prevention, school health and FGM.

Qualifications

  • PhD in Public Health, University of Birmingham, 2016
  • MSc in Geographical Information Systems, University of Edinburgh, 1997
  • BA (Hons) in Geography, University of Leeds, 1996

Research

Childhood obesity prevention, including the role of schools; physical activity; infant feeding.

Mixed methods research and process evaluation.

Publications

Recent publications

Article

Jones, L, Danks, E, Clarke, J, Alidu, L, Costello, B, Jolly, K, Byrne, A, Fassam-Wright, M, Latthe, P & Taylor, J 2019, 'Exploring the views of female genital mutilation survivors, their male partners and healthcare professionals on the timing of deinfibulation surgery and NHS FGM care provision (the FGM Sister Study): protocol for a qualitative study', BMJ open.

Clarke, J, Ingram, J, Johnson , D, Tricky, H, Dombrowski, SU, Sitch, A, Dykes , F, Feltham, M, MacArthur, C, Roberts, T, Hoddinott, P & Jolly, K 2019, 'The Assets-based infant feeding help Before and After birth (ABA) intervention for improving breastfeeding initiation and continuation: feasibility study results', Maternal and Child Nutrition.

Clarke, J, Ingram, J, Johnson, D, Thomson, G, Trickey, H, Dombrowski, SU, Sitch, A, Dykes, F, Feltham, M, MacArthur, C, Roberts, T, Hoddinott, P & Jolly, K 2019, 'Assets-based infant feeding help before and after birth: a randomised controlled feasibility trial for improving breastfeeding initiation and continuation', Public Health Research.

Dasgupta, I, Thomas, GN, Clarke, J, Sitch, A, Martin, J, Bieber, B, Hecking, M, Pisoni, R, Port, F, Robinson, B & Rayner, H 2019, 'Associations between hemodialysis facility practices to manage fluid volume and intradialytic hypotension and patient outcomes', Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, vol. 14, no. 2. https://doi.org/10.2215/CJN.08240718

Pritchett, R, Bem, D, Turner, G, Thomas, GN, Clarke, J, Fellows, R, Lane, D & Jolly, K 2019, 'Improving the prescription of oral anticoagulants in atrial fibrillation: A systematic review', Thrombosis and Haemostasis, vol. 119, no. 2, pp. 294-307. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0038-1676835

Adab, P, Barrett, T, Bhopal, R, Cade, JE, Canaway, A, Cheng, K, Clarke, J, Daley, A, Deeks, J, Duda, J, Ekelund, U, Frew, E, Gill, P, Griffin, T, Hemming, K, Hurley, K, Lancashire, E, Martin, J, Mcgee, E, Pallan, M, Parry, J & Passmore, S 2018, 'The West Midlands ActiVe lifestyle and healthy Eating in School children (WAVES) study: a cluster randomised controlled trial testing the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a multifaceted obesity prevention intervention programme targeted at children aged 6-7 years', Health Technology Assessment, vol. 22, no. 6.

Adab, P, Pallan, MJ, Lancashire, ER, Hemming, K, Frew, E, Barrett, T, Bhopal, R, Cade, JE, Canaway, A, Clarke, JL, Daley, A, Deeks, JJ, Duda, JL, Ekelund, U, Gill, P, Griffin, T, McGee, E, Hurley, K, Martin, J, Parry, J, Passmore, S & Cheng, KK 2018, 'Effectiveness of a childhood obesity prevention programme delivered through schools, targeting 6 and 7 year olds: cluster randomised controlled trial (WAVES study)', BMJ, vol. 360, k211. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k211

Jolly, K, Ingram, J, Clarke, J, Johnson, D, Trickey, H, Thomson, G, Dombrowski, SU, Sitch, A, Dykes, F, Feltham, M, Darwent, K, MacArthur, C, Roberts, T & Hoddinott, P 2018, 'Protocol for a feasibility trial for improving breastfeeding initiation and continuation: Assets-based infant feeding help Before and After birth (ABA)', BMJ open, vol. 8, e019142. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019142

Griffin, T, Clarke, J, Lancashire, E, Pallan, M & Adab, P 2017, 'Process evaluation results of a cluster randomised controlled childhood obesity prevention trial: the WAVES study', BMC Public Health, vol. 17, no. 681. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-017-4690-0

Clarke, J, Pallan, M, Lancashire, E & Adab, P 2015, 'Obesity prevention in English primary schools: headteacher perspectives', Health Promotion International. https://doi.org/10.1093/heapro/dav113

Clarke, J, Griffin, T, Lancashire, E, Adab, P, Parry, J & Pallan, M 2015, 'Parent and child perceptions of school-based obesity prevention in England: a qualitative study', BMC Public Health, vol. 15, 1224. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-015-2567-7

Griffin, T, Clarke, J, Lancashire, E, Pallan, M, Passmore, S & Adab, P 2015, 'Teacher experiences of delivering an obesity prevention programme (the WAVES study intervention) in a primary school setting', Health Education Journal, vol. 74, no. 6, pp. 655-667. https://doi.org/10.1177/0017896914556907

WAVES Collaboration & Barrett, T 2014, 'Process evaluation design in a cluster randomised controlled childhood obesity prevention trial: the WAVES study', The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, vol. 11, 112. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12966-014-0112-1

Clarke, J, Fletcher, B, Lancashire, E, Pallan, M, Adab, P & Clarke, J 2013, 'The views of stakeholders on the role of the primary school in preventing childhood obesity: a qualitative systematic review', Obesity Reviews. https://doi.org/10.1111/obr.12058

Aveyard, P, Lancashire, E, Clarke, J & Cheng, K 2002, 'Can the stages of change for adolescent smoking acquisition be measured reliably?', Preventive Medicine, vol. 35, no. 4, pp. 407-414. https://doi.org/10.1006/pmed.2002.1179

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