Dr James Martin PhD, BSc (Hons)

Dr James Martin

Institute of Applied Health Research
Lecturer in Medical Statistics

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Public Health Building
Institute of Applied Health Research
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

James Martin is a Lecturer in Medical Statistics in the Institute of Applied Health Research. He is a member of the Biostatistics, Evidence Synthesis and Test Evaluation (BESaTE) research group.

Since joining the Institute in 2012, James has been involved in a number of exciting projects, collaborating with other members of the BESaTE team, colleagues from the University of Birmingham and other researchers from across the globe.

James’ main research interests are in the area of cluster randomised trials, with particular focus on the design of stepped-wedge cluster randomised trials.James has a variety of teaching responsibilities across various courses within the College.

Qualifications

  • PhD in Medical Statistics, University of Birmingham, 2019
  • BSc in Mathematics, University of Birmingham, 2012

Teaching

  • Public Health MPH —Epidemiology, Statistics and Research Methods (ESRM), Practical Epidemiology and Statistics (PEaS), Systematic Reviews, and Advanced Statistical Methods.
  • Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) Graduate Entry Course (GEC) and Medicine and Surgery (MBChB)—Medical Statistics module.

Other activities

James is a member of the RSS West Midlands Local Group

Publications

Recent publications

Article

Sumilo, D, Nirantharakumar, K, Willis, BH, Rudge, G, Martin, J, Gokhale, K, Thayakaran, R, Adderley, N, Chandan, J, Okoth, K, Harris, I, Hewston, R, Skrybant, M, Deeks, J & Brocklehurst, P 2022, 'Long term impact of pre-incision antibiotics on children born by caesarean section: a longitudinal study based on UK electronic health records', Health Technology Assessment, vol. 26, no. 30, pp. 1-192. https://doi.org/10.3310/ZYZC8514

Sumilo, D, Nirantharakumar, K, Willis, BH, Rudge, G, Martin, J, Gokhale, K, Thayakaran, R, Adderley, N, Chandan, J, Okoth, K, Harris, I, Hewston, R, Skrybant, M, Deeks, J & Brocklehurst, P 2022, 'Long-term impact of giving prophylactic antibiotics before skin incision versus after cord clamping on children born by caesarean section: longitudinal study based on UK electronic health records', BMJ, vol. 377, e069704. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj-2021-069704

Zanganeh, M, Adab, P, Li, B, Pallan, M, Liu, WJ, Lin, R, Liu, W, Martin, J, Cheng, KK & Frew, E 2022, 'Relationship between weight status and health-related quality of life in school-aged children in China', Journal of Health Economics and Outcomes Research, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 75-81. https://doi.org/10.36469/jheor.2022.32414

Sheppard, D, Clarke, E, Hemming, K, Martin, J & Lilford, R 2021, 'An opportunistic evaluation of a routine service improvement project to reduce falls in hospital', BMC Health Services Research, vol. 21, no. 1, 79. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-021-06073-4

Adab, P, Jordan, R, Fitzmaurice, D, Ayres, J, Cheng, KK, Cooper, B, Daley, A, Dickens, A, Enocson, A, Greenfield, S, Haroon, S, Jolly, K, Jowett, S, Lambe, T, Martin, J, Miller, M, Rai, K, Riley, RD, Sadhra, S, Sitch, A, Siebert, S, Stockley, RA & Turner, A 2021, 'Case-finding and improving patient outcomes for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in primary care: the BLISS research programme including cluster RCT', Programme Grants for Applied Research, vol. 9, no. 13, pp. 1-180. https://doi.org/10.3310/pgfar09130

Zanganeh, M, Adab, P, Li, B, Pallan, M, Liu, WJ, Hemming, K, Lin, R, Liu, W, Martin, J, Cheng, KK & Frew, E 2021, 'Cost-effectiveness of a school-and family-based childhood obesity prevention programme in China: the 'CHIRPY DRAGON' cluster-randomised controlled trial', International Journal of Public Health, vol. 66, 1604025. https://doi.org/10.3389/ijph.2021.1604025

Manaseki-Holland, S, Manjang, B, Hemming, K, Martin, J, Bradley, C, Jackson, L, Taal, M, Gautam, OP, Crowe, F, Sanneh, B, Ensink, J, Stokes, T & Cairncross, S 2021, 'Effects on childhood infections of promoting safe and hygienic complementary-food handling practices through a community based programme: A cluster randomised controlled trial in a rural area of The Gambia', PLoS Medicine, vol. 18, no. 1, e1003260. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1003260

Hemming, K, Martin, J, Gallos, I, Coomarasamy, A, Middleton, L & E-MOTIVE study group 2021, 'Interim data monitoring in cluster randomised trials: practical issues and a case study', Clinical Trials, vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 552-561. https://doi.org/10.1177/17407745211024751

Riley, R, Kokab, F, Buszewicz, M, Gopfert, A, Van Hove, M, Taylor, AK, Teoh, K, Martin, J, Appleby, L & Chew-Graham, C 2021, 'Protective factors and sources of support in the workplace as experienced by UK foundation and junior doctors: a qualitative study', BMJ open, vol. 11, no. 6, e045588. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-045588

Riley, R, Buszewicz, M, Kokab, F, Teoh, K, Gopfert, A, Taylor, AK, Van Hove, M, Martin, J, Appleby, L & Chew-Graham, C 2021, 'Sources of work-related psychological distress experienced by UK-wide foundation and junior doctors: a qualitative study', BMJ open, vol. 11, no. 6, e043521. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-043521

Fawcett, L, James, S, Botchu, R, Martin, J, Heneghan, NR & Rushton, A 2021, 'The influence of spinal position on imaging findings: an observational study of thoracolumbar spine upright MRI in elite gymnasts', European Spine Journal. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00586-021-06997-9

Spiers, J, Buszewicz, M, Chew-Graham, CA, Dunning, A, Taylor, AK, Gopfert, A, Van Hove, M, Rui-Han Teoh, K, Appleby, L, Martin, J & Riley, R 2021, 'What challenges did junior doctors face while working during the COVID-19 pandemic? A qualitative study', BMJ open, vol. 11, no. 12, e056122. https://doi.org/10.1136/ bmjopen-2021-056122

Breheny, K, Passmore, S, Adab, P, Martin, J, Hemming, K, Lancashire, E & Frew, E 2020, 'Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the Daily Mile on childhood weight outcomes and wellbeing: a cluster randomised controlled trial', International Journal of Obesity, vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 812-822. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41366-019-0511-0

NEUROPACK Investigators for the Paediatric Intensive Care Society-Study Group (PICS-SG) 2020, 'NEUROlogical Prognosis After Cardiac Arrest in Kids (NEUROPACK) study: protocol for a prospective multicentre clinical prediction model derivation and validation study in children after cardiac arrest', BMJ open, vol. 10, no. 9, pp. e037517. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-037517

Cooke, R, Rushton, A, Martin, J, Herrington, L & Heneghan, NR 2020, 'Practicability of lower extremity functional performance tests and their measurement properties in elite athletes: protocol for a systematic review', BMJ open, vol. 10, no. 12, e042975. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-042975

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