Dr John Allotey

John Allotey

Institute of Applied Health Research
Lecturer in Epidemiology and Women’s Health

Contact details

Address
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

John Allotey is a lecturer in epidemiology and women’s health at the WHO Collaborating Centre for Global Women's Health within the Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research. He has almost a decade of experience in academic clinical research, primarily in the field of maternal health. His research interests lie in the development, evaluation and implementation of prognostic models and evidence synthesis using aggregate data and individual participant data meta-analysis

Qualifications

Lecturer in Epidemiology and Women’s Health:

  • PhD in Academic Medical Research; University of Amsterdam, 2018
  • MSc in Public Health and Health Economics; Queen Mary University of London, 2009
  • BSc in Zoology; University of Ghana, 2006

Teaching

Publications

Recent publications

Article

INSPIRED research group 2020, 'A core outcome set for studies of gestational diabetes mellitus prevention and treatment', Diabetologia, vol. 63, no. 6, pp. 1120-1127. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00125-020-05123-6

Allotey, J, Snell, K, Smuk, M, Hooper, R, Chan, C, Ahmed, A, Chappell, LC, Von Dadelszen, P, Dodds, J, Kenny, LC, Khalil, A, Khan, KS, Mol, BWJ, Myers, J, Poston, L, Thilaganathan, B, Staff, AC, Smith, GCS, Ganzevoort, W, Laivuori, H, Odibo, AO, Ramírez, JA, Kingdom, J, Green, M, Daskalakis, G, Farrar, D, Baschat, A, Seed, PT, Prefumo, F, da Silva Costa, F, Groen, H, Audibert, F, Masse, J, Skråstad, RB, Salvesen, KÅ, Haavaldsen, C, Nagata, C, Rumbold, AR, Heinonen, S, Askie, LM, Smits, LJM, Vinter, CA, Magnus, PM, Eero, K, Villa, PM, Jenum, AK, Andersen, LB, Norman, JE, Ohkuchi, A, Eskild, A, Bhattacharya, S, McAuliffe, FM, Galindo, A, Herraiz, I, Carbillon, L, Klipstein-Grobusch, K, Yeo, S, Teede, HJ, Browne, JL, Moons, KGM, Riley, RD & Thangaratinam, S 2020, 'Accuracy of clinical characteristics biochemical and ultrasound markers in predicting pre-eclampsia: External validation and development of prediction models using an Individual Participant Data (IPD) meta-analysis', Health Technology Assessment.

PregCOV-19 Consortium 2020, 'Clinical manifestations, prevalence, risk factors, outcomes, transmission, diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19 in pregnancy and postpartum: a living systematic review protocol', BMJ open, vol. 10, no. 12, e041868. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-041868

Snell, K, Allotey, J, Smuk, M, Hooper, R, Chan, C, Ahmed, A, Chappell, LC, Von Dadelszen, P, Green, M, Kenny, LC, Khalil, A, Khan, KS, Mol, BWJ, Myers, J, Poston, L, Thilaganathan, B, Staff, AC, Smith, GCS, Ganzevoort, W, Laivuori, H, Odibo, AO, Ramírez, JA, Kingdom, J, Daskalakis, G, Farrar, D, Baschat, A, Seed, PT, Prefumo, F, da Silva Costa, F, Groen, H, Audibert, F, Masse, J, Skråstad, RB, Salvesen, KÅ, Haavaldsen, C, Nagata, C, Rumbold, AR, Heinonen, S, Askie, LM, Smits, LJM, Vinter, CA, Magnus, PM, Eero, K, Villa, PM, Jenum, AK, Andersen, LB, Norman, JE, Ohkuchi, A, Eskild, A, Bhattacharya, S, McAuliffe, FM, Galindo, A, Herraiz, I, Carbillon, L, Klipstein-Grobusch, K, Yeo, S, Browne, JL, Moons, KGM, Riley, RD & Thangaratinam, S 2020, 'External validation of prognostic models predicting pre-eclampsia: Individual participant data meta-analysis', BMC Medicine.

Deo, N, Khan, KS, Mak, J, Allotey, J, Gonzalez Carreras, FJ, Fusari, G & Benn, J 2020, 'Virtual reality for acute pain in outpatient hysteroscopy: a randomised controlled trial', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/1471-0528.16377

Allotey, J, Fernandez-Felix, BM, Zamora, J, Moss, N, Bagary, M, Kelso, A, Khan, R, van der Post, JAM, Mol, B, Pirie, AM, McCorry, D, Khan, KS & Thangaratinam, S 2019, 'Predicting seizures in pregnant women with epilepsy: development and external validation of a prognostic model', PLoS Medicine, vol. 16, no. 5, e1002802. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002802

Allotey, J & Thangaratinam, S 2019, 'Prognostic models need to look beyond fetal size', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, vol. 126, no. 4, pp. 485. https://doi.org/10.1111/1471-0528.15564

Allotey, J, Matei, A, Husain, S, Newton, S, Dodds, J, Armson, AB, Khan, KS & Vogel, JP 2019, 'Research prioritization of interventions for the primary prevention of preterm birth: An international survey', European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, vol. 236, pp. 240-248. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejogrb.2019.01.021

Allotey, J & Marlin, N 2019, 'Well-conducted randomisation will improve balance and reliability of treatment estimates: Randomised controlled trials: random acts of allocation', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, vol. 126, no. 10, pp. 1287. https://doi.org/10.1111/1471-0528.15496

Allotey, J, Zamora, J, Cheong-See, F, Kalidindi, M, Arroyo-Manzano, D, Asztalos, E, van der Post, J, Mol, BW, Moore, D, Birtles, D, Khan, KS & Thangaratinam, S 2018, 'Cognitive, motor, behavioural and academic performances of children born preterm: a meta-analysis and systematic review involving 64 061 children', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, vol. 125, no. 1, pp. 16-25. https://doi.org/10.1111/1471-0528.14832

Thangaratinam, S, Allotey, J, Marlin, N, Mol, BW, Von Dadelszen, P, Ganzevoort, W, Akkermans, J, Ahmed, A, Daniels, J, Deeks, J, Ismail, K, Barnard, AM, Dodds, J, Kerry, S, Moons, C, Riley, RD & Khan, KS 2017, 'Development and validation of Prediction models for Risks of complications in Early-onset Pre-eclampsia (PREP): a prospective cohort study', Health Technology Assessment, vol. 21, no. 18, pp. 1-100. https://doi.org/10.3310/hta21180

Allotey, J, Marlin, N, Mol, BW, Von Dadelszen, P, Ganzevoort, W, Akkermans, J, Ahmed, A, Daniels, J, Deeks, J, Ismail, K, Barnard, AM, Dodds, J, Kerry, S, Moons, C, Khan, KS, Riley, RD & Thangaratinam, S 2017, 'Development and validation of prediction models for risk of adverse outcomes in women with early-onset pre-eclampsia: protocol of the prospective cohort PREP study', Diagnostic and Prognostic Research, vol. 1, pp. 6. https://doi.org/10.1186/s41512-016-0004-8

Allen, RE, Zamora, J, Arroyo-Manzano, D, Velauthar, L, Allotey, J, Thangaratinam, S & Aquilina, J 2017, 'External validation of preexisting first trimester preeclampsia prediction models', European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, vol. 217, pp. 119-125. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejogrb.2017.08.031

Review article

Marleen, S, Dias, C, MacGregor, R, Allotey, J, Aquilina, J, Khalil, A & Thangaratinam, S 2020, 'Biochemical predictors of preterm birth in twin pregnancies: A systematic review involving 6077 twin pregnancies', European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, vol. 250, pp. 130-142. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejogrb.2020.04.015

Cooray, SD, Wijeyaratne, LA, Soldatos, G, Allotey, J, Boyle, JA & Teede, HJ 2020, 'The unrealised potential for predicting pregnancy complications in women with gestational diabetes: a systematic review and critical appraisal', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 17, no. 9, 3048. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17093048

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