Biography

I am a statistician with an interest in the application of statistical methods to clinical trials, mainly in stroke and respiratory diseases.

Career History

Senior Lecturer in Medical Statistics, UEA 1/8/09
Lecturer in Medical Staistics, UEA 1/8/07 – 31/7/09
Medical Statistician, Norfolk and Norwich University Hosptial 1/6/04-1/8/07
Research Fellow, University of South Carolina, 1/2/02-31/5/04
Research Fellow, University of Aberdeen, 1/6/01 – 31/1/02
Research Associate, Napier University 1/1/00 – 31/1/01
Research Assistant, University of Aberdeen, 1/6/98-31/12/99
Research Assistant, University of Abertay, 1/8/96-30/5/98

Professional Qualifications and professional memberships:

Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education Practice University of East Anglia Pass 2010
PhD Statistics University of Aberdeen 2002
BSc (Hons) Applicable Mathematics with Computing (First), University of Abertay, 1996

All Publications

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Davison, W. J., Myint, P. K., Clark, A. B., Kim, L. G., Wilson, E. C., Langley, M., Potter, J. F.

(2018)

Does self-monitoring and self-management of blood pressure after stroke or TIA improve control? TEST-BP, a randomized controlled trial,

in American Heart Journal

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Collins, K., Kennedy, N., Clark, A., Pomeroy, V.

(2018)

Getting a kinematic handle on reach-to-grasp: A meta-analysis,

in Physiotherapy

104

(2)

pp. 153-166

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Deane, K., Gray, R., Balls, P., Darrah, C., Swift, L., Clark, A., Barton, G., Morris, S., Butters, S., Bullough, A., Flaherty, H., Talbot, B., Sanders, M., Donell, S.

(2018)

Patient-directed self-management of pain (PaDSMaP) compared to treatment as usual following total knee replacement; a randomised controlled trial,

in BMC Health Services Research

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article no. 346

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Teh, W., Smith, C., Barlas, R., Wood, A., Bettencourt-Silva, J., Clark, A., Metcalf, A., Bowles, K., Potter, J., Myint, P.

(2018)

Impact of stroke‐associated pneumonia on mortality, length of hospitalization, and functional outcome,

in Acta Neurologica Scandinavica

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(E-pub ahead of print)


Banerjee, S., Manley, K., Shaw, B., Lewis, L., Cucato, G., Mills, R., Rochester, M., Clark, A., Saxton, J.

(2018)

Vigorous intensity aerobic interval exercise in bladder cancer patients prior to radical cystectomy: a feasibility randomised controlled trial,

in Journal of Supportive Care in Cancer

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(5)

pp. 1515–1523

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Kellett, J., Sampson, M., Swords, F., Murphy, H. R., Clark, A., Howe, A., Price, C., Datta, V., Myint, K. S.

(2018)

Young people's experiences of managing Type 1 diabetes at university: a national study of UK university students,

in Diabetic Medicine

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Sampson, M., Ellwell-Sutton, T., Bachmann, M. O., Clark, A., Dhatariya, K. K., Ferns, C., Howe, A., John, W. G., Rayman, G., Swafe, L., Turner, J., Pascale, M.

(2018)

Discordance in glycemic categories and regression to normality at baseline in 10,000 people in a Type 2 diabetes prevention trial,

in Scientific Reports

8

article no. 6240

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Foster, E. J., Barlas, R. S., Bettencourt-Silva, J. H., Clark, A. B., Metcalf, A. K., Bowles, K. M., Potter, J. F., Myint, P. K.

(2018)

Long-Term Factors Associated With Falls and Fractures Poststroke,

in Frontiers in Neurology

9

article no. 210

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Gamble, D. T., Clark, A. B., Luben, R. N., Wareham, N. J., Khaw, K., Myint, P. K.

(2018)

Baseline anticholinergic burden from medications predicts incident fatal and non-fatal stroke in the EPIC-Norfolk general population,

in International Journal of Epidemiology

47

(2)

pp. 625–633

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Smith, T., Clark, A., Dodd, E., Khoo, M., Heneker, S., Cross, J., Cheston, R., Gray, R., Fox, C., Nolan, F.

(2018)

Feasibility study suggests no impact from protected engagement time on adverse events in mental health wards for older adults,

in International Journal of Mental Health Nursing

27

(2)

pp. 756-764

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Philpott, C., Erskine, S., Smith, R., Hopkins, C., Kara, N., Farboud, A., Salam, M., Robertson, A., Almeyda, R., Kumar, B. N., Anari, S., Ray, J., Cathcart, R., Carrie, S., Ahmed, S., Khalil, H., Clark, A., Thomas, M.

(2018)

Current use of baseline medical treatment in chronic rhinosinusitis: Data from the National Chronic Rhinosinusitis Epidemiology Study (CRES),

in Clinical Otolaryngology

43

(2)

pp. 509–524

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McCall, S. J., Alanazi, T. A., Clark, A. B., Musgrave, S. D., Bettencourt-Silva, J. H., Bachmann, M. O., Metcalf, A. K., Bowles, K. M., Mamas, M. A., Potter, J. F., Myint, P. K.

(2018)

Hyperglycaemia and the SOAR stroke score in predicting mortality,

in Diabetes & Vascular Disease Research

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(2)

pp. 114-121

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Hammond, M., Clark, A. B., Cahn, A. P., Chilvers, E. R., Fraser, W. D., Livermore, D. M., Maher, T. M., Parfrey, H., Swart, A. M., Stirling, S., Thickett, D., Whyte, M., Wilson, A.

(2018)

The Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation of Treating Idiopathic Pulmonary fibrosis with the Addition of Co-trimoxazole (EME-TIPAC): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial,

in Trials

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article no. 89

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Lewis, L., Hernon, J., Clark, A., Saxton, J.

(2018)

Validation of the IPAQ Against Different Accelerometer Cut-Points in Older Cancer Survivors and Adults at Risk of Cancer,

in Journal of Aging and Physical Activity

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(1)

pp. 34-40

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Barlas, R. S., McCall, S. J., Bettencourt-Silva, J. H., Clark, A. B., Bowles, K. M., Metcalf, A. K., Mamas, M. A., Potter, J. F., Myint, P. K.

(2017)

Impact of anaemia on acute stroke outcomes depends on the type of anaemia: Evidence from a UK stroke register,

in Journal of the Neurological Sciences

383

pp. 26-30

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Atkins, C., Fordham, R., Clark, A. B., Stockl, A., Jones, A. P., Wilson, A. M.

(2017)

Feasibility study of a randomised controlled trial to investigate the treatment of sarcoidosis-associated fatigue with methylphenidate (FaST-MP): a study protocol,

in BMJ Open

2017

(7)

article no. e018532

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Colucci, E., Clark, A., Lang, C. E., Pomeroy, V. M.

(2017)

A rule-based, dose-finding design for use in stroke rehabilitation research: methodological development,

in Physiotherapy

103

(4)

pp. 414-422

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Philpott, C., Erskine, S., Clark, A., Leeper, A., Salam, M., Sharma, R., Murty, G., Hummel, T.

(2017)

A Randomised Controlled Trial of Sodium Citrate Spray for Non-Conductive Olfactory Disorders,

in Clinical Otolaryngology

42

(6)

pp. 1295–1302

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Foster, E. J., Barlas, R. S., Wood, A. D., Bettencourt-Silva, J. H., Clark, A. B., Metcalf, A. K., Bowles, K. M., Potter, J. F., Myint, P. K.

(2017)

A History of Falls is Associated with a Significant Increase in Acute Mortality in Women after Stroke,

in Journal of Clinical Neurology

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(4)

pp. 411-421

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Kerr, A., Clark, A., Cooke, E. V., Rowe, P., Pomeroy, V.

(2017)

Functional strength training and movement performance therapy produce analogous improvement in sit-to-stand early after stroke: Early phase randomised controlled trial,

in Physiotherapy

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(3)

pp. 259-265

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Key Research Interests

Application and development of the statistical methods used in clinical trials.

Teaching Interests

Lecturer/Module co-ordinator on “Epidemiology” module of the MSc in Applied Statistics
Lectuer/Module co-ordinator on “Statistical Methods” module of the MSc in Health Sciences
Lecturer on “Clinical Trials” module of the MSc in Applied Statistics
Lecturer on “Introduction to Research” module of the MSc in Health Sciences
Lecturer on the undergraduate MB/BS medical degree programme.

External Activities and Indicators of Esteem

  • Member of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Research for Patient Benefit Programme (RfPB) Eastern Regional Funding Committee: http://www.nihr-ccf.org.uk/site/programmes/rfpb/
  • Referee for the NHS R&D Health Technology Assessment Programme and the journal Statistics in Medicine.