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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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

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pp. 26-30

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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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pp. 259-265

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Mamas, M. A., Sperrin, M., Watson, M. C., Coutts, A., Wilde, K., Burton, C., Kadam, U. T., Kwok, C. S., Clark, A. B., Murchie, P., Buchan, I., Hannaford, P. C., Myint, P. K.

(2017)

Do patients have worse outcomes in heart failure than in cancer? A primary care-based cohort study with 10-year follow-up in Scotland,

in European Journal of Heart Failure

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pp. 1095–1104

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Elwell-Sutton, T., Folb, N., Clark, A., Fairall, L., Lund, C., Bachmann, M. O.

(2017)

Socioeconomic position and depression in South African adults with long term health conditions: a longitudinal study of causal pathways,

in Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences

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Curtain, J. P., Yu, M., Clark, A. B., Gollop, N. D., Bettencourt-Silva, J. H., Metcalf, A. K., Bowles, K. M., Flather, M. D., Potter, J. F., Myint, P. K.

(2017)

Determinants of Length of Stay Following Total Anterior Circulatory Stroke,

in BMC Geriatrics

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article no. 26

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Chan, W. Y., Clark, A. B., Wilson, A. M., Loke, Y. K.

(2017)

The effect of co-trimoxazole on serum potassium concentration: safety evaluation of a randomized controlled trial,

in British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology

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pp. 1808–1814

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

(2017)

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

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Quinn, T. J., Taylor-Rowan, M., Coyte, A., Clark, A. B., Musgrave, S. D., Metcalf, A. K., Day, D. J., Bachmann, M. O., Warburton, E. A., Potter, J. F., Myint, P. K.

(2017)

Pre-Stroke Modified Rankin Scale: Evaluation of Validity, Prognostic Accuracy, and Association with Treatment,

in Frontiers in Neurology

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article no. 275

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Erskine, S. E., Hopkins, C., Clark, A., Anari, S., Robertson, A., Sunkaraneni, S., Wilson, J. A., Beezhold, J., Philpott, C. M.

(2017)

Chronic rhinosinusitis and mood disturbance,

in Rhinology

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pp. 113-119

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Dogo, S. H., Clark, A., Kulinskaya, E.

(2017)

Sequential change detection and monitoring of temporal trends in random-effects meta-analysis,

in Research Synthesis Methods

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pp. 220–235

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Withers, T. M., Lister, S., Sackley, C., Clark, A., Smith, T. O.

(2017)

Is there a difference in physical activity levels in patients before and up to one year after unilateral total hip replacement? A systematic review and meta-analysis,

in Clinical Rehabilitation

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pp. 639-650

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Adekunle-Olarinde, I. R., McCall, S. J., Barlas, R. S., Wood, A. D., Clark, A. B., Bettencourt-Silva, J. H., Metcalf, A. K., Bowles, K. M., Soiza, R. L., Potter, J. F., Myint, P. K.

(2017)

Addition of sodium criterion to SOAR stroke score,

in Acta Neurologica Scandinavica

135

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pp. 553–559

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Barnish, M. S., Horton, S. M. C., Butterfint, Z. R., Clark, A. B., Atkinson, R. A., Deane, K. H. O.

(2017)

Speech and communication in Parkinson’s disease: a cross-sectional exploratory study in the UK,

in BMJ Open

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article no. e014642

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

(2017)

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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Cumming, K., Tiamkao, S., Kongbunkiat, K., Clark, A. B., Bettencourt-Silva, J. H., Sawanyawisuth, K., Kasemsap, N., Mamas, M. A., Seeley, J., Myint, P. K.

(2017)

Impact of HIV on inpatient mortality and complications in stroke in Thailand: A National Database Study,

in Epidemiology and Infection

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pp. 1285-1291

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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

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Ford, J. A., Kharicha, K., Clarke, C. S., Clark, A., Iliffe, S., Goodman, C., Manthorpe, J., Steel, N., Walters, K.

(2017)

Service use of older people who participate in primary care health promotion: a latent class analysis,

in BMC Health Services Research

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article no. 176

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Erskine, S., Hopkins, C., Clark, A., Anari, S., Kumar, N., Robertson, A., Sunkaraneni, V., Wilson, J. A., Carrie, S., Kara, N., Ray, J., Smith, R., Philpott, C.

(2017)

SNOT-22 in a Control Population,

in Clinical Otolaryngology

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pp. 81–85

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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

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Pascale, M., Murray, N., Bachmann, M., Barton, G., Clark, A., Howe, A., Greaves, C., Sampson, M.

(2017)

Study Protocol: The Norfolk Diabetes Prevention Study [NDPS]: a 46 month multi - centre, randomised, controlled parallel group trial of a lifestyle intervention [with or without additional support from lay lifestyle mentors with Type 2 diabetes] to prevent transition to Type 2 diabetes in high risk groups with non - diabetic hyperglycaemia, or impaired fasting glucose,

in BMC Public Health

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article no. 31

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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.