Career History

  • Medical Statistician/Research Associate, Rheumatology Unit, University of Bristol, 1997 – 1998
  • Lecturer in Medical Statistics, University of East Anglia, 1998 – 2002
  • Senior Lecturer in Medical Statistics, University of East Anglia, 2002 – 2004
  • Reader in Medical Statistics, University of East Anglia, 2004 - Present

Academic Background

  • Mathematics BSc, First Class, Leicester Polytechnic, 1992
  • Medical Statistics, MSc, Leicester University, 1993
  • PhD, University of Bristol, 1998

All Publications

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Miller, L. K., Jerosch-Herold, C., Shepstone, L.

(2017)

Clinical assessment of hand oedema: A systematic review,

in Hand Therapy

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Jerosch-Herold, C., Chester, R., Shepstone, L.

(2017)

Rasch model analysis gives new insights into the structural validity of the Quick-DASH in patients with musculoskeletal shoulder pain,

in Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy

47

(9)

pp. 664-672

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Schwarz, K., Singh, S., Parasuraman, S. K., Rudd, A., Shepstone, L., Feelisch, M., Minnion, M., Ahmad, S., Madhani, M., Horowitz, J., Dawson, D. K., Frenneaux, M. P.

(2017)

Inorganic Nitrate in Angina Study: A Randomized Double‐Blind Placebo‐Controlled Trial,

in Journal of the American Heart Association

6

(9)

article no. e006478

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Miller, L. K., Jerosch-Herold, C., Shepstone, L.

(2017)

Effectiveness of edema management techniques for subacute hand edema: A systematic review,

in Journal of Hand Therapy

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Chester, R., Jerosch-Herold, C., Lewis, J., Shepstone, L.

(2017)

SPADI and QUICKDASH are similarly responsive in patients undergoing physical therapy for shoulder pain,

in Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy

47

(8)

pp. 538–547

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Fowler, D., French, P., Banerjee, R., Barton, G., Berry, C., Byrne, R., Clarke, T., Fraser, R., Gee, B., Greenwood, K., Notley, C., Parker, S., Shepstone, L., Wilson, J., Yung, A. R., Hodgekins, J.

(2017)

Prevention and treatment of long-term social disability amongst young people with emerging severe mental illness with social recovery therapy (The PRODIGY Trial): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial,

in Trials

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article no. 315

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Kwok, C. S., Bachmann, M. O., Mamas, M. A., Stirling, S., Shepstone, L., Myint, P. K., Zaman, M. J.

(2017)

Effect of age on the prognostic value of left ventricular function in patients with acute coronary syndrome: a prospective registry study,

in European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care

6

(2)

pp. 191-198

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Hancock, N. J., Shepstone, L., Rowe, P., Myint, P. K., Pomeroy, V. M.

(2016)

Towards Upright Pedalling to drive recovery in people who cannot walk in the first weeks after stroke: movement patterns and measurement,

in Physiotherapy

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Jerosch-Herold, C., Houghton, J., Miller, L., Shepstone, L.

(2016)

Does sensory relearning improve tactile function after carpal tunnel decompression? A pragmatic, assessor-blinded, randomized clinical trial,

in Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume)

41(E)

(9)

pp. 948-956

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Schwarz, K., Singh, S., Parasuraman, S. K., Bruce, M., Shepstone, L., Feelisch, M., Minnion, M., Ahmad, S., Horowitz, J., Dawson, D. K., Frenneaux, M. P.

(2016)

A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled crossover trial of sodium nitrate in patients with stable angina INAS,

in Future Cardiology

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(6)

pp. 617-626

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Hooper, L., Bunn, D., Downing, A., Jimoh, F., Groves, J., Free, C., Cowap, V., Potter, J., Hunter, P., Shepstone, L.

(2016)

Which frail older people are dehydrated? The UK DRIE study,

in The Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences

71

(10)

pp. 1341-1347

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Chester, R., Jerosch Herold, C., Shepstone, L., Lewis, J.

(2016)

Shoulder pain, prognostic factors for the outcome of physiotherapy treatment. Results from a prospective multicentre cohort study,

in Manual Therapy

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pp. e53-e54

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Jerosch-Herold, C., Houghton, J., Miller, L., Shepstone, L.

(2016)

A pragmatic, assessor-blinded, randomized trial of the clinical effectiveness of a 6-week sensory relearning home program on tactile function of the hand after carpal tunnel decompression,

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Hooper, L., Bunn, D. K., Abdelhamid, A., Gillings, R., Jennings, A., Maas, K., Millar, S., Twomlow, E., Hunter, P. R., Shepstone, L., Potter, J. F., Fairweather-Tait, S. J.

(2016)

Water-loss (intracellular) dehydration assessed using urinary tests, how well do they work? Diagnostic accuracy in older people,

in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

104

(1)

pp. 121-131

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Bhattacharya, D., Aldus, C., Barton, G., Bond, C., Boonyaprapa, S., Charles, I., Fleetcroft, R., Holland, R., Jerosch-Herold, C., Salter, C., Shepstone, L., Walton, C., Watson, S., Wright, D.

(2016)

The feasibility of determining the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of medication organisation devices compared with usual care for older people in a community setting: systematic review, stakeholder focus groups and feasibility randomised controlled trial,

in Health Technology Assessment

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Bell, K., Clark, L., Fairhurst, C., Mitchell, N., Lenaghan, E., Blacklock, J., Cushnaghan, J., Cooper, C., Gittoes, N., O'Neill, T. W., Shepstone, L., Torgerson, D. J.

(2016)

Enclosing a pen reduced time to response to questionnaire mailings,

in Journal of Clinical Epidemiology

74

pp. 144-150

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Langdon, P., Murphy, G., Shepstone, L., Wilson, E., Fowler, D., Heavens, D., Malovic, A., Russell, A., Rose, A., Mullineaux, L.

(2016)

The People with Asperger syndrome and anxiety disorders (PAsSA) trial: a pilot multicentre, single-blind randomised trial of group cognitive–behavioural therapy,

in BJPsych Open

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pp. 179 - 186

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Wilson, E., Mugford, M., Barton, G., Shepstone, L.

(2016)

Efficient research design: using value-of-information analysis to estimate the optimal mix of top-down and bottom-up costing approaches in an economic evaluation alongside a clinical trial,

in Medical Decision Making

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pp. 335-348

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Chester, R., Jerosch-Herold, C., Lewis, J., Shepstone, L.

(2016)

Psychological factors are associated with the outcome of physiotherapy for people with shoulder pain: a multicentre longitudinal cohort study,

in British Journal of Sports Medicine

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Hancock, N., Shepstone, L., Rowe, P., Pomeroy, V.

(2015)

Upright Pedalling is a potential tool to provide targeted therapy for the lower limb in people greater than one year after stroke,

in International Journal of Stroke

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Key Research Interests

General interests are in the field of clinical trials and trials methods. Areas of particular interest have been rheumatology and orthopaedics.

Research Group Membership

Currently a member of Population Health Group.

Teaching Interests

Current teaching commitments are to the MBBS medical degree in the medical school and to the MSc in Health Sciences in the Institute of Health. I currently have responsibility for the research methods stream of teaching in years 1 to 3 of the MBBS medical degree and head up the Introduction to Research Methods and the Statistical Methods for Research units on the MSc.

External Activities and Indicators of Esteem

  • Member of the Arthritis Research Campaign’s clinical trials data monitoring and ethics committee.
  • Scientific reviewer for the ARC, HTA and MRC
  • Reviewer for Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Rheumatology and British Medical Journal.

Administrative Posts

  • Member of the IoH research committee and research theme leader for chronic illness and rehabilitation and leader for the clinical trials research sub-group.