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

(2018)

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

52

(4)

pp. 269-275

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Shepstone, L., Lenaghan, E., Cooper, C., Clarke, S., Fong-Soe-Khioe, R., Fordham, R., Gittoes, N., Harvey, I., Harvey, N., Heawood, A., Holland, R., Howe, A., Kanis, J., Marshall, T., O'Neill, T., Peters, T., Redmond, N., Torgerson, D., Turner, D., McCloskey, E.

(2017)

Screening in the community to reduce fractures in older women (SCOOP): a randomised controlled trial,

in The Lancet

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(Article)

(E-pub ahead of print)


Hammond, S. P., Cross, J. L., Shepstone, L., Backhouse, T., Henderson, C., Poland, F., Sims, E., MacLullich, A., Penhale, B., Howard, R., Lambert, N., Varley, A., Smith, T. O., Sahota, O., Donell, S., Patel, M., Ballard, C., Young, J., Knapp, M., Jackson, S., Waring, J., Leavey, N., Howard, G., Fox, C.

(2017)

PERFECTED enhanced recovery (PERFECT-ER) care versus standard acute care for patients admitted to acute settings with hip fracture identified as experiencing confusion: study protocol for a feasibility cluster randomized controlled trial,

in Trials

18

article no. 583

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

(2017)

Clinical assessment of hand oedema: A systematic review,

in Hand Therapy

22

(4)

pp. 153-164

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Ashwood, M., Jerosch-Herold, C., Shepstone, L.

(2017)

Learning to live with a hand nerve disorder: A constructed grounded theory,

in Journal of Hand Therapy

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

(2017)

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

in Physiotherapy

103

(4)

pp. 400-406

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Jerosch-Herold, C., Chester, R., Shepstone, L., Vincent, J., MacDermid, J. C.

(2017)

An evaluation of the structural validity of the Shoulder Pain and Disability Index (SPADI) using the Rasch model,

in Quality of Life Research

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

(2017)

Response to Gabel et al's, 2017 letter to the Editor-in-Chief, "Representing the QuickDASH as a single score: Letter to the Editor-in-Chief,

in Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy

47

(11)

pp. 886-887

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(Comment/debate)

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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

30

(4)

pp. 432-446

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Jerosch-Herold, C., Houghton, J., Blake, J., Shaikh, A., Wilson, E. C., Shepstone, L.

(2017)

Association of psychological distress, quality of life and costs with carpal tunnel syndrome severity: a cross-sectional analysis of the PALMS cohort,

in BMJ Open

2017

(7)

article no. e017732

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Myint, P. K., Loke, Y. K., Davison, W., Mattishent, K., Fox, G. C., Fleetcroft, R., Turner, D., Shepstone, L., Potter, J. F.

(2017)

Protocol for a feasibility randomised controlled trial of Screening and Enhanced Risk management for Vascular Event-related Decline in Memory (SERVED Memory),

in BMJ Open

7

article no. e017416

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McAllister, J., Gascoine, S., Carroll, A., Humby, K., Kingston, M., Shepstone, L., Risebro, H., Mackintosh, B., Davidson Thompson, T., Hodgekins, J.

(2017)

Cognitive bias modification for social anxiety in adults who stutter: a feasibility study of a randomised controlled trial,

in BMJ Open

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article no. e015601

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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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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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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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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.