The Infant Mortality and Morbidity Studies (TIMMS) PhD, MD, and MPhil Supervisors

Professor Liz Draper

  • Data harmonisation and standardisation for preterm birth cohorts – both national and international
  • Outcomes from neonatal and paediatric intensive care
  • Surveillance and confidential enquiries into perinatal mortality and morbidity

Professor Samantha Johnson

  • Developmental psychology and psychopathology
  • Assessing neurodevelopmental outcomes in childhood
  • Long term neurodevelopmental outcomes after high risk birth
  • Educational outcomes after high risk birth

Dr Lucy Smith

  • Statistical methodology around the measurement and monitoring of adverse pregnancy outcomes
  • Qualitative research to understand parents’ and clinicians’ experiences of pregnancy loss, neonatal mortality and preterm birth
  • Use of large-scale routine health data to monitor and reduce inequalities in health

Professor Douglas Tincello

  • Clinical Trial Interventions in Women’s Health - particularly Continence Care and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
  • Qualitative Research Methodology
  • Reproductive Epidemiology
  • Clinical Trial Methodology - including Complex Interventions

Dr Brad Manktelow

  • The use of quantitative data for quality improvement in healthcare
  • Statistical process control (SPC) methodology applied to healthcare
  • Statistical methods for the routine reporting of healthcare quality indicators
  • The selection of quality indicators for quality assurance and quality improvement in healthcare

Dr Elaine Boyle

  • Effects of gestational age at birth on neonatal and later outcomes
  • Late preterm and early term birth
  • Assessment and management of neonatal pain
  • Enteral feeding in preterm infants
  • Neonatal randomised controlled trials

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