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Sarah Lewis

Research and teaching, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

Contact

  • workRoom C116 Clinical Sciences Building
    Nottingham City Hospital
    Hucknall Road
    Nottingham
    NG5 1PB
    UK
  • work0115 823 1387

Biography

Professor Sarah Lewis undertook her undergraduate degree in Mathematics with Statistics at the University of Nottingham, graduating in 1987. She then completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Education, undertook secondary school mathematics teaching, and gained a Masters in Medical Statistics from Leicester, before returning to Nottingham to study for her PhD in Respiratory Epidemiology, gained in 1997. She was promoted to Lecturer in 1997, Senior Lecturer in 2001 and to a chair in medical statistics in 2007. She is currently Deputy Head of the Division of Epidemiology and Public Health and the divisional lead for teaching.

Expertise Summary

Keywords:

statistical and epidemiological methodology, design and analysis of trials and epidemiological studies, evaluation of health policy and interventions

Teaching Summary

Professor Lewis teaches statistical methods and epidemiology at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as supervising PhD students. She is part of the curriculum team and Admissions Tutor for… read more

Research Summary

Professor Lewis's main research interest is design and evaluation of health care interventions and policy, specifically in the areas of tobacco control interventions and policy, health care delivery… read more

Selected Publications

  • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine - External Examiner for the Master's in Epidemiology
  • UK Centre of Tobacco Control - Co-applicant

Professor Lewis teaches statistical methods and epidemiology at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as supervising PhD students. She is part of the curriculum team and Admissions Tutor for the Masters in Public Health.

Current Research

Professor Lewis's main research interest is design and evaluation of health care interventions and policy, specifically in the areas of tobacco control interventions and policy, health care delivery for older people and people with dementia, and evaluation of nudge interventions in secondary care.

She currently is statistical lead, or provides statistical expertise, in projects including:

  • trials of preloading nicotine replacement therapy, smoking relapse prevention, and e-cigarettes in pregnancy
  • evaluation of English tobacco control policy
  • evaluation of early supported stroke discharge services, rural dementia care and quality improvement in care homes
  • design and evaluation of behavioural interventions for clinicians in secondary care in Derby and to improve adherence to nicotine replacement in pregnant woman.

School of Medicine

University of Nottingham
Medical School
Nottingham, NG7 2UH

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