Sonia Ratib has a BA in Mathematics and French studies from the University of Birmingham and a MSc in Medical Statistics from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. In August 2014 she completed a PhD, at the University of Nottingham, in liver disease epidemiology using the Clinical Practice Research Datalink and Hospital Episode Statistics.
Before commencing her PhD in the Division of Epidemiology & Public Health, she worked as a medical statistician at the former Trent Institute for Health Services Research, a study co-ordinator for the Trent Hepatitis C cohort, and as a project manager for the MRC's Institute of Hearing Research.
Sonia joined the Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology as an Assistant Professor in October 2014. She provides statistical/epidemiological support and is leading projects using large routine healthcare data sources.
Routine healthcare data sources
Diagnostic Test Accuracy
Sonia teaches on the Advanced Statistics and DOME modules of the Master of Public Health programme.
She also teaches on the CEBD's annual short courses.
Sonia Ratib's current research is focused mainly on using the Clinical Practice Research Datalink and Hospital Episode Statistics in the area of eczema and vitiligo.
BAN L, LABBOUZ S, GRINDLAY D, BATCHELOR J and RATIB S, 2018. Risk of skin cancer in people with vitiligo: a systematic review and meta-analysis. The British journal of dermatology.
BAN L, LANGAN SM, ABUABARA K, THOMAS KS, ABDUL SULTAN A, SACH T, MCMANUS E, SANTER M and RATIB S, 2018. Incidence and sociodemographic characteristics of eczema diagnosis in children: A cohort study. The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology. 141(5), 1927-1929.e8
HOWELLS L, RATIB S, CHALMERS JR, BRADSHAW L and THOMAS KS, 2018. How
should minimally important change scores for the Patient‐Oriented
Eczema Measure be interpreted? A validation using varied methods British Journal of Dermatology. 178(5), 1135-1142
MORRISON B, BURDEN-TEH E, BATCHELOR JM, MEAD E, GRINDLAY D and RATIB S, 2017. Quality of life in people with vitiligo: a systematic review and meta-analysis. The British journal of dermatology.