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Dr Helen Parsons

Job Title
Associate Professor
Department
WMS - Warwick Clinical Trials Unit
Phone
024 765 72665
Research Interests

I am primarily a trial statistician. However, my personal research interests include the design and use of Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs), especially in clinical trials; and the use of complex or routine data as trial outcomes.

Biography

Helen graduated from the University of Birmingham with a MSci in Mathematical Sciences. She then remained at Birmingham to complete her PhD at the Centre for Systems Biology developing tools for analysing J-resolved NMR spectroscopy of metabolomic data. Helen joined WMS in January 2011 as a Research Fellow in Medical Statistics and joined Warwick CTU in October 2016. She now works with the Surgery, Pain and Rehabilitation group to design and run clinical trials

Title Funder Award start Award end
Robotic Arthroplasty: a Clinical and cost Effectiveness Randomised controlled trial. (RACER) - NIHR HTA (second stage via UHCW NHS trust) RACCER (outline record 60354) Main Trial = 62365 (4yrs), Follow-on yrs 5-9 = 62408, and Follow-on yrs 10-13 = 62409 National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 Apr 2020 31 Mar 2033
Understanding the experience of living with and managing vulval lichen sclerosus ESRC 01 Sep 2020 28 Feb 2023
NIHR HTA Costed Extension: ARTISAN 12 Months costed extension National Institute for Health Research (NIHR DoH) 01 Dec 2021 30 Nov 2022
A Randomised, Efficient, Adaptive Clinical Trial in Surgery: Assessment of a Biodegradeable Spacer for Tears of the RotAtor Cuff Tendons (STARTS:REACTS) National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 Jan 2018 31 Jan 2022
ARTISAN National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 Jun 2018 30 Nov 2021
ARTISAN: SWAT MRC 01 May 2019 01 Sep 2021
NIHR Research Design Service West Midlands, Warwick Hub National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 Oct 2013 30 Sep 2018
Evaluating the Effects of Community Treatment Orders (CTOs) in England Using the Mental Health Minimum Dataset National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 Jan 2016 31 Aug 2018
National Screening Committee (NSC) - Evaluation of Screening Education UK National Screening Committee 01 May 2015 31 Dec 2016
Bladder Path: Image directed redesign of bladder cancer treatment pathways 46647 Award re-cost - HTA Full - Biomarker Trial National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 Apr 2016 30 Sep 2016
Primary care treatment of pain-related insomnia: A feasibility study of ahybrid cognitive-behavioural approach National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 Apr 2014 30 Sep 2016
RDS Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) Bursary National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 Feb 2013 31 May 2013