Professor Catherine Hewitt
Deputy Director, York Trials Unit

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Biography

Cath works as Deputy Director of the York Trials Unit and also as a senior statistician on a variety of trials.

Qualifications

  • BSC  Mathematics and Statistics
  • MSC  Mathematics
  • PhD  Health Sciences

Departmental roles

  • Senior statistician
  • Deputy Chair of Graduate School Board

Research

Projects

Research group(s)

Supervision

Catherine supervises PhDs in the following areas: randomised controlled trials, statistics, systematic reviews, bias, diagnostic reviews, meta-analysis.

Current PhD Supervisees

Publications

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Contact details

Prof. Catherine Hewitt
Deputy Director, YTU

Tel: 01904 32(1374)

@healthsciyork

External activities

Memberships

Catherine is a member of the following panels and committees:

  • Cross-Whitehall trials advice panel
  • HTA comissioning board
  • Speciality examiner for the Royal College of Radiologists, Clinical Oncology part 1 exam

Catherine is also part of the following Data monitoring and ethics committees (DMEC):

  • NATTINA - The National Trial of Tonsillectomy in Adults, Newcastle
  • MINIDEX, Oxford
  • DAFNE plus - Dose Adjustment for Normal Eating, Sheffield
  • BOOST - Better Outcomes for Older People with Spinal Trouble, OXFORD
  • FISCU - , Sheffield

Teaching

Postgraduate

  • Module leader for Introduction to Health Statistics
  • Understanding Clinical Statistics
  • Measurement in Health and Disease