Judith Watson
Senior Research Fellow

Profile

Biography

Jude has more than 17 years experience of coordinating and managing a variety of large scale randomised controlled trials in both primary and secondary care including those in the musculoskeletal, wound care and addiction fields. As well as being involved in the day-to-day realities of running trials, she has experience of many trial aspects, including recruitment, methodological issues and design.

Qualifications

  • D.Phil
  • BSc (Hons) 

Research

Overview

Jude's interests are in recruitment to randomised controlled trials; trial design issues; podiatric research; addiction and mental health research.

Projects

  • ACE to HEAR - A randomised controlled feasibility trial of the active communication education programme plus hearing-aid provision versus hearing-aid provision alone.
  • ASSSIST-2 - Autism Spectrum Social Stories™ In Schools Trial 2.
  • CPIT III - The smoking cessation in pregnancy incentives trial.
  • FARSTER - Feasibilty study of early outpatient review and early cardiac rehabilitation after coronary artery bypass grafting.
  • MiQUIT 3 - RCT and meta-analysis testing effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a tailored text message programme (MiQuit) for smoking cessation in pregnancy.
  • RESPECT- Randomised evaluation sexual health promotion evidence for care and treatment: A feasibility study of an intervention to promote sexual health for people with serious mental illness (SMI).
  • STEPFORWARD - Patient acceptability of a novel prosthetic device.

Previous Projects

  • AESOPS - The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of opportunistic screening and stepped care interventions for older harzardous alcohol users in primary care.
  • ARiAS - Addiction Research in Acute Settings
  • PROTECT- Preventing blood borne virus infection in people who inject drugs in the UK
  • REFORM - A randomised study in elders falling
  • SAPPHIRE
  • STRATEGIC - Interventions to increase cervical screening uptake at first invitation in young women
  • VENUS III
  • Y-SBNT- Family and Social Network Intervention for Young People who Misuse Alcohol and Drugs

Research group(s)

Supervision

Jude would be interested in supervising PhDs in topics involving various trial aspects, including RCTs, recruitment, methodological issues and design.

Publications

Full publications list

External activities

Memberships

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Contact details

Dr Jude Watson
Senior Research Fellow

Tel: 01904 32(1306)

@healthsciyork