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Prof Clare Bankhead

Fellow, Ordinary Fellow, Welfare Dean

Professor of Epidemiology and Research Design

Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences

MSc Manchester DPhil Oxford

Clare Bankhead is an epidemiologist with a special interest in statistics and research design, and is based in the Department of Primary Care Health Sciences. She has over 20 years experience in medical research utilising a vast range of different methodological approaches including RCTs, epidemiological studies, qualitative methods, systematic reviews and individual patient data (IPD) systematic reviews and meta-analysis.  Her current research focuses on cancer diagnosis and chronic disease monitoring. Clare is the module co-ordinator for one of the compulsory parts of the Evidence Based Health Care MSc, “Introduction to Research Methods and Study Design”.

Clare also plays alto and soprano saxophones in an Oxfordshire Big Band ‘The Velvet Tones’ and a saxophone Quartet ‘The Saxonions’.