Marrissa Martyn-St James BSc, MSc, PhD (Leeds Metropolitan University)

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HEDS, ScHARR
University of Sheffield
Regent Court, 30 Regent Street
Sheffield, S1 4DA

Office: 1018

Tel: (+44) (0)114 222 4225
Fax: (+44) (0)114 222 0749

Email: m.martyn-stjames@sheffield.ac.uk

ORCiD: 0000-0002-4679-7831

Biography

I joined ScHARR in July 2013 and work in HEDS undertaking systematic reviews of clinical effectiveness of healthcare interventions. I have a background in systematic review and meta-analysis and have undertaken reviews in the areas of: exercise for osteoporosis, quality of life outcomes in cancer trials, treatments for infectious childhood diseases, beta thalassemia, cancer, and epilepsy. I also have experience of producing Cochrane Reviews of treatments for chronic wounds and interventions for drug using offenders.

Research interests

My research interests include:
• Systematic reviews of clinical effectiveness for healthcare interventions
• Development of methods for systematic reviewing and evidence synthesis including meta-analysis, meta-regression, individual patient data analysis and mixed-treatment comparisons/network meta-analysis
• Critical appraisal and risk of bias assessment methods for systematic reviews
• Exercise interventions for musculoskeletal conditions

Teaching Interests

My teaching interests include systematic review, critical appraisal and meta-analysis methods for trials of clinical effectiveness. I also currently lead the ScHARR Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis course

Projects

I have recently worked on reviews within HEDS in the following areas:
• Treatments for osteoporosis
• Treatments for inflammatory bowel disease
• Treatments for premature ejaculation
• Diagnostic accuracy review of tests for blood pathogens
• I am currently working on a review of treat-to-target strategies in rheumatoid arthritis

Key Publications

Extended List of Publications

Journal articles