Dr Emma Simpson BSc, PhD

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

Office: 2020

Tel: (+44) (0)114 222 0708
Fax: (+44) (0)114 222 0749

E-mail: e.l.simpson@sheffield.ac.uk

ORCiD: 0000-0001-7353-5979

Biography

I am a member of ScHARR-TAG. I have a PhD in psychology, and a background in health services research.

Research interests

Research interests include systematic reviews of clinical effectiveness and diagnostics, and systematic reviewing methodology.

Current projects

I have recently worked on a number of projects for the Health Technology Assessment Programme, part of a 5 year contract to provide technology assessment reports to the Department of Health.  Topics include rheumatoid arthritis and cancer.

  • Health Technology Assessment (07/08) Spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain of neuropathic or ischaemic origin (Principal Investigator) (2007-8)
  • Health Technology Assessment (07/35) Oseltamivir, amantadine and zanamivir for the prophylaxis of influenza (co-applicant, PI P. Tappenden) (2007-8)
  • Health Technology Assessment (03/52) Thrombophilia testing (Principal investigator) (2006-7)
  • Health Technology Assessment (06/27) Use of classical and novel biomarkers as prognostic risk factors for prostate cancer (co-applicant, PI P. Sutcliffe) (2007)
  • Health Technology Assessment (06/18) Taxanes for the adjuvant treatment of early breast cancer: systematic review and economic evaluation (co-applicant, PI Sue E. Ward) (2005-6)
  • Health Technology Assessment (03/20) Hormonal therapies for early breast cancer: systematic review and economic evaluation (Co-applicant, PI Daniel Hind) (2005-6)
  • Health Technology Assessment (08/01) Intensity modulated radiotherapy for breast cancer(Co-applicant, PI Sue Ward) (2008-9)
  • Health Technology Assessment (08/01) Intensity modulated radiotherapy for head and neck cancer(Co-applicant, PI Alejandra Duenas) (2008-9)
  • Health Technology Assessment (08/01) Intensity modulated radiotherapy for prostate cancer(Co-applicant, PI Silvia Hummel)

Extended List of Publications

Journal articles