Dr Munira Essat

BSc, MSc, PhD

School of Health and Related Research

Research Fellow

Munira Essat
m.essat@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 0860

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Dr Munira Essat
School of Health and Related Research
2016
Regent Court (ScHARR)
30 Regent Street
Sheffield
S1 4DA
Profile

I joined ScHARR in April 2009 after gaining a BSc in Chemistry with Pharmacology at the University of Liverpool, followed by an MSc in Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Development and then a PhD in Organic Chemistry from Loughborough University.

My work at ScHARR mainly involves undertaking systematic literature reviews (including meta-analysis) on various topics for the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Technology Assessment Programme, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), the UK Department of Health (DoH), the pharmaceutical industry and other research funding bodies.

Research interests
  • Systematic review of evidence for clinical effectiveness in healthcare
  • Health policy and decision making
  • Systematic review methodology

Recent and current projects

  • The Design, Development, Commissioning and Evaluation of Patient Focused Vascular Services (NIHR Programme Grant)
  • Pirfenidone for the Treatment of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (NICE Single Technology Appraisal)
Publications

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Journal articles

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Journal articles

Conference proceedings papers

Reports

  • Duncan R, Booth A, Woods H, Essat M, Phillips P, Poku E, Kaltenthaler E, Jones G & Michaels J (2016) Understanding the experience and impact of living with a vascular condition from the patients perspective: a qualitative evidence synthesis protocol View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download

Website content

  • Phillips P, Shackley P, Kaltenthaler E, Poku E, Essat M & Woods HB Volume-outcome relationships in peripheral vascular surgery: a systematic review (protocol no. CRD42014014850 registered on PROSPERO). RIS download Bibtex download

Posters

  • Archer R, Clowes M, Hamilton J, Pandor A, Stevenson MD, Stevens JW, Hock ES & Essat M (2018) Addressing challenges in the conduct of a systematic review of clinical prediction models in rheumatoid arthritis. 25th Cochrane Colloquium, Edingurgh. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Hamilton J, Archer R, Stevens J, Stevenson M, Hock E, Clowes M, Essat M, Poku E & Pandor A (2018) Clinical prediction models for patients with early rheumatoid arthritis: A systematic review and evidence synthesis. MEMTAM (Methods for Evaluation of medical prediction Models, Test And Biomarkers), Utecht, The Nethe. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Woods HB, Phillips P, Poku E, Essat M, Goka EA, Kaltenthaler EC, Shackley P & Michaels J (2016) Searching for evidence for systematic reviews of volume outcome relationship in peripheral vascular surgery. 2016 HTAi Annual meeting, Tokyo Japan. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Phillips P, Poku E, Essat M, Woods HB, Goka EA, Kaltenthaler E, Shackley P & Michaels J (2016) Volume-outcome relationships in peripheral vascular surgery: an overview of reviews. Health Technology Assessment International (Tokyo). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Phillips P, Poku E, Essat M, Woods HB, Goka EA, Kaltenthaler E, Shackley P & Michaels J (2016) Volume-outcome relationships in the treatment of AAA in Europe: a systematic review. Health Technology Assessment International (Tokyo). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Essat M, Poku E, Duncan R, Phillips P, Woods H, Palfreyman S, jones G, Kaltenthaler E & Michaels (2015) Patient-reported outcome measures in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm – A systematic review. Health Technology Assessment International. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Poku E, Essat M, Duncan R, Phillips P, Woods H, Palfreyman S, jones G, Kaltenthaler E & Michaels J (2015) Patient-reported outcome measures in patients with peripheral artery disease: A systematic review. Health Technology Assessment international. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Poku E, Rathbone J, Hock E, Essat M, Wong R, Pandor A & Wailoo A (2013) Safety of intravitreal bevacizumab as a monotherapy in ophthalmic conditions: systematic review. Health Technology Assessment International. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Harnan S, Essat M, Gomersall T, Tappenden P, Wong R, Lawson R, Pavord I & Everard M Exhaled nitric oxide for the diagnosis of asthma in children and adults: a systematic review. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Essat M, Poku E, Phillips P, Woods H, Palfreyman S, Jones G, Duncan R, Kaltenthaler E & Michaels J Patient-reported outcome measures in patients with Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (HTAI 12th Annual Meeting 15-17 June 2015). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Jones G, Essat M, Poku E, Booth A, Palfreyman S, Kaltenthaler E, Duncan R, Buckley-Woods H, Michaels J & Phillips P Selecting Patient Reported Outcome Measures for Patients with Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA): Integrating Systematic Review and Qualitative Evidence Synthesis Methods (ISOQOL 22nd Annual Conference 21-24 October 2015). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Poku E, Essat M, Woods H, Palfreyman S, Jones G, Kaltenthaler E, Duncan R, Michaels J & Phillips P Patient-reported outcome measures in patients with peripheral artery disease: a systematic review (HTAI 12th Annual Meeting 15-17 June 2015). RIS download Bibtex download
Teaching interests
  • Systematic reviews and critical appraisal techniques
  • I am a joint module coordinator for the Health Research Methods module on MSc Health Economics and Decision Modelling, HAR669.  
  • I teach on ScHARR's bespoke training course on systematic reviewing