Sarah GonzalezPhoto of Sarah Gonzalez

Trials Support Officer

School of Health and Related Research
University of Sheffield
Regent Court
30 Regent Street
S1 4DA

Office: Room 2.04, Floor 2, Innovation Centre

Tel: +44 (0) 114 222 0880
Fax: +44 (0) 114 222 0870

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I joined the School of Health and Related Research in March 2016. My role was split between two academic sections: as a Clerical Officer in Health Economics and Decision Science and as the School Receptionist.

I am currently working as a Trials Support Officer within the Clinical Trials Research Unit (CTRU), providing administrative support across a variety of medical research trials.

My career background is in the catering industry. I worked for 9 years in London, first as a chef, and then providing administration support for a food manufacturer.

Current Projects

I am a Trials Support Officer for the following trials:

  • The PITSTOP Study: PILonidal sinus Treatment: STudying the OPtions
  • HighCALS: A programme to develop and evaluate a complex intervention to improve nutritional management for people with Amyotrophic Lateral Schlerosis (ALS)

Past Projects

ACUTE (Ambulance CPAP): Use, Treatment effect and Economics) feasibility study: A pilot randomised controlled trial of prehospital CPAP for acute respiratory failure.

Big CACTUS: A study to assess the clinical and cost effectiveness of aphasia computer treatment versus usual stimulation or attention control long term post stroke (CACTUS)

Adaptive designs CONSORT Extension (ACE


I have a BA (Hons) degree in Music/Popular Music from the University of Liverpool.

Sarah is based in Design, Trials and Statistics