Ellen Lee

Population Health, School of Medicine and Population Health

Statistician - Research Fellow

Clinical Trials Research Unit, ScHARR

Ellen Lee
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Ellen Lee
Population Health, School of Medicine and Population Health
Room 2028
Regent Court (ScHARR)
30 Regent Street
S1 4DA

I joined CTRU as a Medical Statistician in October 2011. Before that I graduated with a BSc degree in Economics and Mathematics and an MSc in Statistics with Medical Applications from The University of Sheffield. I have also worked for the NIHR Research Design Service Yorkshire and the Humber (RDS-YH) and in the Cancer Clinical Trials Centre, Sheffield.

Current projects

I am involved in the following projects:

  • The PITSTOP Study - Pllonidal sinus Treatment: STudying the OPtions
  • SPACES - Supporting Physical Activity through Co-production


I am based in Design, Trials and Statistics.

Research interests
  • Clinical trials methodology
  • Cluster randomised controlled trials and clustering in individually randomised controlled trials
  • Multiple imputation for dealing with missing data
  • Design and analysis of pilot trials
  • Complex interventions

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Conference proceedings papers


  • Beal E, Hind D, Bradburn M, Lee E, Howard A, Shackley P, Lee M & Brown S (2018) #20 Design and rationale of the PIlonidal sinus Treatment - STudying the OPtions (PITSTOP) study: a multicentre cohort, nested mixed-methods case study and discrete choice experiment (poster presentation). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Walters S, Lee E, Flight L, Mandefield L, Dimario M & Allison A (2015) Analysis and reporting of individually randomised controlled trials with clustering in one arm only: how should we do it?. RIS download Bibtex download