Mike Campbell

BA, MSc, PhD, CStat

Population Health, School of Medicine and Population Health

Emeritus Professor of Medical Statistics

+44 114 222 0839

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Mike Campbell
Population Health, School of Medicine and Population Health
Regent Court (ScHARR)
30 Regent Street
S1 4DA

I came to Sheffield in 1997 and joined the Institute of General Practice and Primary Care. I moved to the HSR Section in 2005 and was Section Head from 2006-9.

Qualifications: BA in Mathematics from York University, MSc in Probability and Statistics from Sheffield University and a PhD in Medical Statistics from Edinburgh University.

Previous jobs: MRC Pneumoconiosis Unit in Cardiff and at the University of Southampton - Head of the Medical Statistics and Computing Group.

Research interests
  • Design of complex interventions including cluster randomised trials
  • Statistics in Primary Care
  • Sample size estimation
  • Time series analysis, particularly applied to air pollution and health data
  • Health Technology Assessment
  • Hospital Mortality
  • HTA -In utero magnetic resonance imaging of fetal brain abnormalities Griffiths C, Robson S, Campbell MJ, Cooper C Reeves M and Graham M 3 years £1.9M
  • HTA- REPOSE (Relative Effectiveness of Pumps Over MDI and Structured Education) Trial Heller S, Amiel S, Brennan A, Campbell M, Lawton J £1.5M
  • NIHR Programme Grant. Developing new ways of measuring the impact of ambulance service care, PHOEBE – Pre Hospital Outcomes for Evidence Based Evaluation. Siriwardena N, Turner J, Nicholl J. Goodacre S, Lyons R. Booth A, Snooks H, Brazier J, Grey J, Walker, A, Campbell M, Coster J, O’Cathain A, Meechan D £1.98M
  • DoH Policy Research Programme., The value of 25 hydroxyvitamin D as a biomarker in obesity Eastell R, Walsh J, Naylor K, Barker M, Dimitri P, Campbell M, Schoenmakers I £350K
  • NIHR Programme Grant. DAFNEPlus. (2015) A lifelong approach to promote effective self-management in adults with Type 1 diabetes. Heller S (PI) Cohen J, Brennan A, Baird W, Lawton J, Yardley L Campbell MJ  £2.5M
Professional activities and memberships
  • Director of Postgraduate Research, ScHARR (2012-2016)
  • Member of NIHR Health Services and Delivery Research Commissioning Board (2010-2014)
  • Director, Health Services Research Section ScHARR (2006-9)
  • Chair, Medical Section Royal Statistical Society (2012-2014)
  • Joint Editor Statistics in Medicine (2002-7)
  • Member of Appraisal Committee, NICE (2000-10)
  • Chair ScHARR Research Committee (1998-2005) 
  • Member HEFCE Research Assessment Exercise sub-Panel 12 Professions Allied to Medicine
  • Deputy Director Institute of General Practice and Primary Care (2003)
  • Member MRC Health Services Research Fellowships Panel (1997-2001)
  • Member NHS Research Capacity Development National Primary Care Awards Panel (1999-2002)
  • Chair Royal Statistical Society Examination Board (1997-2002)