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Dr Jaime Peters

Senior Research Fellow

Kath Maguire

My background is in medical statistics and I have worked in the area of evidence synthesis for over 10 years, particularly on issues of publication and reporting biases. In the last 4 years my interests have spread to decision modelling and health economics. My work with PenCLAHRC has involved the development of a number of economic analyses to inform decision-making locally for the South West Peninsula Health Technology Commissioning Group. Related to this work I co-supervise a PenCLAHRC-funded PhD student (Bogdan Grigore) who is exploring the use of formal elicitation techniques to obtain expert opinion for use in decision models. Continuing my interest in publication and reporting biases, I am also involved in a PenCLAHRC-funded project investigating the effectiveness of reporting guidelines for studies with non-randomised study designs.

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Contact by phone
01392 726068

Employed by
University of Exeter

Areas of expertise
Health Economic Modelling, Evidence Synthesis

Projects

Interventions to reduce the impact of arsenic contamination of groundwater on health and crop productivity in developing countries

Cancer Diagnostics Programme

Using pharmacogenetics testing to identify monogenic diabetes earlier (The UNITED project)

Publications

Assessing publication bias in meta-analyses in the presence of between-study heterogeneity

Recommendations for examining and interpreting funnel plot asymmetry in meta-analyses of randomised controlled trials

Cost-effectiveness analysis of degarelix for advanced hormone-dependent prostate cancer

Cost-effectiveness of alemtuzumab for T-cell prolymphocytic leukaemia

The cost-effectiveness of mandatory 20 mph zones for the prevention of injuries

How valuable are multiple treatment comparison methods in evidence-based healthcare evaluation?

The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of donepezil, galantamine, rivastigmine and memantine for the treatment of Alzheimers disease (review of Technology Appraisal No.111): a systematic review and economic model

Are interventions to reduce the impact of arsenic contamination of groundwater on human health in developing countries effective? A systematic review

Impact of the Transparent Reporting of Evaluations With Nonrandomized Designs Reporting Guideline: Ten Years On

What Affects Authors’ and Editors’ Use of Reporting Guidelines? Findings from an Online Survey and Qualitative Interviews

Evidence used in model-based economic evaluations for evaluating pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics tests: a systematic review protocol

Outcome reporting bias in evaluations of public health interventions: evidence of impact and the potential role of a study register

Evolution of the evidence on the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of acetylcholinesterase inhibitors and memantine for Alzheimer's disease: systematic review and economic model

Methods to elicit probability distributions from experts: a review of reported practice in health technology assessment.

Can clinical features be used to differentiate type 1 from type 2 diabetes? A systematic review of the literature

A comparison of two methods for expert elicitation in health technology assessments

EXPLICIT: a feasibility study of remote expert elicitation in health technology assessment

Systematic review of health economic impact evaluations of risk prediction models: stop developing, start evaluating

Graphical presentation of data for health policy decisions: an exploratory online decision task experiment to measure effectiveness

Improving the Reporting of Health and Psychological Research

First do no harm: pain relief for the peripheral venous cannulation of adults, a systematic review and network meta-analysis

Preventing unintentional injuries to children under 15 years old in the outdoors: a systematic review of the effectiveness of educational programs

Meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials show suboptimal validity of surrogate outcomes for overall survival in advanced colorectal cancer

Informing Reimbursement Decisions Using Cost-Effectiveness Modelling: A Guide to the Process of Generating Elicited Priors to Capture Model Uncertainties

A methodology review on the incremental prognostic value of computed tomography biomarkers in addition to Framingham risk score in predicting cardiovascular disease: the use of association, discrimination and reclassification

Immunosuppressive agents in adult kidney transplantation in the National Health service: a model-based economic evaluation

Population-Based Assessment of a Biomarker-Based Screening Pathway to Aid Diagnosis of Monogenic Diabetes in Young-Onset Patients

A bias-adjusted evidence synthesis of RCT and observational data: the case of total hip replacement.

The clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of cetuximab (review of technology appraisal no. 176) and panitumumab (partial review of technology appraisal no. 240) for previously untreated metastatic colorectal cancer: a systematic review and economic

Upcoming Events

Sep
03

PPI Advice Clinic

South Cloisters, St Luke's Campus, University of Exeter

Patient and Public Involvement Advice Clinics Held every month 30 minutes between 12pm-1pm Whatever your query, from finding...
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12

Searching and Review Clinic

South Cloisters 2.35, St Luke's Campus

These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC Evidence Synthesis Team to manage and respond...
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Fully Funded Dementia Research PhD Studentship Opportunity

18 July 2019

The University of Exeter is fast becoming recognised for world-class dementia research. As a global top 100...
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PenCLAHRC successful in application to become a designated and funded NIHR Applied Research Collaboration

11 July 2019

PenCLAHRC are delighted to be able to announce success in their bid to become a funded...
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Job opportunity - Senior Research Fellow/Associate Professor

10 July 2019

The Community and Primary Care Research Group within the Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences...
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Research Projects

Social Prescribing - Understanding what works in, and supporting provision of, nature - based therapeutic interventions for people with an identifiable mental illness

Theme: Healthy People, Healthy Environments

We have been awarded funding from DEFRA to identify what works in the use of...
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Social Prescribing - Cornwall and Plymouth Researcher in Residence

Theme: Healthy People, Healthy Environments

Evaluation work by a Researcher in Residence to assess implementation, reach, scope and acceptability of...
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Research Projects