Sarah has over twenty years of experience working in biomedical statistics while residing in Africa, using her knowledge and skills to train others at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and to support research. Early in 2016 she joined the staff of CMNH to focus on supporting research in maternal and newborn health. Sarah completed her PhD at the University of Nottingham and gained experience in clinical trials in the pharmaceutical industry prior to working in Africa.
Sarah has experience in designing and analysing randomised controlled clinical trials, including trials measuring longitudinal or survival type outcomes, cluster randomised trials, cross-sectional surveys and method comparison studies. Her current work involves supporting the design and analysis of monitoring and evaluation activities undertaken by CMNH, including randomised trials which involve stepped wedge cluster randomisation.
Sarah is a Chartered Statistician member of the Royal Statistical Society