Professor Sasha Shepperd
BA, MSc, DPhil
Professor of Health Services Research
Sasha is Professor of Health Services Research, co-lead of the Applied Health Research Unit, and coordinating editor for the international Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care (EPOC) Review Group.
After an undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Vermont she completed a master's at the Harvard School of Public Health and a DPhil at the University of Oxford. Her main interest is health systems research, this includes generating evidence to guide the design of health services with a focus on population ageing. Research methods include the conduct of randomised trials, systematic reviews and meta-analysis of the global evidence, and the use of large databases.
Sasha is the chief investigator of a NIHR funded multi-site randomised trial of Acute Care in the Home. Through her work in health systems research she has developed an interest in streamlining randomised trials of complex interventions, and related methodological research. She has worked for a number of years on strengthening graduate education in population health.
Factors that impact on recruitment to vaccine trials in the context of a pandemic or epidemic: a qualitative evidence synthesis.
Meskell P. et al, (2023), Cochrane Database Syst Rev, 9
Prevalence and outcomes of frailty in unplanned hospital admissions: a systematic review and meta-analysis of hospital-wide and general (internal) medicine cohorts.
Boucher EL. et al, (2023), EClinicalMedicine, 59
Prevalence and outcomes of frailty in unplanned hospital admissions: a systematic review and meta-analysis of hospital-wide and general (internal) medicine cohorts
PENDLEBURY S. et al, (2023), EClinicalMedicine
A community developed conceptual model for reducing long-term health problems in children with intellectual disability in India.
Nair M. et al, (2023), PLOS Glob Public Health, 3
Value and Challenges of Using Observational Studies in Systematic Reviews of Public Health Interventions.
Hilton Boon M. et al, (2022), Am J Public Health, 112, 548 - 552