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Dr Andrew Cook MBBS, MPH

Consultant in Public Health Medicine & Fellow in Health Technology Assessment , Associate Director of Southampton Clinical Trials Unit

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Dr Andrew Cook is a Consultant in Public Health Medicine and Fellow in Health Technology Assessment at the University of Southampton.

Dr Cook works with both the Southampton Clinical Trials Unit, and the NIHR Evaluation Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre (NETSCC). He graduated in Medicine from St Georges Hospital Medical School at the University of London, then after working in Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Psychiatry, training in Public Health Medicine in the West Midlands. While training he gained a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Birmingham. Since joining the University of Southampton he has been Director of Service Delivery and Organization, and Director of Public Health Research, at NETSCC. He was Director of the Southampton Health Technology Assessments Centre until August 2015, before starting with the Clinical Trials Unit. He also has roles as a consultant advisor at NETSCC, leading on surgery and interventional procedures for the NIHR Health Technology Assessment programme, and providing clinical and scientific advice to the NIHR Public Health Research programme.

Outside the university, he sits on the West Midlands Research for Patient Benefit funding committee,, NICE’s Interventional Procedures Advisory Committee and Observational Data Expert Group, and the Advisory Panel for the MRC/NIHR Methodology Programme.

Qualifications

MBBS, University of London, 1994
MPH, University of Birmingham, 2002
FFPH, Faculty of Public Health Medicine, 2006

Appointments held

November 2005 to date: Consultant in Public Health Medicine and Fellow in Health Technology Assessment, University of Southampton 

February 2000 to November 2005: Specialist Registrar in Public Health Medicine, West Midlands Deanery

 

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Research interests

 

Dr Cook’s research interests are in pragmatic health services research, and associated methodology.

He has worked inside research funders, addressing issues around recruitment, and the challenges of peer reviewing research ideas – through modelling and through running randomised trials.

His externally funded research is mostly in the realm of surgery, including a randomised trial on the mangement of developmental hip dysplasia, and cohort studies on the management of complex aortic aneurysms in both the thorax and the abdomen.

 

 

Academic unit(s)

Cancer Sciences Academic Unit

 

Faculty of Medicine

Associate Director of Southampton Clinical Trials Unit
Trials Unit Lead for non-cancer studies.

National

Member of MRC Methodology Research Programme Advisory Group for Methodological Research
Member of NICE’s Interventional Procedures Advisory Committee
Member of NICE’s Observational Data Expert Group
Member of the NIHR Research for Patient Benefit Regional Advisory Committee for the West Midlands

 

 

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Dr Andrew Cook
Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Building 85, Life Sciences Building, Highfield Campus, Southampton, SO171BJ

Room Number:Chilwth Alpha/1037

Telephone:(023) 8059 5629
Email:andrewc@soton.ac.uk

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