Professor Sasha Shepperd
BA, MSc, DPhil
Professor of Health Services Research
- Co-ordinating Editor, Cochrane Review Group
Sasha is Professor of Health Services Research and Co-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 Masters at the Harvard School of Public Health and a DPhil at 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.
Adults' views and experiences of vaccines developed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic: a qualitative evidence synthesis [Protocol]
Maria AR. et al, (2022), Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Factors that impact on recruitment to vaccine trials during a pandemic or epidemic: a qualitative evidence synthesis
Meskell P. et al, (2022), Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2022
The value and challenges of using observational studies in systematic reviews of public health interventions (Opinion Editorial)
Hilton M. et al, (2022), American Journal of Public Health
Hospital at Home admission avoidance with comprehensive geriatric assessment to maintain living at home for people aged 65 years and over: a RCT
Shepperd S. et al, (2022), Health and Social Care Delivery Research, 10, 1 - 124
Is Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment Admission Avoidance Hospital at Home an Alternative to Hospital Admission for Older Persons?
Shepperd S. et al, (2021), Annals of internal medicine, 174, 1633 - 1634