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Dr Kerry N L AveryBSc, Ph.D.(Bristol)

Senior Lecturer in Health Services Research

Kerry Avery

Dr Kerry N L AveryBSc, Ph.D.(Bristol)

Senior Lecturer in Health Services Research

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Kerry Avery, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer in Health Services Research at Bristol Medical School, University of Bristol, with expertise in outcome selection, development and measurement, particularly in surgical trials. Kerry has >60 publications, Scopus h-index 22, approximately £300k research awards as principal investigator (including an NIHR post-doctoral fellowship award) and £9.5m as co-investigator. She is based at the NIHR Bristol Biomedical Research Centre and Royal College of Surgeons Bristol Surgical Trials Centre (www.bristol.ac.uk/social-community-medicine/centres/surgical-research), where she is a co-applicant on and co-leads the ‘benefit and harm outcomes of early phase studies’ workstream in the Surgical Innovation theme of the NIHR BRC. Kerry is a co-applicant on several NIHR-funded grants, including the Sunflower RCT to establish the effectiveness of pre-operative imaging for bile duct stones in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy and the ROMIO (Randomised Oesophagectomy: Minimally Invasive or Open) trial. She also co-leads the Bristol centre of the NIHR-funded eRAPID multicentre feasibility study to develop an electronic system integrated within patient records for the routine monitoring of patient-reported outcomes following surgery. Kerry's work also links to the MRC Hubs for Trials Methodology Research ConDuCT-II (COllaboration and iNnovation in DifficUlt or Complex randomised controlled trials In Invasive procedures) Hub (www.bristol.ac.uk/social-community-medicine/centres/conduct2) at the University of Bristol.

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39 Whatley Road
Bristol
United Kingdom