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Congratulations to Ly-Mee Yu and Lisa Hinton.

The Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences is delighted to announce that two researchers have been recognised in the 2016 Recognition of Distinction Awards, made by the University of Oxford.

Dr Ly-Mee Yu has been awarded the title of Associate Professor, and Dr Lisa Hinton has been awarded the title of University Research Lecturer in this year's awards.

Associate Professor – Ly-Mee Yu

Ly-Mee Yu is both Deputy Director Academic of the Primary Care Clinical Trials Unit and the department’s Lead Trial Statistician. She leads a team of statisticians within the CTU and has published over 130 articles in journals such as the Lancet, JAMA and the BMJ.Before joining the department in 2013, Ly-Mee worked in the Centre for Statistics in Medicine. Her research interests include missing data, covariate adjustment in clinical trials, systematic reviews of reporting of clinical trials and prediction models.  

Commenting, Dr Yu said:

"I’m pleased and delighted to receive this award for the recognition of work I’ve contributed to medical statistics and clinical trials research.  I’m also grateful for all the support from the Department.”

University Research Lecturer – Lisa Hinton

Lisa Hinton is a senior qualitative researcher in the Health Experiences Research Group (HERG). Her research focuses on women’s health, in particular experiences of infertility; complications in pregnancy and childbirth; and the role of the internet in mediating health experiences. She is also interested in applied research, using qualitative research to make a difference to people’s experiences of health and illness. Dr Hinton is currently focused on research into hypertension in pregnancy and parents’ experiences of neonatal surgery.  She teaches on the HERG Qualitative Research Methods  courses and the MSc in Evidence-Based Healthcare, as well as doctoral supervision.  Before joining the department in 2007, Lisa was a TV and web producer working for the BBC and Channel 4.

Commenting, Dr Hinton said:

“I am delighted to have been awarded the title of University Research Lecturer, as a recognition of my contribution to the department, and for making a difference to people’s experiences of health and illness.”