MEET THE TEAM

                                 PATH-2 Study Team

 Keith Willett

 

 

 

 

 

Professor Keith Willett CBE is Chief Investigator for the PATH-2 Trial and has an extensive research portfolio with a particular interest in, and has published research relating to, the care of the multiply injured patient, acetabular and pelvic fractures, fractures in the elderly, limb fracture surgery, fracture biomechanics, accident prevention and clinical outcome studies of orthopaedic trauma surgery techniques.

Professor Willett was appointed as the first National Clinical Director for Trauma Care from 2009 -2012 where he successfully implemented Regional Trauma Networks and Major Trauma Centres across the NHS, and developed government strategy to improve the care of older people with fragility hip fractures.  In 2012 he was appointed the National Director for Acute Episodes of Care for NHS England. He has extensive experience of trauma care and medical management and is Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery at the University of Oxford and continues to work as Honorary Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. He is also the co-founder of the unique consultant delivered Oxford Trauma Service, established in 1993, and in 2003 he founded the Kadoorie Centre for Critical Care Research and Education focusing on outcomes of treatment in the injured patient, and established the Oxford Trauma Research Group.

Susan Wagland

Susan is the Clinical Trial Manager for the PATH-2 Study and also the Ankle Injury Management (AIM) trial. She has worked in academic research in cell biology, obtaining a PhD at Brunel University London, and in quality and project management. She joined the Kadoorie Centre in 2016.

David Keene

David is the Research Fellow for the trial and also the AIM trial. He qualified as a physiotherapist in 2003 after training at the University of the West of England, Bristol.  He was awarded an MSc in Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy from the University of Birmingham in 2011. David’s DPhil in Musculoskeletal Sciences at the University of Oxford was completed in 2014, which focussed on the optimisation of mobility after severe ankle injury.

Jacqueline Thompson 

Jacqueline is research physiotherapist for the PATH-2 Study. She isa qualified clinical physiotherapist and has extensive experience in trauma trials having worked on the SPRAINED trial. Jacqueline joined OCTRU in 2014 and joined the study in October 2016.

Scott Parsons

Scott is an Administrative Coordinator for the PATH-2 Study. Scott’s background is in chemistry and he has previous experience in scientific research plus experience in administration. PATH-2 is his first involvement in clinical trials research. Scott joined the team in March 2015.       

                            Trial Steering Committee (TSC)  

Role

Name

Independent Member

Professor Roger Smith (Chair)

Professor of Equine Orthopaedics

Clinical Sciences and Services

The Royal Veterinary College

Independent Member

Catriona Graham

Lead Statistician

Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility

University of Edinburgh

Independent Member

Dr Dylan Morrissey

Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine

William Harvey Research Institute

Bart's and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry

Independent Member

Professor John O’Byrne

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital

Independent Member

Mrs Sarah Webb

Patient Representative

Independent Member

Dr Gustaaf Reurink

Sports Medicine Registrar

De Sportartsen Groep, Amsterdam

The Netherlands

Non-independent Member

Professor Sallie Lamb

Professor Trauma Rehabilitation, University of Oxford

Director Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit

Non-independent Member

Professor Keith Willett

Prof Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery

University of Oxford

Chief Investigator Path-2 Study

Observer

Mr Joseph Alsousou

NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery

Musculoskeletal Science Research Group

Observer

Mr Maneesh Bhatia

Consultant Orthopaedics and Trauma

Leicester University Hospitals NHS Trust

Observer

Mrs Susan Dutton

Senior Medical Statistician and OCTRU Lead Statistician

Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit (OCTRU)

University of Oxford

Observer

Dr Paul Harrison

Senior Lecturer

School of Immunity and Infection

University of Birmingham Medical School

Observer

Dr David Keene

Research Physiotherapist

Kadoorie Centre

University of Oxford

Observer

Dr Michael Maia Schlüssel

Medical Statistician

Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit

University of Oxford

 
 
 

                            Trial Management Group (TMG) 

Role

Name

Chief Investigator

Professor Keith Willett (Chair)

Orthopaedic Trauma surgery

NDORMS

University of Oxford

Grant Co-applicant

Mr Joseph Alsousou

NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery

Musculoskeletal Science Research Group,

Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool. L69 3GA

Grant Co-applicant

Mrs Susan Dutton

Senior Medical Statistician/Lead Statistician of OCTRU

Centre for Statistics in Medicine & OCTRU

University of Oxford

Grant Co-applicant: Sub Study 1

Blood/PRP analysis

Dr Paul Harrison Senior Lecturer

School of Immunity and Infection

University of Birmingham

Grant Co-applicant: Sub Study 2

Biopsy Tissue sample analysis

Professor Philippa Hulley

University Lecturer in Musculoskeletal Sciences

NDORMS

University of Oxford

Grant Co-applicant

Professor Sallie Lamb

Co-Director of the Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit

Kadoorie Professor of Trauma Rehabilitation

NDORMS

University of Oxford &

Professor of Rehabilitation (University of Warwick)

Trial Research Fellow

Dr David Keene

Critical Care, Trauma and Rehabilitation (CCTR) Trials Group

NDORMS

University of Oxford

Trial Research Physiotherapist

Dr Chris Byrne

CCTR Trials Group

NDORMS

University of Oxford

OCTRU Operational Lead

Mr Damian Haywood

CCTR Trials Group NDORMS

University of Oxford

Clinical Trial Manager

Dr Susan Wagland

CCTR Trials Group

NDORMS

University of Oxford

Study Administrative Co-ordinator

Dr Scott Parsons

CCTR Trials Group

NDORMS

University of Oxford

Study Administrative Co-ordinator

Mr Daryl Hagan

CCTR Trials Group

NDORMS

University of Oxford

Trial Statistician

Mr Michael Maia Schlüssel

OCTRU

University of Oxford

Biopsy Tissue sample analysis

Dr James The

Consultant Radiologist

Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre

Windmill Road

Oxford

 

   

                Data Safety and Monitoring Committee (DSMC) 

Role

Name

Clinician

Independent Member

Mr Andy Goldberg

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Trauma and Orthopaedics

Honorary Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust

Statistician

Independent Member

CHAIR

Dr Chao Huang

Statistician

South East Wales Trials Unit (SEWTU)

School of Medicine

Cardiff University

Academic Physiotherapist

Dr Carey McClellan

Academic Department of Emergency Care

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust