I have been involved in the design, execution, analysis and publication of trials in: mental health including [67153425919113], neurology including [181420] and in other health areas [1781021111612].

Nearly all of these trials are what are now usually called pragmatic trials.

I have also been the independent statistician on vaious DMECs and TSCs,

I have a certificate from NIH Office of Extramural Research for completing their course in ‘Protecting Human Research Participants’.


[1]    S Banerjee, J Hellier, M E Dewey, R Romeo, C Ballard, R Baldwin, P Bentham, C Fox, C Holmes, C Katona, M Knapp, C Lawton, J Lindesay, G Livingston, N McCrae, E Moniz-Cook, J Murray, S Nurock, M Orrell, J O’Brien, M Poppe, A Thomas, R Walwyn, K Wilson, and A Burns. Study of the use of anti–depressants for depression in dementia: the HTA–SADD Trial — a multicentre randomised double–blind, placebo–controlled trial of the clinical effectiveness of sertraline and mirtazapine. Lancet, 378:403–411, 2011.

[2]   S L Blay, J S Vel Fucks, M Barruzi, M C Di Pietro, F L Gastal, A M Neto, M P De Souza, L R Glausiusz, and M E Dewey. Effectiveness of time-limited psychotherapy for minor psychiatric disorders: randomised controlled trial evaluating immediate versus long-term effects. British Journal of Psychiatry, 180:416–422, 2002.

[3]   P G Booth, B Dale, P D Slade, and M E Dewey. A follow-up study of problem drinkers offered a goal choice option. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 53(6):594–600, 1992.

[4]   C Chilvers, M E Dewey, K Fielding, V Gretton, P Miller, B Palmer, D Weller, R Churchill, I Williams, N Bedi, C Duggan, A Lee, G Harrison, and the Counselling versus Antidepressants in Primary Care Study Group. Antidepressant drugs and generic counselling for treatment of major depression in primary care: randomised trial with patient preference arms. British Medical Journal, 322:772–775, 2001.

[5]   C-C Chiu, K-P Su, T-C Cheng, H-C Liu, C-J Chang, M E Dewey, R Stewart, and S-Y Huang. The effects of omega-3 fatty acid monotherapy in Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive impairment: a preliminary randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study. Progress in Neuropsychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, 32:1538–1544, 2008.

[6]   I B Cookson, M S Muthu, A George, and M E Dewey. High dose neuroleptic treatment of chronic schizophrenic inpatients. Research Communications in Psychology, Psychiatry and Behavior, 8(4):305–315, 1983.

[7]   M A Cormack, R G Owens, and M E Dewey. The effect of minimal interventions by general practitioners on long-term benzodiazepine use. Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners, 39(327):408–411, 1989.

[8]   A L Cunliffe, J R F Gladman, S L Husbands, P Miller, M E Dewey, and R H Harwood. Sooner and healthier: a randomised controlled trial and interview study of an early discharge rehabilitation service for older people. Age and Ageing, 33(3):246–252, 2004.

[9]   A Dias, M E Dewey, J D’Souza, R Dhume, D D Motghare, K S Shaji, R Menon, M Prince, and V Patel. The effectiveness of a home care program for supporting caregivers of persons with dementia in developing countries: a randomised controlled trial from Goa, India. PLoS ONE, 3:e2333, 2008.

[10]   S Fleming, H Blake, J R F Gladman, E Hart, M Lymbery, M E Dewey, H McCloughry, M Walker, and P Miller. A randomised controlled trial of a care home rehabilitation service to reduce long term institutionalisation for elderly people. Age and Ageing, 33:384–390, 2004.

[11]   D Kendrick, R Illingworth, A Woods, K Watts, J Collier, M E Dewey, R Hapgood, and C-M Chen. Promoting child safety in primary care: a cluster randomised controlled trial to reduce baby walker use. British Journal of General Practice, 55:582–588, 2005.

[12]   J Kinley, L Stone, M E Dewey, J Levy, R Stewart, P McCrone, N Sykes, P Hansford, A Begum, and J Hockley. The effect of using high facilitation when implementing the Gold Standards Framework in Care Homes programme: a cluster randomised controlled trial. Palliative Medicine, 28:1099–1109, 2014.

[13]   C Lund, M Schneider, T Davies, M Nyatsanza, S Honikman, A Bhana, J Bass, P Bolton, M E Dewey, J Joska, A Kagee, L Myer, I Petersen, M Prince, D J Stein, G Thornicroft, M Tomlinson, A Alem, and E Susser. Task shifting of a psychological intervention for maternal depression in Khayelitska, South Africa: study protocol for a randomized trial. Trials, 15(457), 2014.

[14]   C J Parker, J R F Gladman, A E R Drummond, M E Dewey, N B Lincoln, D Barer, P A Logan, K A Radford, and on behalf of the TOTAL Study Group. A multicentre randomized controlled trial of leisure therapy and conventional occupational therapy after stroke. Clinical Rehabilitation, 15:42–52, 2001.

[15]   G T Ridley, K Clare, M E Dewey, and I A Davidson. Improving psychiatric day hospital attendance: a Liverpool intervention study. Bulletin of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, 15:471–472, 1991.

[16]   A N Siriwardena, T Apekey, M Tilling, A Harrison, J V Dyas, H C Middleton, R Orner, T Sach, M E Dewey, and Z M Qureshi. Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of an educational intervention for practice teams to deliver problem focused therapy for insomnia: rationale and design of a pilot cluster randomised trial. BMC Family Practice, 10(9), 2009.

[17]   A N Siriwardena, A Rashid, M R D Johnson, and M E Dewey. Cluster randomised controlled trial of an educational outreach visit to improve influenza and penumococcal immunisation rates in primary care. British Journal of General Practice, 52:735–740, 2002.

[18]   D Smith, G A Baker, G Davies, M E Dewey, and D W Chadwick. Outcomes of add-on treatment with lamotrigine in partial epilepsy. Epilepsia, 34(2):312–322, 1993.

[19]   A Sumathipala, S Siribaddana, M R N Abeysingha, P De Silva, M E Dewey, M Prince, and A H Mann. Cognitive-behavioural therapy v. structured care for medically unexplained symptoms: Randomised controlled trial. British Journal of Psychiatry, 193:51–59, 2008.

[20]   C D Ward, G Turpin, M E Dewey, S Fleming, B Hurwitz, S Ratib, M von Fragstein, and M Lymbery. Education for people with progressive neurological conditions can have negative effects: evidence from a randomised controlled trial. Clinical Rehabilitation, 18:717–725, 2004.

[21]   A Woods, J Collier, D Kendrick, K Watts, ME Dewey, and R Illingworth. Injury prevention training: a cluster randomised controlled trial assessing its effect on the knowledge, attitudes and practices of midwives and health visitors. Injury Prevention, 10:83–87, 2004.