Dr Josie Evans

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About me

Associate Professor in Public Health Director of Postgraduate Research Studies Deputy Chair of NICR Ethics Committee

Award

University of Stirling Teaching Impact Award
Award for Go-SHOTS


Community Contribution

Well!Bingo celebration event
Community event attended by a lay audience, including Well!Bingo participants and their friends and family


Divisional / Faculty Contribution

Faculty Director of Postgraduate Research

Director of Masters in Public Health


Event / Presentation

Invited presentation
Invited speed presentation at NHS Scotland annual research conference, Perth

Invited presentation
Invited presentation at UK Faculty of Public Health, Telford, Shropshire, June 2018


Examining

Assessment of diabetes care in Saudi Arabia (PhD)
University of Dundee
Mr Abdul Alshehri. PhD, University of Dundee. Assessment of diabetes care in Saudi Arabia.

Developing and evaluating a complex, theory-based intervention for women with gestational diabetes (PhD)
University of Edinburgh
Ms Audrey Buelo, University of Edinburgh Developing and evaluating a complex, theory-based intervention for women with gestational diabetes.

Glucose-lowering medication initiation in people with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes in Scotland: A mixed-methods study (PhD)
University of Edinburgh
Ms Genny Gabriela Carrillo Balam. University of Edinburgh Glucose-lowering medication initiation in people with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes in Scotland: A mixed-methods study


External Examiners and Validations

External examiner for Masters of Public Health, University of Dundee
University of Dundee

External examination


Professional membership

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy


University Contribution

Deputy Chair of NICR Research Ethics Committee

ESEC Committee (Academic Panel)


Research (17)

Epidemiology of type 2 diabetes (and other chronic conditions) Public health (physical activity, alcohol) Record-linkage and analysis of routine datasets

Projects

Breastfeeding frequency and incidence of type 2 diabetes in women who have had gestational diabetes: a record linkage study
PI: Dr Claire Eades
Funded by: The Carnegie Trust

Ambulance call-outs for psychiatric emergencies during the COVID-19 pandemic
PI: Dr Josie Evans
Funded by: Chief Scientist Office

Finalising the mode and timing of delivery of components of an intervention to address illness perceptions of diabetes among women with previous gestational diabetes
PI: Dr Josie Evans
Funded by: Chief Scientist Office

Short term use of a glucose meter to enhance dietary education as part of an evaluation for type 2 diabetes prevention among people with impaired glucose regulation
PI: Dr Josie Evans
Funded by: Chief Scientist Office

Using record linkage analysis to inform the development of an improved care pathway(s) for psychiatric and self-harm emergencies currently transferred by ambulance to Emergency Departments.
PI: Professor Edward Duncan
Funded by: Chief Scientist Office

Reducing binge drinking among disadvantaged men through a brief intervention delivered by mobile phone: a multi-centre
PI: Dr Josie Evans
Funded by: National Institute for Health Research

The Well!Bingo programme: A feasibility study of a physical activity intervention delivered to older women in a Bingo club setting
PI: Dr Josie Evans
Funded by: Chief Scientist Office

Incentivised opportunities for physical activity delivered in workplace settings during paid working hours: an exploratory study
PI: Dr Josie Evans
Funded by: Medical Research Council

A National prevalence study of impaired awareness of hypoglycemia in patients who have been attended by the Scottish ambulance Service due to a severe hypoglycaemic event
PI: Professor Edward Duncan
Funded by: Scottish Ambulance Service

Community based health improvement for disadvantaged women: could a physical activity/healthy eating intervention be delivered in Bingo clubs in Scotland?
PI: Dr Josie Evans
Funded by: Chief Scientist Office

Spontaneous smoking cessation prior to lung cancer diagnosis: a case control study
PI: Dr Josie Evans
Funded by: Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

Cancer Survivorship in Scotland: living with and beyond cancer in Scotland
PI: Dr Gill Hubbard
Funded by: Macmillan Cancer Support

Evaluation of Working Health Service Lothian: A feasibility study for a single blind, randomised controlled trial of Working Health Service for patients with cancer
PI: Dr Gill Hubbard
Funded by: Macmillan Cancer Support

Extension Analysis, and Ramped-Up Trial Sample-Size Preparation, for the Nairn ACP Pilot's Effects on Institutionalization Outcomes
PI: Dr Josie Evans
Funded by: Medical Research Council

An evaluation to assess the implementation of NHS delivered Alcohol Brief Interventions in Primary Care
PI: Professor Tessa Parkes
Funded by: NHS Health Scotland

Self-Monitoring Behaviour and its Association with Glycaemic Control Among Non Insulin Treated Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
PI: Dr Josie Evans
Funded by: Chief Scientist Office

Preparation of Final Protocol & Ethics Application: Nairn 'Anticipatory Care Pilot' extension to assess impact on nursing home admissions
PI: Dr Josie Evans
Funded by: Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy

Outputs (98)

Outputs

Article

Evans JMM, Irvine L, Cameron DM & Connelly J (2019) The development of an intervention for diabetes prevention among people with impaired glucose regulation: feasibility and acceptability of an intervention component. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 5 (1), Art. No.: 52. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-019-0435-4

Article

Duncan EAS, Best C, Dougall N, Skar S, Evans J, Corfield AR, Fitzpatrick D, Goldie I, Maxwell M, Snooks H, Stark C, White C & Wojcik W (2019) Epidemiology of emergency ambulance service calls related to mental health problems and self harm: a national record linkage study. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine, 27, Art. No.: 34. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13049-019-0611-9

Article

Crombie IK, Irvine L, Williams B, Sniehotta FF, Petrie D, Jones C, Norrie J, Evans JMM, Emslie C, Rice PM, Slane PW, Humphris G, Ricketts IW, Melson AJ, Donnan PT & Hapca SM (2018) Texting to Reduce Alcohol Misuse (TRAM): main findings from a randomized controlled trial of a text message intervention to reduce binge drinking among disadvantaged men. Addiction, 113 (9), pp. 1609-1618. https://doi.org/10.1111/add.14229

Article

Duncan EAS, Fitzpatrick D, Ikegwuonu T, Evans J & Maxwell M (2018) Role and prevalence of impaired awareness of hypoglycaemia in ambulance service attendances to people who have had a severe hypoglycaemic emergency: a mixed-methods study. BMJ Open, 8 (4), Art. No.: e019522. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019522

Article

Evans J, Ryde G, Jepson R, Gray C, Shepherd A, Mackison D, McMurdo MET, Ireland A & Williams B (2016) Accessing and engaging women from socio-economically disadvantaged areas: A participatory approach to the design of a public health intervention for delivery in a Bingo club. BMC Public Health, 16, Art. No.: 345. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3013-1

Article

Evans J, Eades C & Leese G (2015) The risk of total mortality and cardiovascular mortality associated with impaired glucose regulation in Tayside, Scotland, UK: a record-linkage study in 214 094 people. BMJ Open Diabetes Research and Care, 3 (1), Art. No.: e000102. http://drc.bmj.com/content/3/1/e000102?cpetoc; https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjdrc-2015-000102

Article

Marwick C, Guthrie B, Pringle JEC, Evans J, Nathwani D, Donnan PT & Davey PG (2014) A multifaceted intervention to improve sepsis management in general hospital wards with evaluation using segmented regression of interrupted time series. BMJ Quality and Safety, 23 (12), Art. No.: e2. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2013-002176

Article

Evans J, Mackison D, Swanson V, Donnan PT, Emslie-Smith AM & Lawton J (2013) Self-monitoring among non-insulin treated patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: Patients' behavioural responses to readings and associations with glycaemic control. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 100 (2), pp. 235-242. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2013.03.005

Article

Atherton I, Evans J, Dibben CJL, Woods L & Hubbard G (2012) Differences in self-assessed health by socioeconomic group amongst people with and without a history of cancer: an analysis using representative data from Scotland. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 6 (4), pp. 458-467. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11764-012-0226-x

Article

Barnett KN, McCowan C, Evans J, Gillespie ND, Davey PG & Fahey TP (2011) Prevalence and outcomes of use of potentially inappropriate medicines in older people: cohort study stratified by residence in nursing home or in the community. BMJ Quality and Safety, 20 (3), pp. 275-281. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs.2009.039818

Article

Kyle RG, Culbard W, Evans J, Gray NM, Ayansina D & Hubbard G (2011) Vocational rehabilitation services for patients with cancer: design of a feasibility study incorporating a pilot randomised controlled trial among women with breast cancer following surgery. Trials, 12 (89), p. 89. https://doi.org/10.1186/1745-6215-12-89

Article

Greene A, Pagliari C, Cunningham SL, Donnan PT, Evans J, Emslie-Smith AM, Morris AD & Guthrie B (2009) Do managed clinical networks improve quality of diabetes care? Evidence from a retrospective mixed methods evaluation. Quality and Safety in Health Care, 18 (6), pp. 456-461. http://www-scopus-com.ezproxy.stir.ac.uk/record/display.url?eid=2-s2.0-73349094364&origin=resultslist&sort=plf-f&src=s&st1=10.1136%2fqshc.2007.023119&sid=285C3A739D7D746430D62212F2BA2CAD.WeLimyRvBMk2ky9SFKc8Q%3a20&sot=b&sdt=b&sl=29&s=DOI%2810.1136%2fqshc.2; https://doi.org/10.1136/qshc.2007.023119

Meeting Abstract

Al Zadjali M, Ogston SA, Evans J, Morris AD, Struthers AD & Lang CC (2008) Clinical outcomes of metformin in patients with heart failure and type 2 diabetes. British Pharmacological Society Clinical Pharmacology Section Meeting 2007, Brighton, 17/12/2007 - 20/12/2007. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 65 (6), pp. 988-989. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2125.2008.03204.x

Commentary

Evans J & Morris AD (2007) Letter: Response to comment. Commentary on: Response to comment on: Evans JMM , Ogston SA , Emslie-Smith A , Morris AD (2006) risk of mortality and adverse cardiovascular outcomes in type 2 diabetes: a comparison of patients treated with sulphonylureas and metformin. Diabetologia 49 : 930-936. Diabetologia, 50 (5), pp. 1111-1111. http://www.springerlink.com/content/r68613468h454j17/fulltext.pdf; https://doi.org/10.1007/s00125-007-0632-1

Meeting Abstract

Donnelly LA, Morris AD, Emslie-Smith AM, Alessi DR & Evans J (2005) Reduced risk of cancer identified in patients with type 2 diabetes who use metformin: Results from a pilot case-control study. Diabetes, 54 (Supplement 1), pp. A40-A40. http://apps.webofknowledge.com.ezproxy.stir.ac.uk/full_record.do?product=WOS&search_mode=GeneralSearch&qid=10&SID=Z2gbpcgaLl7lojgA4af&page=1&doc=1

Article

Evans J, Wang J & Morris AD (2002) Comparison of cardiovascular risk between patients with type 2 diabetes and those who had had a myocardial infarction: cross sectional and cohort studies [Erratum published Volume 324, Issue 7350, 8 June 2002, Page 1357). BMJ, 324 (7343), pp. 939-942. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7343.939

Article

Libby G, MacDonald TM & Evans J (2001) Record-linkage methodology for prescribing research. Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, 26 (4), pp. 241-246. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1046/j.1365-2710.2001.00353.x/pdf; https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2710.2001.00353.x

Article

Evans J, McMahon AD, Steinke DT, McAlpine RR & MacDonald TM (1998) Do H-2-receptor antagonists cause acute pancreatitis?. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, 7 (6), pp. 383-388. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/(SICI)1099-1557(199811/12)7:6%3C383::AID-PDS377%3E3.0.CO;2-Q/abstract

Article

McMahon A, Evans J, White G, Murray FE, McGilchrist MM, McDevitt DG & MacDonald TM (1997) A cohort study (with re-sampled comparator groups) to measure the association between new NSAID prescribing and upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage and perforation. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 50 (3), pp. 351-356. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0895-4356%2896%2900361-7

Article

Evans J, MacGregor AM, Murray FE, Vaidya KS, Morris AD & MacDonald TM (1997) No association between non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and acute appendicitis in a case-control study. British Journal of Surgery, 84 (3), pp. 372-374. http://www.bjs.co.uk/details/article/904005/No-association-between-nonsteroidal-antiinflammatory-drugs-and-acute-appendiciti.html; https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2168.1997.02575.x

Article

Evans J, McMahon AD, McGilchrist MM, White G, Murray FE, McDevitt DG & MacDonald TM (1995) Topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and admission to hospital for upper gastrointestinal bleeding and perforation: a record linkage case-control study. BMJ, 311 (6996), pp. 22-26. http://www.bmj.com/content/311/6996/22; https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.6996.22