Jennifer Bell BSc (Hons), MSc

Medical Statistician


Jennifer graduated in Mathematics from the University of Sheffield in 2009, and went on to work in Health Informatics management in the NHS, obtaining a Masters degree (MSc) from UCL in Health Informatics in 2012. She joined the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit CTU in 2015, and obtained a MSc in Medical Statistics from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in 2016.

She is the trial statistician on many of the trials the CTU hosts and collaborates on. Additionally, she teaches on the Global Health Science & Epidemiology MSc (run by Nuffield Department of Population Health), and the Clinical Trials Distance Learning MSc at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.  


Vaneesha Monk, Fiona Moultrie, Caroline Hartley, Amy Hoskin, Gabrielle Green, Jennifer L. Bellet al. Oral morphine analgesia for preventing pain during invasive procedures in non-ventilated premature infants in hospital: the Poppi RCT. Efficacy Mech Eval 2019;6(9)

Lucy C. Chappell, Jennifer L. Bell, Anne Smith, Louise Linsell, Edmund Juszczak, et al. Ursodeoxycholic acid versus placebo in women with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (PITCHES): a randomised controlled trial. Lancet 2019. 394;869-860.

Caroline Hartley, Fiona Moultrie, Amy Hoskin, Gabrielle Green, Vaneesha Monk, Jennifer L. Bell, et al. Analgesic efficacy and safety of morphine in the Procedural Pain in Premature Infants (Poppi) study: randomised placebo-controlled trial. Lancet 2018. 392; 2595-2605

Lucy C. Chappell, Jenny Chambers, Peter H. Dixon, Jon Dorling, Rachael Hunter, Jennifer L. Bell, et al.
Ursodeoxycholic acid versus placebo in the treatment of women with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP) to improve perinatal outcomes: protocol for a randomised controlled trial (PITCHES). Trials. 2018. 19:657.

Rebecca M. Reynolds, Fiona C. Denison, Ed Juszczak, Jennifer L. Bell, et al. Glibenclamide and metformin versus standard care in gestational diabetes (GRACES): a feasibility open label randomised trial. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2017. 17:316.

Pollyanna Hardy, Jennifer L. Bell, Peter Brocklehurst. Evaluation of the effects of an offer of a monetary incentive on the rate of questionnaire return during follow-up of a clinical trial: a randomised study within a trial. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2016 Jul 15;16(1):82.