Associate Project Director

Adam has a PhD in psychometrics from the University of Leeds, and is a Chartered Psychologist and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. He contributes to YHEC’s Outcomes Research workstream focusing primarily on the quantitative aspects of PROMs. Adam’s work with PROMs has ranged from designing and developing instruments, including electronic patient-reported outcome measures to producing item banks. He has considerable experience in statistics, quantitative analysis and methodology, including modern psychometrics, such as Rasch Models, latent growth models, and reliability generalisation. Prior to joining YHEC Adam was a lecturer in quantitative methods at the University of Leeds and a principal scientist at Cancer Research UK. He is the statistical editor for the British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and an associate editor for the journal Quality of Life Research.

Adam teaches on the YHEC PROMs training course “Introduction to Patient-Reported Outcomes Measures (PROMs).


Contact details:

Email: adam.smith@york.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0) 1904 323620