José M. Ordóñez-Mena
MSc, Dr. sc. hum.
Research Associate, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, 2016-
Research Assistant, Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany, 2012-2015
PhD Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, University of Heidelberg, Germany, 2012-2016
MSc Nutrition and Health, Division of Human Nutrition, University of Wageningen, the Netherlands, 2010-2012
BSc Physical Activity and Sports Sciences, Sports Faculty, University Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla, Spain, 2004-2010
My background is aging, cancer, nutritional and clinical epidemiology. Most of my previous research has been around the influence of vitamin D in the development and prognosis of cancer in older adults. I am very experienced in the analysis of large cohort studies, systematic reviews, traditional and individual participant data meta-analysis.
More recently my focus has been on diagnostic accuracy studies, diagnostic meta-analysis and network meta-analysis. Most of my current research projects have something to do with biomarkers/tests of inflammation and with infectious diseases.
At the moment I collaborate with:
- the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) Oxford and Thames Valley Applied Digital Health theme
the OxValve and NewKi cohort studies funded by the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Group (BRC)
- the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group
I am involved in the teaching of medical statistics to undergraduate Medicine Pre-Clinical year 2 students, and postgraduate students in the MSc in Evidence-Based Health Care and MSc in Medical Statistics. I teach sessions on Introduction to Meta-Analysis in R and Network Meta-Analysis in the Meta-Analysis module. I am also co-coordinator of the MSc module Introduction to Study Design and Research Methods.
I supervise postgraduate students on the MSc in Evidence-Based Health Care and MSc in Medical Statistics, and undergraduate students on the Medicine Pre-Clinical Final Honours School (FHS) year from the University of Oxford. I am also keen and have experience on advising MSc and PhD students in other programs and from other universities.
Mellor M. et al, (2020)
Survival of people with valvular heart disease in the community (OxValve-Survive)
Taylor C. et al, (2019), EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL, 40, 1697 - 1697