Redmond Shelagh, PhD

Medical coding and data quality management

Research - Childhood Cancer Registry (ChCR)

+41 31 684 36 60
Postal Address
Mittelstrasse 43, 3012 Bern
  • Responsible for medical coding and quality control of medical data for the Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry.
  • Co-author of systematic reviews on vaccination schedules, chlamydia prevalence and Cochrane review of effectiveness of screening. 
  • Coding of cancer diagnoses according to international standards, design and implementation of data quality control and improvement measures. Design and content of new medical databases.
  • Data exchange and linkages with other cancer registries and as part of international studies.
  • Extensive experience in systematic reviews and meta-analyses, design of data extraction forms and databases, statistical analysis.
  • Since 2014:
    Medical Coding and Data quality manager, Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern
  • 2005 to 2013:
    Research Assistant, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern
  • 1991 to 2001:
    Research Assistant in analysis of functional magnetic resonance imaging, Department of Neurology, Inselspital Bern
  • 1998 to 1991:
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow in multidrug resistance of adult cancer, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Research, Tiefenauspital, Bern.
  • 1984 to 1987:
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow in molecular biology of breast cancer, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Bern,
  • 1979 to 1983:
    PhD in molecular biology at Imperial Cancer Research Fund (now Cancer Research UK) London, UK
  • 1976 to 1979:
    M.A. Natural sciences degree, University of Cambridge, UK