Mr Barrie Stokes

Statistician

School of Medicine and Public Health (Clinical Pharmacology and Clinical Toxicology)

Career Summary

Biography

Research Expertise
Applied mathematics; applied statistics;biostatistics; Bayesian statistics (MCMC methods);computationally intensive methods; computer algebra applications

Teaching Expertise
Undergraduate tutoring; occasional guest .lectures

Qualifications

  • Master of Mathematics, University of Newcastle

Keywords

  • applications of computer algebra
  • applied statistics
  • biostatistics
  • mathermatical modelling
  • numerical and computational mathematics
  • undergraduate statistics

Languages

  • English (Fluent)

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
110399 Clinical Sciences not elsewhere classified 60
111599 Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences not elsewhere classified 20
111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified 20

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Journal article (33 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2013 Halland M, Ansley SJ, Stokes BJ, Fitzgerald MN, Inder KJ, Duggan JM, Duggan A, 'Short- and long-term outcomes for patients with variceal haemorrhage in a tertiary hospital', INTERNAL MEDICINE JOURNAL, 43 234-239 (2013) [C1]
DOI 10.1111/imj.12037
Citations Web of Science - 1
Co-authors Kerry Inder
2013 Garrett T, Stokes B, Brien J-A, 'Perceptions of safety culture in hospital pharmacy: how safe do we think we are?', EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF HOSPITAL PHARMACY-SCIENCE AND PRACTICE, 20 82-87 (2013) [C1]
DOI 10.1136/ejhpharm-2012-000126
2012 Dietz HP, Stokes BJ, 'A plea for professional independence', Medical Journal of Australia, 196 104-105 (2012) [C2]
Citations Scopus - 5Web of Science - 4
2012 Dassanayake WM, Jones AL, Michie PT, Carter GL, McElduff P, Stokes BJ, Whyte IM, 'Risk of road traffic accidents in patients discharged following treatment for psychotropic drug overdose: A self-controlled case series study in Australia', CNS Drugs, 26 269-276 (2012) [C1]
Co-authors Pat Michie, Gregory Carter
2012 Stokes BJ, 'mathStatica 2.5 [Review]', Journal of Statistical Software, 47 1-11 (2012) [C2]
2011 Calver L, Stokes BJ, Isbister GK, 'Sedation assessment tool to score acute behavioural disturbance in the emergency department', Emergency Medicine Australasia, 23 732-740 (2011) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 5Web of Science - 5
Co-authors Geoff Isbister
2011 McGettigan P, Lincz L, Attia JR, McElduff P, Bissett L, Peel R, et al., 'The risk of coronary thrombosis with cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibitors does not vary with polymorphisms in two regions of the cyclo-oxygenase-2 gene', British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 72 707-714 (2011) [C1]
DOI 10.1111/j.1365-2125.2011.03957.x
Citations Scopus - 6Web of Science - 6
Co-authors Mddah01, John Attia, Roseanne Peel, Lisa Lincz
2011 Henry DA, Carless PA, Moxey AJ, O'Connell DL, Stokes BJ, Fergusson DA, Ker K, 'Anti-fibrinolytic use for minimising perioperative allogeneic blood transfusion', Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2011 1-419 (2011) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 49Web of Science - 12
2010 Isbister GK, Calver L, Page CB, Stokes BJ, Bryant J, Downes MA, 'Randomized controlled trial of intramuscular droperidol versus midazolam for violence and acute behavioral disturbance: The DORM Study', Annals of Emergency Medicine, 56 392-401 (2010) [C1]
DOI 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2010.05.037
Citations Web of Science - 17
Co-authors Geoff Isbister
2010 Macneill PU, Kerridge IH, Newby DA, Stokes BJ, Doran E, Henry DA, 'Attitudes of physicians and public to pharmaceutical industry 'gifts'', Internal Medicine Journal, 40 335-341 (2010) [C1]
DOI 10.1111/j.1445-5994.2010.02233.x
Citations Scopus - 9Web of Science - 6
Co-authors Mddah01, David Newby
2010 Macneill PU, Kerridge IH, Newby DA, Stokes BJ, Doran E, Henry DA, 'Questioning the ethics of the ethicists. Reply', Internal Medicine Journal, 40 799-800 (2010) [C3]
Co-authors David Newby
2010 Macneill PU, Kerridge IH, Newby DA, Stokes BJ, Doran E, Henry DA, 'Reply', Internal Medicine Journal, 40 799-800 (2010) [C3]
DOI 10.1111/j.1445-5994.2010.02351.x
Co-authors David Newby
2009 Isbister GK, Calver L, Van Gorp F, Stokes BJ, Page CB, 'Inter-rater reliability of manual QT measurement and prediction of abnormal QT,HR pairs', Clinical Toxicology, 47 884-888 (2009) [C1]
DOI 10.3109/15563650903333820
Citations Scopus - 13Web of Science - 11
Co-authors Geoff Isbister
2009 Calver LA, Stokes BJ, Isbister GK, 'The dark side of the moon', Medical Journal of Australia, 191 692-694 (2009) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 4Web of Science - 4
Co-authors Geoff Isbister
2009 Rashid AH, Brieva JL, Stokes BJ, 'Incidence of contrast-induced nephropathy in intensive care patients undergoing computerised tomography and prevalence of risk factors', Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 37 968-975 (2009) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 27Web of Science - 25
2009 Prajogo J, Neil A, Duke J, Zhang H, Stokes BJ, Rowlings PA, 'Modelling cost-effectiveness of high-dose chemotherapy as treatment for relapsed aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma in an Australian setting', Internal Medicine Journal, 39 519-526 (2009) [C1]
DOI 10.1111/j.1445-5994.2008.01795.x
Citations Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1
2008 Isbister GK, Brown SGA, Miller M, Tankel A, MacDonald E, Stokes BJ, et al., 'A randomised controlled trial of intramuscular vs. intravenous antivenom for latrodectism: The RAVE study', QJM, 101 557-565 (2008) [C1]
DOI 10.1093/qjmed/hcn048
Citations Scopus - 15Web of Science - 15
Co-authors Geoff Isbister
2008 Isbister GK, Stokes BJ, Buckle NA, Duffull SB, 'Effect of activated charcoal on citalopram-induced QT prolongation - Reply', Annals of Emergency Medicine, 52 87-88 (2008) [C3]
DOI 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2007.11.046
Co-authors Geoff Isbister
2007 Henry DA, Carless PA, Moxey AJ, O'Connell DL, Stokes BJ, McClelland B, et al., 'Anti-fibrinolytic use for minimising perioperative allogeneic blood transfusion', The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, CD001886 (2007) [C1]
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd001886.pub2
Citations Scopus - 22Web of Science - 86
Co-authors Mddah01
2007 Brown SGA, Isbister GK, Stokes BJ, 'Route of administration of redback spider bite antivenom: Determining clinician beliefs to facilitate Bayesian analysis of a clinical trial', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, 19 458-463 (2007) [C1]
DOI 10.1111/j.1742-6723.2007.01014.x
Citations Scopus - 2Web of Science - 3
Co-authors Geoff Isbister
2007 Collins CE, Warren JM, Hutchesson MJ, McCoy P, Stokes BJ, 'Systematic review of interventions in the management of overweight and obese children which include a dietary component', International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare, 5 2-53 (2007) [C1]
DOI 10.1111/j.1479-6988.2007.00061.x
Co-authors Melinda Hutchesson, Clare Collins
2007 Isbister GK, Friberg LE, Stokes BJ, Buckley NA, Lee C, Gunja N, et al., 'Activated Charcoal Decreases the Risk of QT Prolongation After Citalopram Overdose', Annals of Emergency Medicine, 50 593.e46-600.e46 (2007) [C1]
DOI 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2007.03.009
Citations Scopus - 25Web of Science - 20
Co-authors Geoff Isbister
2006 Loten C, Stokes BJ, Worsley D, Seymour JE, Jiang S, Isbister GK, 'Randomised controlled trial of hot water (45 degrees C) immersion versus ice packs for pain relief in bluebottle stings', Medical Journal of Australia, 184 329-333 (2006) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 53Web of Science - 44
Co-authors Geoff Isbister
2006 McNeill PM, Kerridge IH, Henry DA, Stokes BJ, Hill SR, Newby DA, et al., 'Giving and receiving of gifts between pharmaceutical companies and medical specialists in Australia', Internal Medicine Journal, 36 571-578 (2006) [C1]
DOI 10.1111/j.1445-5994.2006.01151.x
Citations Scopus - 19Web of Science - 17
Co-authors David Newby, Mddah01, Jane Maguire
2006 Johnson KR, Ringland C, Stokes BJ, Anthony DM, Freemantle N, Irs A, et al., 'Response rate or time to progression as predictors of survival in trials of metastatic colorectal cancer or non-small-cell lung cancer: a meta-analysis', Lancet Oncology, 7 741-746 (2006) [C1]
DOI 10.1016/S1470-2045(06)70800-2
Citations Scopus - 101Web of Science - 86
2006 Collins CE, Warren JM, Hutchesson MJ, McCoy P, Stokes BJ, 'Measuring effectiveness of dietetic interventions in child obesity - A systematic review of randomized trials', Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 160 906-922 (2006) [C1]
DOI 10.1001/archpedi.160.9.906
Citations Scopus - 85Web of Science - 77
Co-authors Melinda Hutchesson, Clare Collins
2005 Zhang H, Stokes BJ, Prajogo J, Rowlings PA, Neil A, Duke JM, 'Modeled cost-effectiveness analysis of autologous haemopoietic stem cell transplantation compared with standard dose chemotherapy for relapsed, aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma', Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, 11 74-75 (2005) [C3]
2005 Buckley NA, Isbister GK, Stokes BJ, Juurlink DN, 'Hyperbaric oxygen for carbon monoxide poisoning: A systematic review and critical analysis of the evidence', Toxicological Reviews, 24 75-92 (2005) [C1]
DOI 10.2165/00139709-200524020-00002
Citations Scopus - 56
Co-authors Geoff Isbister
2005 Isbister GK, Gray MR, Balit CR, Raven RJ, Stokes BJ, Porges K, et al., 'Funnel-web spider bite: a systematic review of recorded clinical cases', Medical Journal of Australia, 182 407-411 (2005) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 17Web of Science - 12
Co-authors Geoff Isbister
2005 Henry DA, Kerridge IH, Hill SR, McNeill PM, Doran E, Newby DA, et al., 'Medical specialists and pharmaceutical industry-sponsored research: a survey of the Australian experience', Medical Journal of Australia, 182 557-560 (2005) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 30Web of Science - 27
Co-authors Mddah01, David Newby, Jane Maguire
2005 Kerridge I, Maguire JM, Newby DA, McNeill PM, Henry DA, Hill SR, et al., 'Cooperative partnerships or conflict-of-interest? A national survey of interaction between the pharmaceutical industry and medical organizations', Internal Medicine Journal, 35 206-210 (2005) [C1]
DOI 10.1111/j.1444-0903.2004.00799.x
Citations Scopus - 11Web of Science - 6
Co-authors Jane Maguire, David Newby, Mddah01
2005 Carless PA, Moxey AJ, Stokes BJ, Henry DA, 'Are antifibrinolytic drugs equivalent in reducing blood loss and transfusion in cardiac surgery? A meta-analysis of randomized head-to-head trials', BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, 5 (2005) [C1]
DOI 10.1186/1471-2261-5-19
Citations Scopus - 47
Co-authors Mddah01
2004 Carless PA, Stokes BJ, Moxey AJ, Henry DA, 'Desmopressin for minimising perioperative allogenic blood transfusion', Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, - CD001884 (2004) [C1]
DOI 10.1002/14651858.CD001884
Citations Scopus - 7
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Conference (11 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2013 Stokes B, Tuyl F, Hudson IL, 'A New Implementation of Nested Sampling', Proceedings of 33rd International Workshop on Bayesian Inference and Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering, Canberra (2013) [E3]
Co-authors Frank Tuyl, Irene Hudson
2012 Stokes BJ, 'MaxEnt alternatives to pearson family distributions', Bayesian Inference and Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering, Waterloo, Canada (2012) [E1]
2010 Isbister GK, Calver L, Page CB, Stokes BJ, Bryant J, Downes MA, 'Randomised comparison study of intramuscular droperidol versus midazolam for violence and acute behavioural disturbance in the emergency department - the DORM Study', Clinical Toxicology, Bordeaux, France (2010) [E3]
Co-authors Geoff Isbister
2010 Stokes BJ, Moffiet TN, 'Fitting the 4-parameter lineal basis model', 10th International Mathematica Symposium, Beijing, China (2010) [E2]
Co-authors Trevor Moffiet
2010 Stokes BJ, 'MaxEnt alternatives to Pearson family distributions', Proceedings of 31st International Workshop on Bayesian Inference and Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering, Waterloo, Ontario (2010) [E3]
2009 McGettigan P, Peel R, Stokes BJ, Henderson KM, Whitaker DE, Henry D, 'What did 'safe' mean to prescribers of selective COX-2 inhibitors?', Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology, Edinburgh, UK (2009) [E3]
DOI 10.1111/j.1742-7843.2009.00437.x
Co-authors Roseanne Peel
2009 Stokes BJ, 'Continuous MaxEnt distributions in Mathematica: A 'parameter- free' approach', Bayesian Inference and Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering: 29th International Workshop on Bayesian Inference and Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering, Oxford, MISS (2009) [E1]
DOI 10.1063/1.3275626
2008 Stokes BJ, 'The entropy concentration theorem: Explanation and applications', 9th International Mathematica Symposium 2008. Electronic Proceedings, Maastrich, Holland (2008) [E2]
2008 Stokes BJ, 'Generation of synthetic survival data', 9th International Mathematica Symposium 2008. Electronic Proceedings, Maastrich, Holland (2008) [E2]
2007 Moxey AJ, Adams CA, Stokes BJ, McGettigan P, 'Describing treatment options to patients with cancer: The influence of information framing', Psycho-Oncology (Volume 16, Issue 9), London (2007) [E3]
2006 Collins CE, Warren JM, Stokes BJ, McCoy P, Hutchesson MJ, 'What do children in obesity interventions eat? - A systematic review to improve practice', Nutrition & Dietetics, Sydney, Australia (2006) [E3]
Co-authors Clare Collins, Melinda Hutchesson
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 6
Total funding $3,835,721

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20122 grants / $3,826,721

External Evaluation of PBAC Submissions RFT 086/1112 $3,825,233

Funding body: Department of Health

Funding body Department of Health
Project Team Doctor Jane Robertson, Ms Danielle Lang, Mr Barrie Stokes, Mr Marc Bevan, Mr Rob Bell, Mrs Feili Zhao
Scheme Consultancy/Tender
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2012
Funding Finish 2012
GNo G1101212
Type Of Funding Other Public Sector - Commonwealth
Category 2OPC
UON Y

International Mathematics Symposium 2012 & MaxEnt 2012 (32nd International Workshop on Bayesian Inference & Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering - UK & Germany 10-15 June & 15-20 July 20$1,488

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Mr Barrie Stokes
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2012
Funding Finish 2012
GNo G1200724
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20111 grants / $2,000

MaxEnt 2011, (31st International Workshop on Bayesian Inference & Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering)$2,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine
Project Team Mr Barrie Stokes
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2011
Funding Finish 2011
GNo G1100741
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20101 grants / $2,000

International Mathematica Symposium 2010, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 16 18 July 2010$2,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine
Project Team Mr Barrie Stokes
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2010
Funding Finish 2010
GNo G1000657
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20091 grants / $2,500

MaxEnt 2009 (29th International Workshop on Bayesian Inference & Maximum Entropy Methods in Science & Engineering), Mississippi, USA, 5-10 July 2009$2,500

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine
Project Team Mr Barrie Stokes
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2009
Funding Finish 2009
GNo G0190420
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20081 grants / $2,500

International Mathematica Symposium 2008, Maastrich, Holland, 20/6/2008 - 24/6/2008$2,500

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Mr Barrie Stokes
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2008
Funding Finish 2008
GNo G0189037
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y
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Mr Barrie Stokes

Position

Statistician
Discipline of Clinical Pharmacology
School of Medicine and Public Health
Faculty of Health and Medicine

Focus area

Clinical Pharmacology and Clinical Toxicology

Contact Details

Email barrie.stokes@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4921 1832
Mobile 0421 789 829
Fax (02) 4960 2088

Office

Room Room 5.43 Level 5
Building NewMed II Building
Location Other

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