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

CodeDescriptionPercentage
110399Clinical Sciences not elsewhere classified60
111599Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences not elsewhere classified20
111799Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified20

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/10/2012 - 31/12/2012Research AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
School of Medicine and Public Health
Australia
26/03/2007 - 30/03/2007Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Australia
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Journal article (33 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Halland 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]
DOI10.1111/imj.12037Author URL
CitationsWeb of Science - 1
Co-authorsKerry Inder
2013Garrett 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]
DOI10.1136/ejhpharm-2012-000126Author URL
2012Dietz HP, Stokes BJ, 'A plea for professional independence', Medical Journal of Australia, 196 104-105 (2012) [C2]
CitationsScopus - 5Web of Science - 4
2012Dassanayake 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-authorsPat Michie, Gregory Carter
2012Stokes BJ, 'mathStatica 2.5 [Review]', Journal of Statistical Software, 47 1-11 (2012) [C2]
2011Calver 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]
CitationsScopus - 5Web of Science - 5
Co-authorsGeoff Isbister
2011McGettigan 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]
DOI10.1111/j.1365-2125.2011.03957.x
CitationsScopus - 6Web of Science - 6
Co-authorsMddah01, Roseanne Peel, John Attia, Lisa Lincz
2011Henry 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]
CitationsScopus - 47Web of Science - 12
2010Isbister 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]
DOI10.1016/j.annemergmed.2010.05.037
CitationsWeb of Science - 16
Co-authorsGeoff Isbister
2010Macneill 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]
DOI10.1111/j.1445-5994.2010.02233.x
CitationsScopus - 9Web of Science - 6
Co-authorsDavid Newby, Mddah01
2010Macneill 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-authorsDavid Newby
2010Macneill PU, Kerridge IH, Newby DA, Stokes BJ, Doran E, Henry DA, 'Reply', Internal Medicine Journal, 40 799-800 (2010) [C3]
DOI10.1111/j.1445-5994.2010.02351.x
Co-authorsDavid Newby
2009Isbister 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]
DOI10.3109/15563650903333820
CitationsScopus - 13Web of Science - 11
Co-authorsGeoff Isbister
2009Calver LA, Stokes BJ, Isbister GK, 'The dark side of the moon', Medical Journal of Australia, 191 692-694 (2009) [C1]
CitationsScopus - 3Web of Science - 4
Co-authorsGeoff Isbister
2009Rashid 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]
CitationsScopus - 27Web of Science - 25
2009Prajogo 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]
DOI10.1111/j.1445-5994.2008.01795.x
CitationsScopus - 1Web of Science - 1
2008Isbister 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]
DOI10.1093/qjmed/hcn048
CitationsScopus - 15Web of Science - 15
Co-authorsGeoff Isbister
2008Isbister 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]
DOI10.1016/j.annemergmed.2007.11.046
Co-authorsGeoff Isbister
2007Henry 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]
DOI10.1002/14651858.cd001886.pub2
CitationsScopus - 22Web of Science - 84
Co-authorsMddah01
2007Brown 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]
DOI10.1111/j.1742-6723.2007.01014.x
CitationsScopus - 2Web of Science - 3
Co-authorsGeoff Isbister
2007Collins 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]
DOI10.1111/j.1479-6988.2007.00061.x
Co-authorsClare Collins, Melinda Hutchesson
2007Isbister 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]
DOI10.1016/j.annemergmed.2007.03.009
CitationsScopus - 24Web of Science - 20
Co-authorsGeoff Isbister
2006Loten 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]
CitationsScopus - 52Web of Science - 44
Co-authorsGeoff Isbister
2006McNeill 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]
DOI10.1111/j.1445-5994.2006.01151.x
CitationsScopus - 19Web of Science - 17
Co-authorsJane Maguire, Mddah01, David Newby
2006Johnson 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]
DOI10.1016/S1470-2045(06)70800-2
CitationsScopus - 100Web of Science - 83
2006Collins 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]
DOI10.1001/archpedi.160.9.906
CitationsScopus - 84Web of Science - 76
Co-authorsClare Collins, Melinda Hutchesson
2005Zhang 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]
2005Buckley 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]
DOI10.2165/00139709-200524020-00002
CitationsScopus - 56
Co-authorsGeoff Isbister
2005Isbister 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]
CitationsScopus - 17Web of Science - 12
Co-authorsGeoff Isbister
2005Henry 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]
CitationsScopus - 29Web of Science - 27
Co-authorsMddah01, David Newby, Jane Maguire
2005Kerridge 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]
DOI10.1111/j.1444-0903.2004.00799.x
CitationsScopus - 11Web of Science - 6
Co-authorsDavid Newby, Mddah01, Jane Maguire
2005Carless 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]
DOI10.1186/1471-2261-5-19
CitationsScopus - 47
Co-authorsMddah01
2004Carless PA, Stokes BJ, Moxey AJ, Henry DA, 'Desmopressin for minimising perioperative allogenic blood transfusion', Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, - CD001884 (2004) [C1]
DOI10.1002/14651858.CD001884
CitationsScopus - 7
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Conference (11 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Stokes 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-authorsFrank Tuyl, Irene Hudson
2012Stokes BJ, 'MaxEnt alternatives to pearson family distributions', Bayesian Inference and Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering, Waterloo, Canada (2012) [E1]
2010Isbister 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-authorsGeoff Isbister
2010Stokes BJ, Moffiet TN, 'Fitting the 4-parameter lineal basis model', 10th International Mathematica Symposium, Beijing, China (2010) [E2]
Co-authorsTrevor Moffiet
2010Stokes 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]
2009McGettigan 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]
DOI10.1111/j.1742-7843.2009.00437.x
Co-authorsRoseanne Peel
2009Stokes 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]
DOI10.1063/1.3275626
2008Stokes BJ, 'The entropy concentration theorem: Explanation and applications', 9th International Mathematica Symposium 2008. Electronic Proceedings, Maastrich, Holland (2008) [E2]
2008Stokes BJ, 'Generation of synthetic survival data', 9th International Mathematica Symposium 2008. Electronic Proceedings, Maastrich, Holland (2008) [E2]
2007Moxey 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]
2006Collins 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-authorsClare Collins, Melinda Hutchesson
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants6
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 bodyDepartment of Health
Project TeamDoctor Jane Robertson, Ms Danielle Lang, Mr Barrie Stokes, Mr Marc Bevan, Mr Rob Bell, Mrs Feili Zhao
SchemeConsultancy/Tender
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2012
Funding Finish2012
GNoG1101212
Type Of FundingOther Public Sector - Commonwealth
Category2OPC
UONY

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 bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamMr Barrie Stokes
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2012
Funding Finish2012
GNoG1200724
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

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 bodyUniversity of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine
Project TeamMr Barrie Stokes
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2011
Funding Finish2011
GNoG1100741
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

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 bodyUniversity of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine
Project TeamMr Barrie Stokes
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2010
Funding Finish2010
GNoG1000657
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

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 bodyUniversity of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine
Project TeamMr Barrie Stokes
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2009
Funding Finish2009
GNoG0190420
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20081 grants / $2,500

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

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamMr Barrie Stokes
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2008
Funding Finish2008
GNoG0189037
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY
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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

Emailbarrie.stokes@newcastle.edu.au
Phone(02) 4921 1832
Mobile0421 789 829
Fax(02) 4960 2088

Office

RoomRoom 5.43 Level 5
BuildingNewMed II Building
LocationOther

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