Sarah-Jo Sinnott

Sarah-Jo qualified as a pharmacist in 2010 and then returned to her alma mater, University College Cork to undertake a PhD in epidemiology. During this time she worked with the national Pharmacy Claims Database in Ireland, and Medicaid data, while on a visiting Scholarship to the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Harvard Medical School, Boston. She has just started a Sir Henry Wellcome Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine investigating optimal drug treatment regimens in resistant hypertension.

Related Publications

Copayments for prescription medicines on a public health insurance scheme in Ireland.

Sinnott, SJ. Normand, C. Byrne, S. Woods, N. Whelton, H.
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf, 2015;25(6):695-704.

OS 04-07 THE COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS OF 4TH LINE ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE AGENTS IN PATIENTS WITH RESISTANT HYPERTENSION: A META-ANALYSIS.

Sinnott, S.J. ; Root, A. ; Mathur, R. ; Mansfield, K. ; Tomlinson, L. ; Douglas, I. ;
OS 04-07 THE COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS OF 4TH LINE ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE AGENTS IN PATIENTS WITH RESISTANT HYPERTENSION: A META-ANALYSIS.
J Hypertens, 2016; 34 Suppl 1 – ISH 2016 Abstract Book:e56-e57

Is 50 cent the price of the optimal copayment? – a qualitative study of patient opinions and attitudes in response to a 50 cent charge on prescription drugs in a publicly funded health system in Ireland.

Sinnott, S.J. ; Guinane, M. ; Whelton, H. ; Byrne, S. ;
Is 50 cent the price of the optimal copayment? – a qualitative study of patient opinions and attitudes in response to a 50 cent charge on prescription drugs in a publicly funded health system in Ireland.
BMC Health Serv Res, 2013; 13:16

The effect of copayments for prescriptions on adherence to prescription medicines in publicly insured populations; a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Sinnott, S.J. ; Buckley, C. ; O’Riordan, D. ; Bradley, C. ; Whelton, H. ;
The effect of copayments for prescriptions on adherence to prescription medicines in publicly insured populations; a systematic review and meta-analysis.
PLoS One, 2013; 8(5):e64914

Measuring drug exposure: concordance between defined daily dose and days’ supply depended on drug class.

Sinnott, S.J. ; Polinski, J.M. ; Byrne, S. ; Gagne, J.J. ;
Measuring drug exposure: concordance between defined daily dose and days’ supply depended on drug class.
J Clin Epidemiol, 2016; 69:107-13

Variation in induction of labour rates across Irish hospitals; a cross-sectional study.

Sinnott, S.J. ; Layte, R. ; Brick, A. ; Turner, M.J. ;
Variation in induction of labour rates across Irish hospitals; a cross-sectional study.
Eur J Public Health, 2016;

National Variation in Caesarean Section Rates: A Cross Sectional Study in Ireland.

Sinnott, S.J. ; Brick, A. ; Layte, R. ; Cunningham, N. ; Turner, M.J. ;
National Variation in Caesarean Section Rates: A Cross Sectional Study in Ireland.
PLoS One, 2016; 11(6):e0156172

Comparative effectiveness of fourth-line anti-hypertensive agents in resistant hypertension: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Sinnott, S.J. ; Tomlinson, L.A. ; Root, A.A. ; Mathur, R. ; Mansfield, K.E. ; Smeeth, L. ; Douglas, I.J. ;
Comparative effectiveness of fourth-line anti-hypertensive agents in resistant hypertension: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Eur J Prev Cardiol, 2016;

Oral cancer incidence and survival rates in the Republic of Ireland, 1994-2009.

Ali, H. ; Sinnott, S.J. ; Corcoran, P. ; Deady, S. ; Sharp, L. ; Kabir, Z. ;
Oral cancer incidence and survival rates in the Republic of Ireland, 1994-2009.
BMC Cancer, 2016; 16(1):950

Antibiotics and acne: an emerging iceberg of antibiotic resistance?

Sinnott, S.J. ; Bhate, K. ; Margolis, D.J. ; Langan, S.M. ;
Antibiotics and acne: an emerging iceberg of antibiotic resistance?
Br J Dermatol, 2016; 175(6):1127-1128

The international generalisability of evidence for health policy: A cross country comparison of medication adherence following policy change.

Sinnott, S.J. ; Whelton, H. ; Franklin, J.M. ; Polinski, J.M. ;
The international generalisability of evidence for health policy: A cross country comparison of medication adherence following policy change.
Health Policy, 2016;

OS 04-07 THE COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS OF 4TH LINE ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE AGENTS IN PATIENTS WITH RESISTANT HYPERTENSION: A META-ANALYSIS.

Sinnott, S.J. ; Root, A. ; Mathur, R. ; Mansfield, K. ; Tomlinson, L. ; Douglas, I. ;
OS 04-07 THE COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS OF 4TH LINE ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE AGENTS IN PATIENTS WITH RESISTANT HYPERTENSION: A META-ANALYSIS.
J Hypertens, 2016; 34 Suppl 1 – ISH 2016 Abstract Book:e56-e57

Estimating the prevalence and incidence of type 2 diabetes using population level pharmacy claims data: a cross-sectional study.

Sinnott, S.J. ; McHugh, S. ; Whelton, H. ; Layte, R. ; Barron, S. ; Kearney, P.M. ;
Estimating the prevalence and incidence of type 2 diabetes using population level pharmacy claims data: a cross-sectional study.
BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care, 2017; 5(1):e000288