Zoe Hoare is currently Director and Principal Statistician at North Wales Organisation for Randomised Trials in Health (& Social Care) (NWORTH) - a UKCRC accredited clinical trials unit based at Bangor University. NWORTH currently has a portfolio of active studies that has a total grant value of approximately £28 million with a network of collaborators from across the UK.
Zoe has contributed to a wide portfolio of clinical research studies particularly focusing on the pragmatic evaluation of complex interventions in a variety of health areas. Mental health and dementia trials are of particular interest. Methodologically Zoe is interested in the consideration of composite outcomes within the context of complex interventions, the impact of stop/go criteria on the development of trials and the visualisation of evaluation results to aid interpretation.
Zoe is a member of the editorial board for both British Dental Journal and the journal of Aging and Mental Health, as well as being an Associate Editor for the Pilot and feasibility studies journal. She also acts a funding panel member for Health and Care Research Wales NHS Research time award and the PhD studentship scheme. She regularly reviews for a number of journals and various NIHR funding panels.