Professor Christine Eiser BSc, PhD
The University of Sheffield
Sheffield S10 2TP
Tel: (+44) 0114 222 6621
Fax: (+44) 0114 276 6515
BSc (Bristol), PhD (Bristol)
- Quality of life issues for children and families associated with chronic physical problems (e.g. cancer, diabetes).
- Transition of care from paediatrics to adult health care.
- Late psychological effects of life-threatening illness and treatment.
- Immediate and longer-term consequences for men who bank sperm prior to cancer treatment. Eiser C and Pacey A. CR-UK (2008-2011)
- Living with advanced myeloma: A study to identify preventable and manageable late effects of modern clinical management. Snowden, J, Eiser C. et al Myeloma-UK (2008-2010).
- Quality of life in children undergoing growth hormone treatment. Novo Nordisk, Serono and Pfizer pharmaceuticals. Eiser C, Butler G. (University of Reading) Wright N. and Wales J.
- Long term cancer survival: models of follow-up; evidence and impact of late-effects. D. Greenfield, C. Eiser, H. Davies, R. Ross & R. Coleman. (2004-2008) Weston Park Hospital Cancer Appeal
- Quality of life during treatment for childhood leukaemia (with Dr M Jenney (Cardiff) and Prof AJ Vora (Sheffield) MRC 2003-2009.
- Palliative care in children with brain tumours. Eiser C and Brook L. Lisa Thaxter Trust 2008-2009
- Development of a skills training package for children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus. DAFNE 2 Project: Dose Adjustment For Normal Eating. K. Price, S. Heller, & C. Eiser. Diabetes Research UK 2004-Dec. 2006.
- Views about long-term follow-up in survivors of childhood cancer and their parents. The Lisa Thaxter Trust C. Eiser, D. Greenfield, H. Davies & R. Ross. (2004-2005)
- Sheffield Children’s Hospital Appeal.
- CCLG (Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group) Working Groups: Late effects (1995-present); Psychosocial (Joint Chair) (November 1999-2002); Palliative Care (2005-present); Quality of Survival (2008- )
- Sheffield Children’s Hospital-Scientific Advisory Committee (2002-present)
- Department of Health Advisory group: Informed Consent procedures (2001-2002)
- Northern Paediatric Endocrine Group (2005-present)
- Care, Health and Development (2001-present)
- Child Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry (2001-present)
- British Journal of Health Psychology, 2000-2002
- European Editor for the Journal of Pediatric Psychology (1996-2003)
- Paediatric Rehabilitation (2003-present)
- Parenting styles on long-term outcomes, (Plenary) Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario, Toronto, November 2006
- Psychosocial and neurocognitive consequences of childhood cancer. A symposium in tribute for Raymond K. Mulhern. St Jude Children’s Hospital, Memphis, September 2006
- Assessment of Quality of life in clinical trials. Pan European Sarcoma Trials: Moving forward in a climate of increasing economic and regulatory pressure, Stuttgart November 2006.
- Determinants of long-term behavioral outcomes. Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario, Toronto, November 2006
- Cure and Care After Childhood Cancer Erice, Sicily, September 2006
- European Symposium on late complications after childhood cancer, Lund, Sweeden. Neuropsychological consequences of childhood cancer. (April 2007)
- Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, London, Childhood cancer and beyond. (June 2007).
- Seminal aspects of 21 years of psychosocial research in Paediatric oncology, Current and Future Issues. 21st BPOS Conference, University of Sussex, December 2005.
- The impact of asthma 7th Annual Symposium on Paediatric Respiratory Disease University of Sheffield, UK, 16-17th June 2005.
- Children with cancer: A history. EFPOS, Glasgow, UK, September 2003.
- Uses of measures in evaluation and clinical trials. Measuring child health: Critical challenges in developing and applying health status and outcome measures, Chicago, USA, March 24-25th, 2003.
- Eiser, C. (symposium) "Children with cancer” British Health Psychology annual meeting, Sheffield, September 2002.
- Eiser C. (symposium) Chronic illness in children annual meeting of European Health Psychology Association, University of Galway 2005
- RE Coleman, RJ Ross, H.Davies, C Eiser and D Greenfield. Late effects in cancer survivors.9-10th February 2006, Sheffield
- Children with cancer in the Balkans’, City College, Thessaloniki.
- Barbara Johnson
- Kieran Ayling
- Chris Rowland
A list of key publications can be found below. For a full list of publications please click here
- Pacey A, Morris K, Merrick H, Arden-Close E, Rowe R, Eiser C & Stark D (2013) Implications of sperm banking for health-related quality of life up to 1 year after cancer diagnosis. British Journal of Cancer, 108(5), 1004-1011.
- Price KJ, Wales J, Eiser C, Knowles J, Heller S, Freeman J, Brennan A, McPherson A & Wellington J (2013) Does an intensive self-management structured education course improve outcomes for children and young people with type 1 diabetes? The Kids In Control OF Food (KICk-OFF) cluster-randomised controlled trial protocol.. BMJ Open, 3(1).
- Pacey A, Merrick H, Arden-Close E, Morris K, Rowe R, Stark D & Eiser C (2013) Implications of sperm banking for health-related quality of life up to 1 year after cancer diagnosis.. Br J Cancer, 108(5), 1004-1011.
- Eiser C, Johnson B, Brierley S, Ayling K, Young V, Bottrell K, Whitehead V, Elliott J, Scott A & Heller S (2013) Using the Medical Research Council framework to develop a complex intervention to improve delivery of care for young people with Type 1 diabetes.. Diabet Med, 30(6), e223-e228.
- Taylor N, Absolom K, Snowden J, Eiser C & Late Effects Group Sheffield (2012) Need for psychological follow-up among young adult survivors of childhood cancer.. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl), 21(1), 52-58.
- Pacey AA, Merrick H, Arden-Close E, Morris K, Barton LC, Crook AJ, Tomlinson MJ, Wright E, Rowe R & Eiser C (2012) Monitoring fertility (semen analysis) by cancer survivors who banked sperm prior to cancer treatment.. Hum Reprod, 27(11), 3132-3139.