Newcastle Clinical Trials Unit

Staff Profile

Dr Alaa Abouhajar

Senior Information Systems & Data Manager


Roles and Responsibilities

My current responsibilities include leading and oversight of data management and information systems activities across NCTU, leading on the continual development and review of NCTU data management processes, providing high-level advice for new trials being developed in collaboration with NCTU, in addition to contributing to Unit activities and strategy as a member of the NCTU Senior Team.



PhD in Mathematics, Newcastle University, 2007

Diploma in Statistics, The Open University, 2013

MSc and BSc in Mathematics


Previous Positions

2015-2022: Database Manager, Newcastle Clinical Trials Unit

2014-2015: Database Officer, Newcastle Clinical Trials Unit


Research Interests: Systems and data management, statistical and mathematical analyses, clinical trials design.