People

Dr Vanessa Heggie

Dr Vanessa Heggie

Birmingham Research Fellow

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Vanessa Heggie is a University Research Fellow.

Vanessa is a historian of modern science and medicine, with a particular interest in the history of nineteenth and twentieth century health and life sciences. She has published a book on the history of sports medicine, and over a dozen papers on a range of topics from Victorian nursing and public health, to the science of ...

Email v.heggie@bham.ac.uk

Mr Jonathan Herington

Mr Jonathan Herington

Research Fellow

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Jonathan Herington is a Research Fellow in Bioethics and Philosophy working on the SURVEILLE project with Professor Heather Draper. His research interests are centred on health security, with particular reference to the provision of healthcare in emergency contexts and the global allocation of resources to global public health emergencies.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7398

Email j.herington@bham.ac.uk

Dr James Hodgkinson

Research Fellow

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

James Hodgkinson is a Research Fellow in the Department of Primary Care Clinical Sciences.

He has pursued a career in research through the varied fields of medical, social and even historical research, in academia and the civil service, utilising a wide range of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies over many different projects, but has increasingly ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8842

Email j.a.hodgkinson@bham.ac.uk

Mrs Jackie Ingram

Nurse Team Lead

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Jackie Ingram is Nurse Team Lead in the Primary Care Clinical Research & Trials Unit. Her role at the unit involves providing overall managerial responsibility for the clinical nurses within the facilitation team.

Jackie’s extensive experience of nursing, primary care research and clinical trials management, enables her to offer operational and clinical ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4791

Email j.t.ingram@bham.ac.uk

Dr Jonathan (Jon) Ives

Dr Jonathan (Jon) Ives

Senior Lecturer in Bioethics

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Jonathan Ives is a Senior Lecturer in Bioethics in the Medicine, Ethics, Society and History group, School of Health and Population Sciences.

Jon publishes predominantly in the field of biomedical ethics, focussing on fatherhood and families, methods in empirical bioethics and research ethics  He is also interested in, and publishes on, public health ethics and ethics ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 2952/+44 (0) 7952 261 774

Email j.c.ives@bham.ac.uk

Dr Lakhbinder Jhass

Senior Clinical Tutor

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Lakhbinder Jhass has joined the department of Health and Population Sciences in October 2010 as a Senior Clinical Tutor. He is module lead for Community Based Medicine for Year 3 and Year 4 undergraduate medical students.

Lakhbinder is also a General Practitioner working in South Birmingham.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6491

Email l.s.jhass@bham.ac.uk

Mrs Janet Jones

Trial Manager

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Janet is a Trial Manager working for the Cancer team in Primary Care Clinical Sciences.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3764

Email j.jones.5@bham.ac.uk

Dr June Jones

Dr June Jones

Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Ethics

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

June Jones is Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Ethics and Law.

June’s primary research interests are in the ethics of stem cell technology and translational therapies. She is a member of the Birmingham University Stem Cell Centre (BUSCC) consultative committee.

June’s other areas of research are in religious and cultural diversity and medical ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 2532

Email j.jones.1@bham.ac.uk

Dr Anna Lavis

Research Fellow

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Anna Lavis is a Medical Anthropologist whose work focuses on individuals’ lived experiences and subjectivities of mental illness and distress.

She conducts applied qualitative research into first-episode psychosis (FEP). To this there are two central strands:

1) The SUPEREDEN Study: Exploring the experiences of young people with FEP treated through ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3140

Email a.c.lavis@bham.ac.uk

Dr Amanda Lewis

Dr Amanda Lewis

NIHR NSPCR Research Fellow

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Amanda Lewis is an NIHR/NSPCR Research Fellow within the Primary Care Clincial Sciences Department at the University of Birmingham.

Her main research area is weight (obesity) management in Primary Care. She is involved with projects surrounding weight gain during pregnancy, the comparison of differing weight loss programmes and the effectiveness of brief GP interventions for weight ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4405

Email a.lewis.1@bham.ac.uk