Staff

Dr Andrea Morcom

Dr Andrea Morcom

Team Manager

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Andrea Morcom is a Team Manager within Primary Care Clinical Research & Trials Unit (PC-CRTU) overseeing a team of Primary Care Network staff.

Her role at the PC-CRTU is primarily to manage the network staff that support MidReC/PCRN studies. The Network team that she oversees support largely academic studies covering a range of subjects from physiotherapy to ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8374

Email a.r.morcom@bham.ac.uk

Mrs Sharon Murphy

Senior School Administrator

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Sharon Murphy is a Senior School Administrator in the School of Health & Population Sciences.

Sharon has worked at the University since July 1975. Her role within the School is working as part of the School Administration Team based in the Public Health Building. Her role covers staffing issues, recruitment, finance, space and health & safety.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3244

Email s.t.murphy@bham.ac.uk

Mr Duncan Nekeman

Mr Duncan Nekeman

Doctoral Researcher

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

PhD title: Quality of life in newly diagnosed bladder cancer patients

Supervisors: Prof. Maurice Zeegers, Prof. Lucinda Billingham

Duncan Nekeman is interested in the quality of life of newly diagnosed bladder cancer patients and how it relates to a number of factors, e.g. demographic charateristics, treatment characteristics, recurrence, progression, survival.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3024

Email dxn031@bham.ac.uk

Dr Krish Nirantharakumar

Dr Krish Nirantharakumar

Senior Clinical Lecturer

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Krish Nirantharakumar is a Senior Clinical Lecturer and the Programme Lead for the Masters in Public Health (MPH) course.

Krish’s research focusses on the role of informatics and digital technology in the management of diabetes and multiple morbidities. He has published in leading diabetes journals including Diabetes Care, Diabetologia and Diabetic Medicine. In addition to ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8344

Email k.nirantharan@bham.ac.uk

Mrs Eloise Nolan

Teaching Fellow
Reasonable Adjustments Coordinator

Nursing

Eloise is an experienced mental health nurse with an interest in mental health promotion and Solution Focused Therapy.

Eloise teaches on a variety of topics relating to mental health and mental health nursing. A dynamic educator using a range of teaching methods including creative art and story-telling.

Eloise also acts as Reasonable Adjustments ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6659

Email e.nolan@bham.ac.uk

Dr Joanne O’Beirne-Elliman

Research Facilitator

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Joanne O’Beirne-Elliman is a Research Facilitator within the Primary Care Clinical Research and Trials Unit. Joanne is facilitating with the recruitment of portfolio adopted, commercial and non-commercial internal and external studies.

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8740

Email j.l.obeirne@bham.ac.uk

Jenny O'Donnell

Jenny O'Donnell

Research Fellow/Systematic Reviewer

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Jenny O’Donnell is a Research Fellow/Systematic Reviewer within the Evidence Synthesis team in the Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics. 

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3927

Email odonneje@bham.ac.uk

Dr Halima Olakareem

Dr Halima Olakareem

Doctoral researcher

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

PhD title – Identification of prognostic factors associated with the development of Post-thrombotic syndrome after Deep Vein Thrombosis of the lower limb

Supervisors: Professor David Fitzmaurice, Dr David Moore and Dr Sabi Redwood

Email hoo115@bham.ac.uk

Mr Raymond Oppong

Mr Raymond Oppong

Lecturer in Health Economics

Health Economics

Raymond Oppong is a Research Fellow at the Health Economics Unit, University of Birmingham.

He is an enthusiastic researcher who is interested in issues such as economic evaluation in the area of muskuloskeletal disease, antimicrobial resistance, quality of life research and economic analysis alongside multinational studies.

He has published in journals ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7065

Email r.a.oppong@bham.ac.uk

Dr Claire Packer

Dr Claire Packer

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Public Health
Director of the NIHR Horizon Scanning Centre

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Claire Packer is a Clinical Senior Lecturer in Public Health Medicine and Director of the NIHR Horizon Scanning Centre.

Claire has been Director of the Horizon Scanning Centre since 1998, and is responsible for the delivery of a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) research programme to identify emerging and new health care technologies likely to be of ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7831/+44 (0)121 414 7582

Email c.packer@bham.ac.uk