Staff

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

Ms Deirdre O’Brien

Ms Deirdre O’Brien

Research Fellow

Health Economics


Deirdre O’Brien is a Research Fellow at the Health Economics Unit, University of Birmingham.

She is an enthusiastic researcher who is interested in issues such as economic evaluation, systematic review, modelling and economic analysis alongside clinical studies. She has a special interest in evaluation health care interventions for patients with Chronic ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6010

Email obriendb@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

Dr Miranda Pallan

Dr Miranda Pallan

Clinical Research Fellow

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Miranda Pallan joined the Unit of Public Health, Epidemiology & Biostatistics as a Clinical Research Fellow in 2005. 

Miranda has a background as a General Practitioner, but moved into the field of Public Health in 2002. Her main research interest is childhood obesity, and she is a co-investigator of a major NIHR-funded childhood obesity prevention study.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7990

Email m.j.pallan@bham.ac.uk