Staff

Mrs Beth Boddice

Mrs Beth Boddice

Research Associate (Analyst)

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Beth Boddice is a research associate (analyst) at the National Institute for Health Research Horizon Scanning Centre (NIHR HSC). The NIHR HSC provides early warning to the Department of Health of new and emerging health technologies which may require evaluation, consideration of clinical and cost impact, or modification of clinical guidance.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 9074

Email b.boddice@bham.ac.uk

Mr George Bramley

Research Fellow

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

George Bramley is a Research Fellow and systematic reviewer based in CLAHRC (Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care for Birmingham and Black Country) working on a number of evidence reviews across the nine CLAHRC–BC themes.

George is also experienced evaluator and contributed to the development of evaluation practice having contributed ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7942

Email g.bramley@bham.ac.uk

Mr Richard Breakwell

Lecturer

Nursing

Richard Breakwell is a lecturer in nursing. His clinical experience is varied, including transplant coordination (recipient and procurement), intensive care nursing, and liver and renal services.

Richard’s current area of interest is in the principles of nursing patients in the acute setting, and the educational aspects of student progression, retention and attrition.

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Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8608

Email r.breakwell@bham.ac.uk

Mr Philip Breen

Research Associate (Analyst)

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Philip joined the NIHR Horizon Scanning Centre in August 2012 as a Research Associate (Analyst) and is a member of the pharmaceutical team. He graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2008 with an honours degree in Anatomy and Human Biology. Philip is also a qualified physiotherapist having completed his MSc in Physiotherapy at the University of Birmingham in 2011.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6768

Email p.m.breen@bham.ac.uk

Ms Katie Breheny

NIHR Research Methods Fellow

Health Economics

Katie Breheny is a NIHR Research Methods Fellow in the Health Economics Unit.

Katie is undertaking a two year NIHR fellowship focusing on developing and applying skills in the economic evaluation of diagnostic testing. This fellowship builds on her experience in health outcomes research and psychology. As part of her training Katie is undertaking the Health Economics and ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8970

Email k.breheny@bham.ac.uk

Miss Chloe Bright

Doctoral Researcher

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

PhD title: Late adverse effects in survivors of teenage and young adult cancer

Supervisors: Prof. M. Hawkins and Dr. R. Reulen

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6968

Email cxb362@bham.ac.uk

Dr Anna Beth Caley

Senior Clinical Tutor

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Anna Caley is a course organiser for the final year medical students on their Community Based Medicine placements and a General Practitioner.

 

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7941

Email a.b.caley@bham.ac.uk

Professor Melanie Calvert

Professor Melanie Calvert

Professor of Outcomes Methodology

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Melanie Calvert, PhD, has extensive experience in the design and analysis of clinical trials, trials methodology research, economic evaluation and clinical epidemiology. Her primary research interests focus on outcomes research, including the use of composite and patient reported outcomes, notably quality of life. Professor Calvert has over 80 publications, including work in major ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8595/PA: Karen Biddle +44 (0)121 414 6774

Email m.calvert@bham.ac.uk

Mr Alastair Canaway

Mr Alastair Canaway

Doctoral Researcher

Health Economics

PhD title: Capturing family benefits of end of life care for resource allocation.

Supervisors: Professor Joanna Coast and Doctor Hareth Al Janabi

Alastair Canaway is a Doctoral Researcher within the Health Economics Unit’s team.

Alastair is in the infancy of his research career but has already made significant steps towards ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8176

Email axc105@bham.ac.uk

Dr Yen-Fu Chen

Research Fellow

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Yen-Fu Chen is a Research Fellow in Systematic Review and Quality Improvement. He joined the research team led by Professor Richard Lilford in 2010 and is currently working with the West Midlands Quality Institute on research related to quality improvement in health care.

Yen-Fu previously worked as a systematic reviewer in the West Midlands Health Technology Assessment ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6095

Email y.chen.3@bham.ac.uk