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 ...
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Rita is a systematic reviewer at BCTU for the Women’s Health portfolio. Her main responsibility is the undertaking of systematic literature searching to identify existing evidence as a basis for development of clinical trial proposals, grant applications and synthesis of the worldwide research evidence on a particular therapeutic question. These provide the scientific rationale underpinning ...
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Versha is a Medical Statistician at the Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit. She works on clinical trials in the Women’s Health area. Her main responsibilities include the analysis and reporting of trials as well as the design and development of new trials under the mentorship of a senior statistician.
Telephone +44 (0)121 415 9118
Professor of Public Health and Primary Care
KK Cheng (郑家强) has been Professor at the University of Birmingham since 1995. His main interests are in the epidemiology, prevention and control of important non-communicable diseases, and the development of primary care in China.
Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6757
Peter Chilton is a research associate in Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, working under Professor Richard Lilford.
He assists in the research of Prof Lilford, performing literature retrieval and searches in support of paper writing and grant applications; conducting data analysis; production of data-tables; proof-reading; etc. He has also contributed to a number of ...
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Joanne Clarke is Research Associate on the WAVES Study (West Midlands ActiVe lifestyle and healthy Eating in School children study).
Joanne is particularly interested in the effect that the school environment and ethos has on children’s health and lifestyle choices.
Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8060
Professor of Health Economics
Joanna Coast is Professor of Health Economics within the School of Health and Population Sciences.
Jo has published more than 90 research papers in academic journals. She has received major grants from the Medical Research Council and the European Research Council. She is Senior Editor, Health Economics for Social Science and Medicine.
Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3056
Lecturer, Lead for Teaching and Learning (Nursing)
Alison Coates is a lecturer in mental health nursing with a particular interest in older adult mental health care. She is also the Lead for Teaching and Learning in Nursing and leads on curriculum development issues.
Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6826
Physical Activity Facilitator
Primary Care Clinical Sciences
Sarah Coleman is the Physical Activity Facilitator for two Clinical Trials. The PAM-PeRS Study is looking at the effectiveness of exercise as a treatment for postnatal depression. The Active Women Study is looking at the feasibility and acceptability of aerobic exercise as a treatment for vasomotor menopausal symptoms.
Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8166
Honorary Research Fellow
Dr Connor’s areas of research include 1) the history of anaesthesia, particularly military anaesthesia and 2) the history of provincial medicine and provincial medical societies and associations in the nineteenth century.
He is a member and previous council member of the History of Anaesthesia Society. He is a member of several societies relating to the history of medicine and has ...
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