Staff

Dr George Dowswell

Research Fellow

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

George Dowswell is a Research Fellow in Primary Care Clinical Sciences.

George is interested in evaluating services, programmes and systems using appropriate (mixed) methods. He is an experienced and successful project manager with a statistical background but qualitative research interests. George has a long interest in public policy, service delivery, implementation ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 9069

Email g.dowswell@bham.ac.uk

Professor Heather Draper

Professor of Biomedical Ethics

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Heather Draper is Professor of Biomedical Ethics.  

Heather has published over 70 research papers on a wide range of issues in bioethics in peer reviewed journals and edited collections.

Heather strives to bridge the gap between the distinctive research cultures of medicine and applied philosophy. She is an enthusiastic supporter of inter- and ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6941

Email h.j.a.draper@bham.ac.uk

Ms Janine Dretzke

Research Reviewer and Analyst

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Janine has considerable experience in conducting evidence syntheses, systematic reviews and health technology assessments (HTA) for different customers such as NICE and commissioners of healthcare. She is currently Principle Investigator on a project on the clinical and cost-effectiveness of immunotherapy for hay fever. Janine also teaches on the HTA stream of the MPH and coordinates the ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7850

Email j.dretzke@bham.ac.uk

Dr Sandhya Duggal

Research Fellow

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Sandhya Duggal is apost-doctoral researcher, with research and academic experience in public health and medical sociology. Sandhya is a qualitative researcher who has conducted, analysed and disseminated findings across a variety of public health care settings.

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8749

Email s.duggal@bham.ac.uk

Dr Nikolaos Efstathiou

Dr Nikolaos Efstathiou

Lecturer

Nursing

Nikolaos is a lecturer in Nursing and leads the Health Research MRes Programme (nursing/midwifery).

Nikolaos is an experienced lecturer and has published research papers in scientific journals in the fields of End-of-Life care, nursing education and Delphi Technique.  He has received grants from the European Oncology Nursing Society for research and visiting ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8587

Email n.efstathiou@bham.ac.uk

Dr Liz England

Dr Liz England

Clinical Lecturer

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Elizabeth England’s research interests are focussed on the development and implementation of primary care mental health and mental health policy. She has been involved in several Department of Health funded evaluations of Primary Care mental health services and models of working, including an evaluation of the Primary Care Mental Heath Workers in the Heart of Birmingham PCT and ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8588

Email e.j.england@bham.ac.uk

Dr Alexandra Enocson

Dr Alexandra Enocson

Programme Manager, BLISS

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Alexandra Enocson is the programme manager of a 5 year NIHR-funded research programme: The Birmingham Lung Improvement Studies (BLISS). Her career has included clinical and management as well as research experience, in 5 different countries.

Email a.enocson@bham.ac.uk

Ms Helen Evans

Ms Helen Evans

Unit Manager

Health Economics

Helen Evans is the Unit Manager for the Health Economics Unit and the Postgraduate Programme Manager for the MSc in Health Economics and Health Policy and MSc in Health Economics and Econometrics programmes.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7694

Email h.e.evans.20@bham.ac.uk

Dr Amanda Farley

Dr Amanda Farley

Lecturer in Epidemiology

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Amanda Farley (nee Parsons) has worked as a research fellow at the University of Birmingham since 2003. Her research has centred around treatment for and health effects of smoking cessation. More recently, she has been developing interests in the area of supportive care for cancer survivors.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8611

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

Ms Rebecca Fellows

Ms Rebecca Fellows

Horizon Analyst

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Rebecca Fellows is a Horizon 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 9107

Email r.e.fellows@bham.ac.uk