Postgraduate Researchers – School of Health and Population Sciences

Our community of postgraduate researchers form an integral part of the school and our world class research.

Mrs Nicole Andrews

Doctoral Researcher

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

PhD Title: Exploring discourse of health for African Caribbean women with regard to body shape and size

Supervisors: Professor Sheila Greenfield, Dr Sabi Redwood and Dr William Drever

Nicole Andrews is a Doctoral Researcher in the School of Health and Population Sciences at the University of Birmingham. Her research area is applied health research with specific ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6745

Email nas859@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

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

Ms Karin Diaconu

Ms Karin Diaconu

Doctoral Researcher

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

PhD title: Prioritization of medical device purchasing within low- and middle-income countries

Supervisors: Dr. Semira Manaseki-Holland, Dr. Carole Cummins and Prof. Richard Lilford.

Using qualitative methods, Karin undertook fieldwork in both Gambia and Romania to investigate processes employed in prioritizing and procuring medical devices. Karin will ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 41 48531

Email kdd217@bham.ac.uk

Miss Sandhya Duggal

Doctoral Researcher

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

PhD Title: An exploration of the cultural and social factors which influence Indian Punjabi men’s health beliefs and how they shape perceptions of risk related to type 2 Diabetes

Supervisors: Dr Sabi Redwood, Dr Sheila Greenfield, Dr Parth Narendran and Dr William Drever

Sandhya Duggal is a Doctoral Researcher in the School of Health and Population Sciences at the ...

Ms Miranda Fidler

Ms Miranda Fidler

Doctoral Researcher

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

PhD Title: Long-term adverse outcomes following 5-year survival of childhood, teenage, and young adult cancers.

Supervisors: Professor Mike Hawkins, Dr. Raoul Reulen, and Dr. Clare Frobisher.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7916

Email mmf282@bham.ac.uk

Mr Adrian Gheorghe

Mr Adrian Gheorghe

Doctoral Researcher

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

PhD Title : Patient health-related quality of life and the incremental cost-effectiveness associated with the use of a wound-edge protection device in adult patients undergoing laparotomy compared to standard care

Supervisors: Dr Melanie Calvert, Professor Sue Wilson (Primary Care Clinical Sciences), Professor Tracy Roberts (Health Economics Unit)

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3951

Email axg986@bham.ac.uk

Christine Gowing

Christine Gowing

School of Health and Population Sciences

Phd Title: Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in British nursing practice 1948 – 2000

Supervisors: Dr Jonathan Reinarz and Dr Nicola Gale

This research project examines approximately fifty years of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and questions the extent to which nurses practised it in this period – and their rationale for doing ...

Telephone +44 (0)7712 626107

Ms Joyeeta Guha

Doctoral Researcher

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

PhD title: The effects of Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy Treatment in Childhood Cancer Survivors

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

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8009

Email jxg112@bham.ac.uk

Dr Shamil Haroon

Dr Shamil Haroon

Clinical Research Fellow

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

PhD Title: Identifying COPD in primary care: targeting patients at the highest risk

Supervisors: Dr Peymane Adab, Dr Rachel Jordan, Dr Tom Marshall

Shamil Haroon is an NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow in Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics. His work focuses on the identification of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in primary care.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8508

Email s.haroon@bham.ac.uk