Honorary Staff

Dr Henry Connor

Honorary Research Fellow

Institute of Applied Health Research

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 lectured ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 415 8174
Email
j.reinarz@bham.ac.uk

Professor Amanda Daley

Professor Amanda Daley

Honorary Professor in Behavioural Medicine

Institute of Applied Health Research

Amanda Daley is a reader in behavioural medicine and leads the behavioural medicine team in primary care.  Her work is focused on investigating the effects of lifestyle interventions on health outcomes, particularly around women’s health.  She is the principal investigator on several on-going trials that are examining the effectiveness of physical activity and weight control ...

Email
a.daley@bham.ac.uk

Dr Lavanya Diwakar

Dr Lavanya Diwakar

Honorary Research Fellow, Health Economics

Institute of Applied Health Research

Dr Diwakar is a Consultant in Immunology at the University Hospitals of North Midlands.

She is currently funded by the Wellcome Trust for a PhD in Health Economics. Her project is aimed at carrying out an economic evaluation of paediatric allergy services in the West Midlands. She is looking at ways to incorporate end user preferences into planning allergy services for the West Midlands and will ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 9224
Email
l.diwakar@bham.ac.uk

Dr Sarah Flanagan

Dr Sarah Flanagan

Honorary Research Fellow

Institute of Applied Health Research

Sarah joined the University of Birmingham in 2006 to pursue a Research Support Facility fellowship. She spent two years as a research associate working on various projects including a study examining the barriers and facilitators for 'hard to reach' groups accessing health and social care services.

Sarah completed a Cancer Research UK funded PhD in 2012 looking the adverse outcomes of undergoing ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 8591
Email
s.m.flanagan@bham.ac.uk

Mr John Gibson

Mr John Gibson

Service User Research Associate

Institute of Applied Health Research

John Gibson is the service user research associate for the Birmingham site on the PARTNERS2 project, which seeks to develop a system of collaborative care for people with a diagnosis of severe mental illness. As part of the research team he works across the different work streams that make up PARTNERS2, with particular focus upon the role and importance of lived experience of mental health ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 8589
Email
j.gibson.3@bham.ac.uk

Professor Paramjit Gill

Professor Paramjit Gill

Honorary Professor of General Practice

Institute of Applied Health Research

Paramjit is Professor of General Practice & GP at Warwick Medical School. After qualifying from Southampton University Medical School, Paramjit worked in a number of hospital and community posts before entering academic General Practice.

Before moving to Warwick Medical School, Paramjit was a Reader in Primary Care Research in the Institute of Applied Research at University of ...

Email
p.s.gill@bham.ac.uk

Wenjie Gong

Wenjie Gong

Sponsored Researcher
Associate Professor of Central South University, China. Adjunct Associate Professor of University of Rochester, US.

Institute of Applied Health Research

Wenjie Gong, BM, PhD, is an associate professor at the Department of Maternal and Child Health of Central South University (CSU) in China, adjunct associate professor of University of Rochester in US and the founding executive deputy director of H.E.R.(Health, Education & Research for women) Centre at the Hunan Provincial Maternal and Child Health Care Hospital. Dr. Gong practiced medicine ...

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+44 (0)752 918 7975

Dr Ilias Goranitis

Dr Ilias Goranitis

Honorary Research Fellow

Institute of Applied Health Research

Ilias Goranitis is a senior health economics research fellow within the Centre for Health Policy and the Health Economics Unit at the University of Melbourne, Australia.  Dr Goranitis specialises in the economic evaluation and outcome valuation of genomic technologies. His main applied and methodological work focuses on exploring the cost-effectiveness of genomic technologies as well as ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 7074
Email
i.goranitis@bham.ac.uk

Dr Jonathan (Jon) Ives

Honorary Senior Lecturer

Institute of Applied Health Research

Jonathan Ives is a Honorary Senior Lecturer with the Institute of Applied Health Research.  Jonathan's current post is with the University of Bristol
 
Jon publishes predominantly in the field of biomedical ethics, focussing on fatherhood and families, methods in empirical bioethics and research ethics  He is also interested in, and publishes on, public health ethics and ...

Email
j.c.ives@bham.ac.uk

Dr Satyam Kumar

Honorary Clinical Research Fellow

Institute of Applied Health Research

Satyam is a clinician and works in the area of Obstetrics and Gynaecology with particular interest in gynaecological cancer. He is currently working on the quality of life outcomes following surgery in advanced ovarian cancer and at the same time studying for  his MD. Satyam is passionate about improving and providing care for women with gynaecological cancer. Our research will provide an ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 7113
Email
s.kumar.5@bham.ac.uk

Professor Deirdre Lane

Professor Deirdre Lane

Honorary Professor in Cardiovascular Health

Institute of Applied Health Research

Professor Deirdre Lane is a Senior Lecturer in Cardiovascular Health and Adjunct Professor of Cardiovascular Health at Aalborg University, Denmark.  She is involved in teaching undergraduate and graduate entry medical students, postgraduate courses, and in the supervision of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral students.

Her research is primarily concerned with stroke and bleeding risk ...

Email
d.a.lane@bham.ac.uk

Professor Richard Lilford, CBE

Professor Richard Lilford, CBE

Honorary Professor of Clinical Epidemiology

Institute of Applied Health Research

Professor Richard Lilford is an expert in a wide range of areas of health related research, from developing clinical trials and research ethics to assessing the cost effectiveness of treatments for the health service.

Richard’s clinical trials interest has particularly focused on the integration of new treatments and services into the health service, including psychological interventions, ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6772/PA: Melita Harris +44(0)121 414 7540
Email
r.j.lilford@bham.ac.uk

Dr Luan Linden Phillips

Honorary Research Fellow

Institute of Applied Health Research

Luan Linden-Phillips is a honorary Honorary Research Fellow in the Institute of Applied Health Research.  Luan was previously a senior analyst at the NIHR Horizon Scanning Research & Intelligence Centre (HSRIC), which provided information about selected new and emerging technologies to NICE, the Department of Health and national policy makers.

As well as managing the drug topic ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6763
Email
l.p.linden@bham.ac.uk

Professor Gregory YH Lip

Professor Gregory YH Lip

Honorary Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
Distinguished Professor, Aalborg University, Denmark
National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Senior Investigator

Institute of Applied Health Research

Professor Lip is a clinical researcher, with a major interest into the epidemiology of atrial fibrillation (AF), as well as the pathophysiology of thromboembolism in this arrhythmia.  Furthermore, he has been researching stroke and bleeding risk factors, and improvements in clinical risk stratification.  The CHA2DS2-VASc and HAS-BLED scores - for assessing stroke and bleeding risk, ...

Email
g.y.h.lip@bham.ac.uk

Ms Zulian Liu

Ms Zulian Liu

Honorary Research Fellow

Institute of Applied Health Research

Zulian Liu is a Honorary Research Fellow in the Institute of Applied Health Research and currently a Senior Systematic Reviewer at the Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford.

Zulian has worked in various research capacities, undertaking systematic reviews, rapid evidence reviews and health technology assessments for UK regional and national organisations including ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 8549
Email
z.liu@bham.ac.uk

Dr Alistair Ritch

Dr Alistair Ritch

Honorary Research Fellow

Institute of Applied Health Research

Dr Alistair Ritch is a former Consultant Physician in Geriatric Medicine at City Hospital, Birmingham, Senior Clinical Lecturer at University of Birmingham and Honorary Secretary of the British Geriatrics Society.

Dr Tom Rose

Honorary Research Fellow

Institute of Applied Health Research

Thomas Rose works for large multi-disciplinary and small specialist engineering functions in the manufacturing and service industries. His clients include multinationals; projects include total manufacturing facility electrical, electronic, and software control systems, and management systems. Establishing from the start:

  • Quality Management Systems to ISO9001, ISO9002 and TickIT.
  • Investors in ...

Telephone
+44 (0)1684 562774
Email
t.rose.1@bham.ac.uk

Dr Chris Sainsbury

Dr Chris Sainsbury

Honorary Senior Clinical Research Fellow
Consultant Physician, Diabetes & Endocrinology, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS Research Scotland (NRS) Senior Fellow

Institute of Applied Health Research

Dr Sainsbury is a consultant diabetologist in Glasgow. He has a longstanding interest in data analysis and coding, leading to a number of projects in the areas of mathematical modelling and machine learning.

He is currently an NHS Research Scotland Senior Fellow, and an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham.

Email
c.sainsbury.1@bham.ac.uk

Dr Sue Simpson

Honorary Research Fellow

Institute of Applied Health Research

Sue Simpson is an Honorary Research Fellow in the Institute of Applied Health Research.

Sue Simpson was Associate Director of the NIHR Horizon Scanning Research & Intelligence Centre responsible for the work of the research and reviews team. She has published a number of papers in the field of early awareness and alert systems and contributed to workshops on the subject.

Previously ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 7496
Email
s.l.simpson.20@bham.ac.uk

Dr Leonard David Smith

Dr Leonard David Smith

Honorary Senior Research Fellow

Institute of Applied Health Research

Leonard Smith is a social historian with a special interest in the history of psychiatry and mental health institutions from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries. His research has focussed primarily on England and the former British West Indian colonies. It encompasses the development of both private madhouses and public lunatic asylums, those who established and managed them, and the ...

Email
l.d.smith@bham.ac.uk

Dr Clare Taylor

Honorary Research Fellow

Institute of Applied Health Research

Dr Clare Taylor graduated with distinction from the University of Cambridge and trained in hospital medicine gaining Membership of the Royal College of Physicians, London before undertaking further training in academic general practice and public health. She was an academic GP at the University of Birmingham and her main research interest is cardiovascular disease. She has published papers on ...

Email
c.j.taylor.1@bham.ac.uk