PhD Students

Mrs Nicola Anderson

Mrs Nicola Anderson

Institute of Applied Health Research

Nicola is a postgraduate student currently working on a qualitative study exploring the use of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) in patients receiving haemodialysis.

 

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 3354

Dr Kumarendran Balachandran

Dr Kumarendran Balachandran

Kumarendran is pursuing a split site PhD in Epidemiology and Public Health course focusing his research on polycystic ovary syndrome, androgen excess and cardio-metabolic outcomes.

He is a Board Certified consultant in Community Medicine in Sri Lanka.

Kumarendran is also Senior Lecturer in a Medical school in Sri Lanka.

Email
bxk507@student.bham.ac.uk

Dr Joht Singh Chandan

Dr Joht Singh Chandan

Academic Clinical Fellow in Public Health

Institute of Applied Health Research

Dr Chandan is an Academic Clinical Fellow on the West Midlands Public health registrar training scheme. He is based at both the Universities of Warwick and Birmingham. His primary research focuses on a public health approach to abuse and violence. He has expertise in population health data science, data linkage and medical education. Dr Chandan’s PhD focuses on the outcomes of individuals ...

Email
chandjsz@bham.ac.uk

Miss Claire Humphries

Miss Claire Humphries

Research Student

Institute of Applied Health Research

Claire graduated with a BSc in Psychology from the University of Birmingham in 2015. Following this, for 12 months she worked for a charity and assisted in the management of a number of public health projects across the West Midlands. This experience motivated Claire to return to the University to complete a Masters in Public Health with a focus on global health.

Shortly before graduating from ...

Email
cxh060@bham.ac.uk

Mrs Linju Joseph

Mrs Linju Joseph

PhD Student

Institute of Applied Health Research

Linju is a Global Challenges PhD scholar at UoB College of Medical and Dental Sciences. Her project will be a mixed methods study which will include preliminary qualitative research and the development and piloting of a patient held booklet (intervention) for non-communicable disease in India. 

This project is a continuation of the Clinical Handover project in Indiaby University of ...

Email
lmj817@student.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

Ms Nakawala Lyapa Lufumpa

Ms Nakawala Lyapa Lufumpa

Institute of Applied Health Research

Nakawala is a doctoral researcher within the Institute of Applied Health Research.

Her doctoral research is a multi-method study in which she investigates the relationship between energy poverty and child undernutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa. 

Nakawala also has prior research experience in the following areas:

  • Maternal mortality in low and middle income countries
  • Universal health ...

Email
nll710@bham.ac.uk

Dr Chidubem Ogwulu

Dr Chidubem Ogwulu

Research Fellow

Institute of Applied Health Research

Chidubem is a Research Fellow at the Health Economics Unit, University of Birmingham. 

She is an enthusiastic researcher and is interested in outcome valuations and costing particularly in the areas of maternal, child and sexual health.  

She recently completed an economic evaluation alongside the PRISM trial,  which is funded solely by NIHR-HTA (UK is a ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 7061
Email
c.b.ogwuluchriscasimir@bham.ac.uk

Lena Schnitzler

Lena Schnitzler

Institute of Applied Health Research

Lena is a joint-PhD candidate in Health Economics at the University of Birmingham and Maastricht University. She started her research project with the Health Services Research Department in Maastricht in February 2019 and will be joining the Health Economics Unit at UoB in September 2019. 

Telephone
+31 630 179 418
Email
lxs935@student.bham.ac.uk

Mr An Te

Mr An Te

Institute of Applied Health Research

An is a part-time doctoral student in the Institute of Applied Health Research.  He is interested in factors influencing hospital care quality judgements. His mixed-methods research is concerned with identifying the patient, reviewer and hospital-wide factors influencing hospital mortality case note reviewer care quality judgements. An wishes to identify to mitigate and combat the ...

Email
axt351@bham.ac.uk

Dr Mandana Zanganeh

Dr Mandana Zanganeh

Doctoral Researcher

Institute of Applied Health Research

Mandana is a Doctoral Researcher working on an exciting project about the cross-cultural comparison of economic evaluations of obesity prevention interventions in children: United Kingdom and China.

Her PhD is fully funded by a competitive studentship from the University of Birmingham.

Her main research interests include public health economics, economic evaluation of public health ...

Email
mxz666@bham.ac.uk