Meet the team

 

 

Team at University of Birmingham

Dr Victoria Goodyear

Dr Victoria Goodyear

Senior Lecturer in Pedagogy in Sport, Physical Activity and Health

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Victoria is a pedagogical researcher in sport, physical activity and health. Her main research area focuses on social media/digital technologies and young people’s health and wellbeing, and she is interested in the professional learning needs of teachers/coaches.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 4874
Email
v.a.goodyear@bham.ac.uk

Dr Miranda Pallan

Dr Miranda Pallan

Reader in Public Health & Epidemiology

Institute of Applied Health Research

Miranda’s research mainly focuses on the health of children and adolescents. She has undertaken research into the epidemiology, prevention and management of overweight and obesity in children, and is also expanding her research to include general health and wellbeing in childhood and adolescence. Her research seeks to improve health in childhood, and in the longer term to reduce adult ill ...

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 7990
Email
m.j.pallan@bham.ac.uk

Professor Peymané Adab

Professor Peymané Adab

Professor of Chronic Disease Epidemiology & Public Health

Institute of Applied Health Research

Peymané is a public health physician and Professor of Chronic Disease Epidemiology & Public Health in the Institute of Applied Health, University of Birmingham.  She is also Lead of the PHRESH consortium, part of the NIHR School for Public Health Research.

Her research interests are in chronic disease epidemiology and behavioural medicine. This includes a portfolio of work ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 3777
Email
p.adab@bham.ac.uk

Dr Maria Michail

Dr Maria Michail

Associate Professor
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellow

School of Psychology

Dr Michail is a leading expert in the field of self-harm and suicide prevention. She has been awarded a 3-year Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellowship to explore how systems modelling and simulation can inform strategic decision making for suicide prevention in young people aged 12-25. Dr Michail is the Co-Chair of the International Association for Suicide Prevention Special Interest Group ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6795
Email
m.michail@bham.ac.uk

Professor Hareth Al-Janabi

Professor Hareth Al-Janabi

Professor of Health Economics

Institute of Applied Health Research

Hareth is a Professor of health economics. He holds a Wellcome Trust Investigator Award (2020-2024) to research investments in mental health promotion in schools and workplaces. 

Hareth’s research interests include the measurement of wellbeing and preferences, the role of family (informal) care in the economic evaluation and decision-making, the economics of mental health, and ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 415 8483
Email
h.aljanabi@bham.ac.uk

Dr Alice Sitch

Dr Alice Sitch

Senior Lecturer in Biostatistics

Institute of Applied Health Research

Alice Sitch is a Senior Lecturer working in the Institute of Applied Health Research and a member of the Biostatistics, Evidence Synthesis and Test Evaluation (BESaTE) research group.

Since joining the University in 2009, Alice has become involved in many exciting projects allowing her to collaborate with others in the BESaTE team and many other researchers at the University of Birmingham and ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 4428
Email
a.j.sitch@bham.ac.uk

External Collaborators

Dr Paul Patterson, Digital Engagement and Public Health Lead, Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust: paul.patterson2@nhs.net 

Dr Matthew Wade, Head of Research, ukactive, matthewwade@ukactive.org.uk 

Ms Kirsty Jones, Head of School, Services for Education, kirsty.jones@servicesforeducation.co.uk 

Mr Gareth Evans, Head of Curriculum, Ninestiles School An Academy: gareth.evans@ninestiles.org.uk