Dr Joanna Long BSc, PhD

Dr Joanna Long

Department of Social Policy, Sociology and Criminology
Research Fellow
Research Co-ordinator

Contact details

Address
Murray Learning Centre
College of Medical and Dental Sciences
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Dr Joanna Long is a Research Fellow in the School of Social Policy, and Research Co-ordinator working in the Birmingham EAC in the Institute of Applied Health Research.

Qualifications

  • BSc University of Birmingham (2008)
  • Ph.D. University of Birmingham (2012)

Biography

Joanna completed her undergraduate degree and PhD at the School of Sport and Exercises.   Her PhD thesis examined psychosocial factors, physical activity and antibody response to vaccination in healthy and HIV positive populations.

Joanna was appointed as a post-doctoral research fellow in the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences between 2011-2014 where she carried out a large scale randomised study looking at the time of vaccination and antibody response to the annual influenza vaccination in older adults.   This research was funded by the Medical Research Council as part of the Lifelong Health and Wellbeing initiative.

In 2015, she was appointed as research co-ordinator for the Birmingham EAC in the School of Health and Population Sciences.

She is currently facilitating the SOCQER-2 study – ‘Quality of Life Study in Patients Undergoing Treatment for Suspected or Confirmed Ovarian Cancer’ which is a multicentre observational study which aims to investigate patient reported outcome measures in those undergoing ovarian cancer surgery.

Publications

Long JE, Drayson MT, Lord JM, Phillips AC. (in preparation) Morning vaccination produces a stronger antibody response to the annual influenza vaccination in older adults than afternoon administration: A cluster-randomised trial

Long JE, Ring C, Drayson MT, Bosch JA, Eves F, Allen D, Calver R, Say V, Burns VE. (2013) A lifestyle physical activity intervention and the antibody response to pneumococcal vaccination in women. Psychosomatic Medicine 75(8), 774-782.

Long JE, Ring C, Drayson M, Bosch J, Campbell JP, Bhabra J, Browne D, Dawson J, Harding S, Lau J, Burns VE. (2012) Vaccination response following aerobic exercise: can a brisk walk enhance antibody response to pneumococcal and influenza vaccinations? Brain Behavior and Immunity 26(4), 680-687.

Edwards KM, Campbell JP, Ring C, Drayson MT, Bosch JA, Downes C, Long JE, Lumb JA, Merry A, Paine NJ, Burns VE. (2010) Exercise intensity does not influence the efficacy of eccentric exercise as a behavioural adjuvant to vaccination. Brain Behavior and Immunity 24(4), 623-630.

Campbell JP, Edwards KM, Ring C, Drayson MT, Bosch JA, Inskip A, Long JE, Pulsford D, Burns VE. (2010) The effects of vaccine timing on the efficacy of an acute eccentric exercise intervention on the immune response to an influenza vaccine in young adults. Brain Behavior and Immunity 24(2), 236-242.

Long JE. (2013) Immunoglobulins. In Encyclopedia of Behavioural Medicine. M. Gellman & J.R. Turner (Eds). New York: Springer. ISBN 978-1-4419-1004-2

Long JE and Cumming J. (2013) Psychosocial factors. In Encyclopedia of Behavioural Medicine. M. Gellman & J.R. Turner (Eds). New York: Springer. ISBN 978-1-4419-1004-2

Long JE and Cumming J. (2013) Psychosocial variables. In Encyclopedia of Behavioral Medicine. M. Gellman & J.R. Turner (Eds). New York: Springer. ISBN 978-1-4419-1004-2

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