Staff by Role

Director Of Institute

Professor Eileen Kaner
Institute Director

Institute Manager

Gillian Paczynski
Institute Manager

Deputy Institute Manager

Liz Huston
Deputy Institute Manager

Academic Staff

Dr Jean Adams
Senior Lecturer in Public Health & NIHR Career Development Fellow

Professor Ashley Adamson
Prof of Public Health Nutrition

Dr Vera Araujo-Soares
Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology

Dr Ruth Bell
Senior Lecturer/Honorary NHS Consultant

Dr Katie Brittain
Lecturer in Social Gerontology

Dr Heather Brown
Lecturer (Health Economics)

Professor Allan Colver
Strategic Research Advisor

Dr Heather Dickinson
Strategic Research Advisor

Dr Rachel Duncan
Clinical Senior Lecturer

Professor Martin Eccles
Professor of Clinical Effectiveness

Dr Catherine Exley
Senior Lecturer in Medical Sociology

Dr Tracy Finch
Senior Lecturer in Psychology of Health Care

Dr Emma Foster
Lecturer

Dr Katie Haighton
Lecturer in Public Health Research (Evaluation of Complex Interventions)

Dr Nicola Heslehurst
Lecturer/NIHR Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Denise Howel
Senior Lecturer

Professor Eileen Kaner
Institute Director

Professor Ann Le Couteur
Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Professor Elaine McColl
Director(Newcastle Clinical Trials Unit)

Professor Helen McConachie
Strategic Research Advisor

Dr Jill McKay
Lecturer in Molecular Epidemiology

Dr Richard McNally
Reader in Epidemiology

Dr Suzanne Moffatt
Senior Lecturer

Dr Colin Muirhead
Lecturer in Medical Statistics

Dr Dorothy Newbury-Birch
Lecturer in Public Health Research/Alcohol Research Team Manager

Dr Joanne Patterson
NIHR Clinical Lectureship Fellow

Dr Mark Pearce
Reader in Lifecourse Epidemiology

Dr Lindsay Pennington
Senior Lecturer

Dr Justin Presseau
Lecturer in Health Psychology

Professor Judith Rankin
Prof Maternal & Perinatal Epidemiology

Dr Tim Rapley
Lecturer

Professor Louise Robinson
Director, Newcastle University Institute for Ageing; Professor of Primary Care and Ageing

Dr Falko Sniehotta
Reader in Health Psychology

Professor James Steele CBE
Head of School and Professor of Oral Health Services Research

Dr Blossom Stephan
Lecturer

Dr Deborah Stocken
Senior Lecturer in Clinical Trials and Biostatistics & Deputy Director Newcastle Clinical Trials Unit

Dr Laura Ternent
Senior Lecturer

Professor Richard Thomson
Professor of Epidemiology & Public Hlth

Professor Luke Vale
Health Foundation Chair in Health Economics, Deputy Director

Professor Martin White
Professor of Public Health

Professor Janet Wilson
Prof.of Otolaryngology,Head & Neck Surg.

Research Staff

Dr Balsam Ahmad
Research Associate

Dr Bronia Arnott
Senior Research Associate

Claire Bamford
Senior Research Associate

Alison Barnes
Research Associate (Dietitian)

Jane Barnes
Trial Manager

Nermine Basta
Research Assistant

Dr Laura Basterfield
Newcastle Biomedicine Faculty Research Fellow

Dr Angela Bate
Senior Research Associate

Ruth Bescoby
Trial Manager

Kate Best
Research Assistant (Epidemiology) & PhD student

Fiona Beyer
Research Associate

Rashmi Bhardwaj
Visiting Clinical Researcher

Karen Blakey
Research Assistant

Lindsay Bramwell
Research Associate

Dr Matthew Breckons
Research Associate

Catherine Brennand
Trial Manager

Denise Brett
Research Assistant

Morven Brown
Research Assistant

Andrew Bryant
Research Assistant (Statistician)

Dr Thomas Chadwick
Clinical Trials Statistician

Mike Cole
Statistician

Amy Cranston
Trials Manager

Laura Cutler
Research Assistant

Dr Aoife De Brun
Research Associate

Jennifer Delve
Research Assistant

Julie Doughty
Research Associate

Sharon Erb
Trial Manager

Dr Elizabeth Evans
Research Associate (Psychology)

Dr Darren Flynn
Senior Research Associate

Dr Richard Francis
Research Associate

Dr Paul Gellert

Dr Grant Gibson
Research Associate

Dr Emma Giles
Research Associate

Melissa Girling
Research Associate

Dr Svetlana Glinyanaya
Team Scientist

Magdalena Glod
Postgraduate Demonstrator

Louis Goffe
Research Associate

Eduardo Gonzalo Almorox
NIHR Internal Research Fellow (Training)

Erin Graybill
Research Assistant (Health Economics)

Dawn Greene
Assistant Trial Manager

Joel Halligan
Research Assistant

Richard Harbron
Research Assistant

Richard Hardy
Computing Officer

Ruth Hart
Research Associate

Dr Louise Hayes
Research Associate

Dr Ben Heaven
Research Associate (Social Science)

Corinne Hedgley
Senior Trials Manager

Jenni Hislop
Research Associate

Dr Nicola Hobbs
Research Associate (Health Psychology)

Caroline Hodgson
Trial Manager

Tara Homer
Research Assistant

Nicola Howe
Research Assistant

Susan Hrisos
Senior Research Associate

Katherine Jackson
NIHR Training Fellow

Dr Peter James
Research Associate

Dr Angela Jones
Research Associate

Dr Kerry Joyce
Senior Research Associate

Dr Niina Kolehmainen
Senior Research Fellow and MRC Population Health Scientist

Kirsty Laing
Research Assistant

Dr Joanne Lally
Research Associate

Jan Lecouturier

Dr Richard Lee
Senior Research Associate

Jessica Lowry
Research Assistant

Joan MacKintosh
Research Associate

Claire Macdonald
Trial Manager

Valentina Mamasoula
Research Assistant

Kay Mann
Research Assistant/PhD student

Dr Sara McCafferty
Research Associate

Dr Ruth McGovern
Senior Research Interventionist

Dr Peter McMeekin
Senior Research Associate (Health Economics)

Lorraine McSweeney
Research Assistant

Hannah Merrick
Research Assistant

Dr Papreen Nahar
Research Associate

Dr James Newham
Research Associate

Emma Noble
Research Associate

Dr Amy O'Donnell
Research Associate

Yemi Oluboyede
Senior Research Associate

Carrie Page
Trial Manager

Mark Palmer
Trial Manager

Jennie Parker
Trials Manager

Dr Kathryn Parkinson
Senior Research Associate

Becca Patterson
Research Assistant

Dr Joanne Patterson
NIHR Clinical Lectureship Fellow

Dr Linda Penn
Research Associate

Dr Lindsay Pennington
Senior Lecturer

Marie Poole
Junior Research Associate

Sebastian Potthoff
PhD student

Dr Justin Presseau
Lecturer in Health Psychology

Jon Prichard
Database Officer

Dr Gary Pritchard
Research Associate

Jessica Qian
Trial Manager

Dr Tim Rapley
Lecturer

Dr Judy Richards
Research Associate

Shannon Robalino
Information Specialist

Sheila Robson
Research Associate

Dr Nicolette Rousseau
Research Facilitator

Dr Elise Rowan
Senior Trial Manager

Vicky Ryan
RA (Statistician)

Dr Jane Salotti
Research associate

Dr Stephanie Scott
Research Associate

Dr Jing Shen
Research Associate (Health Economics)

Dr Mark Shirley
Research Associate

Emma Simpson
Research Assistant

Suzanne Spence
Research Assistant

Elaine Stamp
Research Associate (Statistician)

Dr Nick Steen
Principal Research Associate

Dr Rachel Stephenson
Trials Manager

Dr Lynne Stobbart
Senior Research Associate and Shared Decision Making Facilitator

Peter Tennant
Research Associate (Epidemiology)

Dr Catherine Watson
Trial Manager

Gillian Watson
Trial Manager

Rose Watson
Research Assistant

Dr Sarah Wigham
Research Associate

Dr Jennifer Wilkinson
Senior Trials Manager

Josh Wood
Trials Manager

Ruth Wood
Research Associate

Dr Wendy Wrieden
Principal Research Associate

Dr Shahaduz Zaman
Senior Research Associate

Dr Iryna Ziabreva
Trial Manager

Technical Staff

Fraser Chalmers
Computer Technician

Juliet Schick
I.T. Support

Mark Warwick
Computing Officer

Clerical Staff

Janice Armstrong

Audrey Atkinson
Secretary

Sue Bell
PA to Professor Ashley Adamson and Public Health Improvement Administrator

Sarah Beverley
Project Secretary

Margaret Brown
Secretary

Liam Dale
Project Secretary

Niesha Doyle
Research Support Officer

Joanne Dryburgh
Administrative Secretary

Beth Edgar
Administrative Secretary

Alison Etherington
PA to Prof Richard Thomson & Dr Catherine Exley

Cristina Fernandez-Garcia
RDS & CTU Admin Co-ordinator & PhD Student in Bioethics

Janice Fuller
Project Secretary

Valerie Guest
Project Secretary

Marion Hancock
Administrative Secretary

Emma Heenan
Institute Secretary & PA to the Management Team

Denise Heighton
Secretary

Liz Huston
Deputy Institute Manager

Mary Johnson
Co-ordinator (Daslne)

Katharine Kirton
Clerical Assistant

Janice Legge
Personal Assistant to Health Economics Research Group

Terry Lisle
Personal Assistant

Angela Mattison
Research Programme Administrator

Lisa McClure
Project Secretary

Astrid McIntyre
Project Secretary

Lavinia Miceli
Project Secretary

Anosua Mitra
Personal Assistant

Alison Mulvenna
Project Secretary

Sarah Nolan
Programme Administrator

Shelley O'Rourke
Project Secretary

Gillian Paczynski
Institute Manager

Karen Patterson
Project Secretary

Ann Payne
Project Secretary

Parveen Rasul
Clerical Assistant

Laura Ritson
Fuse Administrator

Alexandra Smith
Project Secretary

Rachael Taylor
Administrative Secretary

Emma Thompson
Secretary Health Economics Group

Anita Tibbs
Administrative Secretary

Jane Tilbrook
Administrative Secretary

Clare Vint
Clerical Assistant

Pauline Winship
Administrative Secretary

Cheryl Wiscombe
Administrative Secretary

Wayne Younger
Finance Coordinator

Guests And Visiting Staff

Dr Laura Basterfield
Newcastle Biomedicine Faculty Research Fellow