Staff by Role

Director Of Institute

Professor Eileen Kaner
Institute Director

Deputy Director Of Institute

Professor Catherine Exley
Professor of Qualitative Health Research and Institute Deputy Director

Institute Manager

Gillian Paczynski
Institute Manager

Deputy Institute Manager

Liz Huston
Deputy Institute Manager

Academic Staff

Professor Ashley Adamson
Prof of Public Health Nutrition and NIHR Research Professor

Professor Avan Aihie Sayer
Prof of Geriatric Epidemiology

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

Professor Catherine Exley
Professor of Qualitative Health Research and Institute Deputy Director

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)

Professor Barbara Hanratty
Prof of Primary Care & Public Health

Dr Nicola Heslehurst
Lecturer/NIHR Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Denise Howel
Senior Lecturer

Professor Carol Jagger
AXA Prof of Epidemiology of Ageing

Professor Eileen Kaner
Institute Director

Professor Ann Le Couteur
Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Dr Raghu Lingam
Clinical Senior Lecturer/Honorary Consul

Professor Fiona Matthews
Professor of Epidemiology

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

Professor Paula Moynihan
Prof of Nutrition & Oral Health

Dr Colin Muirhead
Lecturer in Medical Statistics

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

Professor Stuart Parker
Wm Leech Prof of Geriatric Medicine

Dr Joanne Patterson
NIHR Clinical Lectureship Fellow

Dr Mark Pearce
Reader in Lifecourse Epidemiology

Dr Lindsay Pennington
Senior Lecturer

Professor Marion Petrie
Professor of Behavioural Ecology

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

Professor Falko Sniehotta
Prof Behaviour Medicine & Health Psychol

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 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)

Nermine Basta
Research Assistant

Dr Laura Basterfield
Newcastle Biomedicine Faculty Research Fellow

Dr Angela Bate
Senior Research Associate

Dr Frauke Becker
Research Associate

Ruth Bescoby
Trial Manager

Kate Best
Research Assistant (Epidemiology) & PhD student

Fiona Beyer
Research Associate

Rashmi Bhardwaj
Visiting Clinical Researcher

Nawaraj Bhattarai
Health Foundation Doctoral Fellow

Karen Blakey
Research Assistant

Jennifer Bradley
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 Associate

Dr Thomas Chadwick
Clinical Trials Statistician

Mike Cole
Statistician

Dr Joanna Collerton
Principal Clinical Research Associate

Dawn Craig
Principal Scientist (Evidence Synthesis)

Amy Cranston
Trials Manager

Laura Cutler
Research Assistant

Dr Karen Davies
Senior Clinical Research Nurse Manager

Dr Aoife De Brun
Research Associate

Julie Doughty
Research Associate

Sharon Erb

  • Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5364

Dr Elizabeth Evans
Research Associate (Psychology)

Dr Darren Flynn
Senior Research Associate

Dr Lynne Forrest
Research Associate

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)

Dr Antoneta Granic
Research Associate

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

Caroline Hodgson

  • Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3862

Tara Homer
Research Associate

Nicola Howe
Database Manager

Dr Susan Hrisos
Senior Research Associate

Dr Ann Marie Hynes
Trials Manager

Katherine Jackson
NIHR Training Fellow

Dr Peter James
Research Associate

Dr Angela Jones
Research Associate

Dr Kerry Joyce
Senior Research Associate

Andrew Kingston
Research Assistant

Dr Niina Kolehmainen
Senior Research Fellow and MRC Population Health Scientist

Kirsty Laing
Research Assistant

Dr Joanne Lally
Research Associate

Jan Lecouturier
Senior Research Associate

Dr Richard Lee
Senior Research Associate

Jessica Lowry
Research Assistant

Claire Macdonald
Senior Trial Manager

Joan Mackintosh
Research Associate

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)

Dr Lorraine McSweeney
Research Associate

Hannah Merrick
Research Assistant

Dr Papreen Nahar
Research Associate

Dr James Newham
Research Associate

Dr Nicola O'Brien
Research Associate (Health Psychology)

Dr Amy O'Donnell
Research Associate

Carrie Page
Trial Manager

Mark Palmer
Trial Manager

Jennie Parker
Trials Manager

Naomi Parker
Research Associate

Dr Kathryn Parkinson
Senior Research Associate

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 (SiDE)

Jessica Qian
Trial Manager

Dr Tim Rapley
Lecturer

Dr Judy Richards
Research Associate

Shannon Robalino
Information Specialist

Sheila Robson
Research Associate

Dr Nicolette Rousseau
Senior research associate

Vicky Ryan
RA (Statistician)

Dr Jane Salotti
Research associate

Dr Stephanie Scott
Research Associate

Dr Jing Shen
Senior Research Associate (Health Economics)

Emma Simpson
Research Assistant

Suzanne Spence
Research Assistant

Elaine Stamp
Research Associate (Statistician)

Holly Standing
Research Associate

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

  • Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3820

Gillian Watson
Trial Manager

Rose Watson
Research Assistant

Dr Paul Whybrow
Research Associate

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

Technical Staff

Fraser Chalmers
Computer Technician

Juliet Schick
I.T. Service

Mark Warwick
Computing Officer

Clerical Staff

Janice Armstrong
Secretary

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

Sarah Beverley
Project Secretary

Margaret Brown
Secretary

Niesha Doyle
Research Support Officer

Beth Edgar
Acting Finance Coordinator

Alison Etherington
PA to Professors Richard Thomson & 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

Audrey McIntyre
Personal Assistant

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

Sian Pointon
Project Secretary

Parveen Rasul
Clerical Assistant

Laura Ritson
Fuse Administrator

Alexandra Smith
Project Secretary

Rachael Taylor
PA to Professor Elaine McColl

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
Deputy Institute Manager (IGM - Secondment)

Guests And Visiting Staff

Dr Xanne Janssen
Visiting Researcher