Institute of Health & Society

Staff by Role

Director of Institute

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Deputy Director of Institute

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

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5276

Institute Manager

Liz Huston
School Manager

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8256

Deputy Institute Manager

Samantha Lamb
Deputy Institute Manager

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7207

Academic Staff

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

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5276

Professor Joy Adamson
Prof of Applied Health Research & Ageing

Dr Vera Araujo-Soares
Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology

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Professor Clare Bambra
Professor of Public Health

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Dr Ruth Bell
Senior Lecturer/Honorary NHS Consultant

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8769

Dr Lorraine Brennan
Senior Lecturer

Dr Heather Brown
Lecturer (Health Economics)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6281

Dr Rebecca Brown
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 787559 7049

Professor Allan Colver
Strategic Research Adviser

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 5966

Dr Rachel Duncan
Clinical Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: 0191 2085668

Dr Tracy Finch
Senior Lecturer in Psychology of Health Care

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7257

Dr Emma Foster
Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5581

Professor Barbara Hanratty
Prof of Primary Care & Public Health

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1121

Dr Nicola Heslehurst
Lecturer/NIHR Postdoctoral Research Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3823

Denise Howel
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: 0191 208 7381/7245

Professor Carol Jagger
AXA Prof of Epidemiology of Ageing

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1117

Professor Eileen Kaner
Professor of Public Health & Primary Care Research

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7884

Professor Ann Le Couteur
Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 2821398/2821384

Dr Raghu Lingam
Clinical Senior Lecturer/Hon Consultant

Professor Fiona Matthews
Professor of Epidemiology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1120

Professor Elaine McColl
Professor of Health Service Research

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7260

Professor Helen McConachie
Strategic Research Adviser

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 1396

Dr Jill McKay
Lecturer in Molecular Epidemiology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 2082232

Dr Richard McNally
Reader in Epidemiology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 1356

Dr Suzanne Moffatt
Reader in Social Gerontology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5005

Professor Paula Moynihan
Prof of Nutrition & Oral Health

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8241

Dr Colin Muirhead
Lecturer in Medical Statistics


Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3699

Professor Stuart Parker
Wm Leech Prof of Geriatric Medicine & CRN Specialty Cluster Lead

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Telephone: +44 (0)91 2081215

Professor Mark Pearce
Professor of Applied Epidemiology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 1355

Dr Lindsay Pennington
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 1360

Professor Marion Petrie
Professor of Behavioural Ecology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1113

Dr Sheena Ramsay
Clinical Senior Lecturer

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Professor Judith Rankin
Prof Maternal & Perinatal Epidemiology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5267

Dr Tim Rapley
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5665

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

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7013

Dr Lutz Sauerteig
Senior Lecturer

Professor Thomas Scharf
Prof of Social Gerontology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5329

Dr Theodore Schrecker
Professor of Global Health Policy

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Telephone: 07918 701305

Professor Linda Sharp
Professor of Cancer Epidemiology

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Telephone: 0191 208 6275

Professor Falko Sniehotta
Prof Behaviour Medicine & Health Psychol

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3815

Dr Suzanne Spence
NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer

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Telephone: 0191 2223830

Emeritus Professor Jimmy Steele CBE
Head of School and Professor of Oral Health Services Research

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8199

Dr Blossom Stephan
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3811

Dr Laura Ternent
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 7083

Professor Richard Thomson
Strategic Research Adviser


Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8760

Professor Luke Vale
Health Foundation Chair in Health Economics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5590

Professor Janet Wilson
Prof of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surg

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 223 1086

Research Staff

Dr Ingrid Ablett Spence
Senior Research Associate

Dr Michelle Addison
Research Associate

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Dr Holly Ainsworth
Research Associate (Medical Statistician)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7976

Dr Viviana Albani
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 7908

Dr Hayley Alderson
Research Associate (SOLID Trial)

Dr Bronia Arnott
Research Methodologist

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3804

Claire Bamford
Senior Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7047

Alison Barnes
Research Associate (Dietitian)

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Telephone: (0191)2083829

Nermine Basta
Research Assistant

Dr Laura Basterfield
Newcastle Biomedicine Faculty Research Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 8896

Dr Kate Best
Faculty Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6686

Fiona Beyer
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 2086368

Rashmi Bhardwaj-Gosling
Clinical Doctoral Research Fellow

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Nawaraj Bhattarai
Health Foundation Doctoral Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7821

Dr Theophile Bigirumurame
Medical Statistician

Karen Blakey
Research Assistant

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 1347

Jennifer Bradley
Research Assistant

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Telephone: 01912223829

Lindsay Bramwell
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5673

Dr Matthew Breckons
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7585

Dr Morven Brown
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 1344

Andrew Bryant
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 787559 7049

Dr Thomas Chadwick
Clinical Trials Statistician

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6039

Dr Helen Close
Health Research Methodologist

Dr Dorothy Coe
Research Associate

Mike Cole
Statistician

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4587

Dawn Craig
Principal Scientist (Evidence Synthesis)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3800

Dr Lisa Crowe
Research Associate

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Telephone: 0191 208 3812

Laura Cutler
Research Assistant

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8082

Dr Christina Dobson
Research Associate

Dr Elizabeth Evans
Lecturer (Psychology)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6264

Cristina Fernandez-Garcia
Training Fellow in Health Economics & PhD Student in Bioethics

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 8674

Dr Darren Flynn
Senior Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5415

Melissa Girling
NIHR Research Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5874

Dr Svetlana Glinyanaya
Team Scientist

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5891

Louis Goffe
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7739

Dr Jane Goodwin
Research Associate

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Dr Anna Goulding
Research Associate

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Telephone: 0191 208 5399

Jessica Graham
Research Assistant

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8082

Dr Helen Hancock
Co-Director of RDS and CTU

Dr Richard Harbron
Research Associate

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Telephone: 01912821352

Richard Hardy
Computing Officer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 1362

Dr Anna Haste
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 2088892

Dr Louise Hayes
Research Methodologist

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5711

Tara Homer
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8457

Dr Jen Howse
Research Associate

Dr Susan Hrisos
Senior Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6774

Katherine Jackson
Research Assistant

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3807

Dr Peter James
Associate Researcher

Dr Mehdi Javanbakht
Senior Research Associate

Dr Angela Jones
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3827

Dr Andrew Kingston
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44(0)191 208 1124

Dr Niina Kolehmainen
Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant AHP (Children)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4594

Dr Kirsty Laing
Research Assistant

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7187

Dr Joanne Lally
Research Methodologist

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6791

Jan Lecouturier
Senior Research Associate and Deputy Director, NIHR, RDS NE

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 562 9

Dr Richard Lee
Senior Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3816

Dr Lyndsay Lindley
Research Associate


Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 3044

Joan Mackintosh
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8661

Dr Eleni Magklara
Research Associate

Valentina Mamasoula
Research Assistant

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8692

Kay Mann
Research Assistant/PhD student

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David Mason
Research Assistant (Interviewer)

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Telephone: 0191 2821379

Dr Sara McCafferty
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3824

Dr Ruth McGovern
Senior Research Associate/NIHR Post Doctorate Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7894

Dr Lorraine McSweeney
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7642

Dr Susanna Mills
NIHR Doctor Research Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8124

Dr Heather Moore
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 282 5963

Dr Natasha Newell
Health Research Methodologist

Dr Catherine Nixon
Senior Research Associate

Dr Nicola O'Brien
Research Methodologist

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8915

Dr Amy O'Donnell
Primary Care Research Fellow

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Telephone: +44 191 208 5696

Dr Helen Parker
Health Research Methodologist

Dr Kathryn Parkinson
Senior Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8896

Dr Linda Penn
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3809

Dr Lindsay Pennington
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 1360

Marie Poole
Junior Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7215

Sebastian Potthoff
Doctoral Fellow (Health Foundation)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7386

Laura Prato
Research Assistant

Dr Tim Rapley
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5665

Samantha Redgate
Research Associate

Shannon Robalino
Guest Status

Dr Nicolette Rousseau
Senior Research Associate & Deputy Director, NIHR RDS NE

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7162

Dr Sian Russell
Research Associate

Vicky Ryan
SRA (Statistician)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3676

Dr Kirby Sainsbury
Research Associate

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Telephone: 01912088500

Dr Lutz Sauerteig
Senior Lecturer

Dr Theodore Schrecker
Professor of Global Health Policy

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Telephone: 07918 701305

Dr Stephanie Scott
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7734

Dr Jing Shen
Senior Research Associate (Health Economics)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7905

Emma Simpson
Research Assistant

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Telephone: 0191 2227648

Liam Spencer
Research Assistant

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Telephone: (0191) 208 4938

Elaine Stamp
Research Associate (Statistician)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5006

Dr Holly Standing
Research Associate

Dr Lynne Stobbart
Senior Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5513

Michael Sykes
NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow

Jessica Timms
Research Assistant

Dr Anu Vaittinen
Research Associate

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Rose Watson
Research Assistant

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 2088440

Pauline Winship
Administrative Secretary

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7372

Dr Wendy Wrieden
Principal Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5581

Technical Staff

Fraser Chalmers
Computing Technician

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8750

Mark Warwick
Senior IT Technician

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3801

Clerical Staff

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7394

Sue Bell
Research Administrator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5276

Sarah Beverley
Project Secretary

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Telephone: 0191 208 7093

Alison Etherington
PA to Prof Richard Thomson, Drs Tracy Finch and Tim Rapley

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7382

Cristina Fernandez-Garcia
Training Fellow in Health Economics & PhD Student in Bioethics

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 8674

Janice Fuller
Postgraduate Support Officer

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Telephone: 0191 2086905

Emma Heenan
Research Administrator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8751

Denise Heighton
Secretary

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8673

Liz Huston
School Manager

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8256

Katharine Kirton
Clerical Assistant

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 2821348

Janice Legge
Personal Assistant to Health Economics Research Group

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6780

Terry Lisle
Administrator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 2100

Angela Mattison
Research Programme Administrator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5625

Astrid McIntyre
Project Secretary

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8492

Audrey McIntyre
Personal Assistant

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 1342

Lavinia Miceli
Project Secretary

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6776

Anosua Mitra
Research Administrator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7214

Alison Mulvenna
Project Secretary

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 2821389

Heather Parker
Project Secretary

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Telephone: 0191 2084703

Karen Patterson
Project Secretary

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 2085276

Ann Payne
Development & Disability Group Administrator

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Telephone: Tel: +44 (0)191 282 5966+44 (0) 191 208 7710

Parveen Rasul
Urban Sciences Building Operations Asst

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7045

Laura Ritson
Fuse Research Centre Manager

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7296

Brady Scott
PA to Institute Director Professor Allyson Pollock and School Manager Mrs Liz Huston

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Telephone: 0191 2085593

Matthew Stewart
Finance Co-ordinator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7446

Emma Thompson
Research Secretary

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 87213

Anita Tibbs
Administrative Secretary

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3463

Jane Tilbrook
Research Support Officer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7356

Pauline Winship
Administrative Secretary

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7372

Cheryl Wiscombe
Administrative Secretary

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7046

Honorary and Associate Staff

Dr Iain McKinnon
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer