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Dr Jean Adams
 

Telephone:
+44 (0) 191 208 8124 (work)
e-mail:
jean.adams@ncl.ac.uk
Specialist expertise:
  • Effect of socio-economic deprivation on health
  • Effect of socio-economic deprivation on health behaviours such as smoking, drinking, diet and physical exercise
  • Understanding why people do and don't do things that are good for them, such as not smoking, drinking sensibly, eating healthily and taking regular exercise
  • Encouraging people to engage in healthier behaviours

Professor Eileen Kaner
 

Telephone:
+44 (0) 191 208 7884 (work)
e-mail:
eileen.kaner@ncl.ac.uk
Specialist expertise:
  • Alcohol: early detection of risk drinking and brief intervention to prevent further problems
  • Effective methods of clinical intervention to prevent alcohol-related problems, so promoting public health
  • Alcohol-related problems in the community, especially in people presenting to primary health care
  • Public health - which can include screening, health promotion

Professor Richard Thomson
 

Telephone:
+44 (0) 191 208 8760 (work)
e-mail:
richard.thomson@ncl.ac.uk
Specialist expertise:
  • Shared decision making (patient role in treatment choice), patient and public engagement
  • Health care quality, including audit, clinical governance, safety in health care, guidelines
  • Epidemiology and prevention of stroke, heart disease

Professor Martin White
 

Telephone:
+44 (0) 191 208 6275 (work)
e-mail:
martin.white@ncl.ac.uk
Specialist expertise:
  • Public health and health promotion
  • Effects of behavioural change on health
  • Socio-economic differentials and health
  • Evaluation of public health interventions