Institute of Health & Society

Staff by Role

Director of Institute

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Deputy Director of Institute

Professor Eileen Kaner
Professor of Public Health & Primary Care Research

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7884

Professor Luke Vale
Professor of Health Economics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5590

Operations Manager

Sarah Kendall
Institute Operations Manager

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Telephone: 0191 208 7207

Academic Staff

Professor Ashley Adamson
Professor 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
Prof of Health Psychol & Public Health

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Professor Clare Bambra
Professor of Public Health

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Dr Anna Basu
Clinical Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Paediatric Neurologist

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Dr Mark Booth
Senior Lecturer

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Dr Heather Brown
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 2275

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Telephone: +44 (0) 787559 7049

Dr Michele Castelli
Lecturer in Health Policy and Systems

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Telephone: +44(0)191 208 2273

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Telephone: 0191 208 8882

Professor Barbara Hanratty
Prof of Primary Care & Public Health

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1121

Dr Nicola Heslehurst
Senior Lecturer in Maternal Nutrition

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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

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

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 1396

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 Mark Pearce
Professor of Applied Epidemiology

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Dr Lindsay Pennington
Reader in Communication Disorders

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 1360

Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1113

Dr Sheena Ramsay
Clinical Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 2082055

Professor Judith Rankin
Prof Maternal & Perinatal Epidemiology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5267

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

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7013

Dr Lutz Sauerteig
Senior Lecturer in Medical Humanities (History of Medicine)

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Professor Thomas Scharf
Prof of Social Gerontology

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5329

Professor Ted 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 3031

Dr Suzanne Spence
NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer

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Telephone: 0191 2223830

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
Professor of Health Economics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5590

Dr Shelina Visram
Senior lecturer in public health

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 2279

Professor James Wason
Professor of Biostatistics

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Telephone: 0191 208 3699

Professor Janet Wilson
Prof of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surg

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 223 1491

Research Staff

Dr Clare Abley
Nurse Consultant Vulnerable Older Adults & Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 191 208 3802

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
Senior Research Methodologist

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3804

Margaret Astin
Research Associate

Dr Leah Avery
Senior Research Associate

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Telephone: 0191 208 7132

Dr Demetris Avraam
Research Associate

Claire Bamford
Senior Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7047

Dr Robert Barker
NIHR In Practice Fellow

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Alison Barnes
Senior Research Associate (Dietitian)

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Telephone: (0191)2083829

Dr Lynn Barron-Millar
Research Associate

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Nermine Basta
Research Assistant

Dr Laura Basterfield
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8896

Fiona Beyer
Senior Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 2086368

Rashmi Bhardwaj-Gosling
Clinical Academic Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8525

Dr Nawaraj Bhattarai
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7821

Dr Theophile Bigirumurame
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6776

Karen Blakey
Research Assistant

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 1347

Dr Mark Booth
Senior Lecturer

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Jennifer Bradley
Research Assistant

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Telephone: 01912227648

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) 191 208 2282

Dr Greta Brunskill
Research Associate

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Telephone: 0191 208 7963

Andrew Bryant
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 787559 7049

Dr Michele Castelli
Lecturer in Health Policy and Systems

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Telephone: +44(0)191 208 2273

Dr Thomas Chadwick
Clinical Trials Statistician

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6039

Dr Svetlana Cherlin
Design Team Biostatistician

Dr Helen Close
Senior Research Methodologist & Hub Lead

Mike Cole
Statistician

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4587

Dawn Craig
Prof of Practice in 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

Dr Laura Cutler
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5276

Dr Christina Dobson
Research Associate

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Telephone: 0191 208 2274

Dr Cristina Fernandez-Garcia
Health Economist & Bioethicist

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 8674

Dr Holly Fisher
Biostatistician (Research Associate)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7976

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Telephone: 0191 208 8882

Dr Kate Gibson
Research Associate

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Telephone: 0191 208 8287

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 7080

Dr Anna Goulding
Research Associate

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Telephone: 0191 208 2291

Dr Fiona Graham
Research Associate

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Telephone: 0191 208 8848

Dr Simon Hackett
Hon. Senior Clinical Lecturer in Mental Health

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Telephone: +44(0)191 208 7045

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Telephone: (0191) 2082516

Dr Richard Harbron
Research Associate

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Telephone: 01912821354

Richard Hardy
Computing Officer

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 1362

Dr Louise Hayes
Research Methodologist

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5711

Helen Jarvis
NIHR In Practice Fellow

Tara Homer
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8457

Dr Susan Hrisos
Senior Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3816

Dr Katherine Jackson
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3807

Dr Peter James
Associate Researcher

Helen Jarvis
NIHR In Practice Fellow

Dr Angela Jones
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5276

Dr Andrew Kingston
Newcastle University Research Fellow

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Telephone: +44(0)191 20 85668

Graham Kirkwood
Senior Research Associate

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Telephone: 0191 208 7626

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

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4594

Vasileios Kontogiannis
Research Assistant

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5100

Dr Joanne Lally
Research Methodologist

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6791

Jan Lecouturier
Senior Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 562 9

Dr Jennifer Liddle
Senior Research Associate

Dr Lyndsay Lindley
Research Associate

Dr Liya Lu
Research Associate

Joan Mackintosh
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8661

Valentina Mamasoula
Research Assistant

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 241 8692

Dr Chris Marshall
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0)1912 086949

David Mason
Research Assistant (Interviewer)

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Telephone: 0191 2821379

Dr Ruth McGovern
Lecturer in Public Health Research/NIHR Post Doctorate Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7894

Dr Vicki McGowan
Research Associate

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Telephone: 0191 208 8251

Dr Andrea McGrattan
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5467

Dr Lorraine McSweeney
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7642

Dr Nuno Mendonca
Research Associate

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Telephone: (+44) 191 20 81124

Dr Susanna Mills
Associate Clinical Researcher

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 7045

Dr Heather Moore
Placement Tutor

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 6234

Dr Natasha Newell
Health Research Methodologist

Dr Catherine Nixon
Senior Research Associate

Dr Nicola O'Brien
Senior Research Methodologist

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8915

Dr Amy O'Donnell
Faculty Fellow

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Telephone: +44 191 208 5696

Dr Eduwin Pakpahan
Research Associate in Medical Statistics

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Telephone: +44(0)191-208-2105

Dr Helen Parker
Health Research Methodologist

Dr Lindsay Pennington
Reader in Communication Disorders

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 1360

Dr Marie Poole
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7215

Samantha Redgate
Research Associate

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Telephone: 0191 208 2271

Connor Richardson
Research Assistant

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Telephone: 01912082105

Catherine Richmond
Research Assistant

Tomos Robinson
Research Associate (Health Economics)

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Dr Nicolette Rousseau
Senior Research Methodologist

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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 Patricia Ryser-Welch
Research Associate

Dr Lutz Sauerteig
Senior Lecturer in Medical Humanities (History of Medicine)

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Professor Ted Schrecker
Professor of Global Health Policy

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Telephone: 07918 701305

Dr Hosein Shabaninejad
Research Associate

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Dr Jing Shen
Senior Lecturer in Health Economics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7905

Dr David Sinclair
Research Associate

Debbie Smart
Research Assistant

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3033

Dr Fay Smith
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 20 84937

Pauline Sobiesuo
Researh Assistant (Health Economics)

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Liam Spencer
Research Assistant

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Telephone: (0191) 208 4938

Madeleine Still
Research Assistant

Dr Lynne Stobbart
Senior Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5513

Michael Sykes
NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow

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Telephone: +44 (0) 0191 208 7045

Dr Mei Yee Tang
Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Telephone: 01912088848

Dr Katie Thomson
Research Associate

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Telephone: (0191) 2085673

Dr Adam Todd
Reader in Pharmaceutical Public Health

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 2355

Clare Tolley
Research Assistant

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Telephone: 0191 2086471

Dr Anu Vaittinen
Research Associate

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Ben Walker
Research Assistant

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7414

Dr Claire Welsh
Senior Research Associate

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Telephone: 87356

Dor Wilson
Research Associate

Dr Wendy Wrieden
Principal Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5581

Dr Haiyan Zheng
Research Associate (Statistician)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5006

Technical Staff

Professional Services Staff

Janice Armstrong
Research Administrator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8673

Sue Bell
Research Administrator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5276

Dr Susan Bowett
School Manager - NIHR School for Public Health Research (SPHR)

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 7194

Sarah Brown
Research Administrator

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Telephone: 0191 208 3821

Fraser Chalmers
Computing Technician

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8750

Dr Kara Danks
Knowledge Exchange Broker

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Niesha Doyle
Business & Operations Manager, NIHR Research Design Service North East and North Cumbria

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8761

Janice Fuller
Postgraduate Support Administrator

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Telephone: 0191 2088754

Sarah Gilliland
PA to Institute Director

Sarah Kendall
Institute Operations Manager

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Telephone: 0191 208 7207

Dr James Lancaster
Strategic Projects Manager

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Telephone: +44 191 208 7389

Janice Legge
Research Administrator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6780

Terry Lisle
Senior Research Administrator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 2100

David Madge
Research Coordinator

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Telephone: +44(0) 191 208 7372

Angela Mattison
Senior Research Administrator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5625

Astrid McIntyre
Assistant Research Administrator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7214

Audrey McIntyre
Research Administrator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 282 1342

Anosua Mitra
Senior Research Administrator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7567

Victoria Morgan
Research Administrator

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Telephone: 0191 282 1389

Heather Parker
Research Administrator

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Telephone: 0191 2084703

Laura Ritson
Fuse Research Centre Manager

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7296

Brady Scott
People Services Administrator

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Telephone: 0191 208 7213

Elaine Smith
Personal Assistant

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Telephone: 0191-2084702

Zoe Thomas
Communications Manager

Anita Tibbs
Research Administrator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3463

Jen Warren
Assistant Administrator

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Telephone: 0191 2086905

Cheryl Wiscombe
Research Administrator, Fuse

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7046

Honorary and Associate Staff