People

We are a collaboration of researchers, methodologists, clinicians, members of the public and support staff, working together with NHS and Social Care colleagues, and community partners to understand and address the healthcare needs of people across the South West.

Plymouth

Our research and support teams are based in sites across Exeter and Plymouth. Our colleagues have a wide range of research and methodological expertise and work across our theme areas.

Find out more about the PenARC team below.

Alice Garrood

Alice Garrood

Healthy Parent Carers Project Manager
Alison Bethel

Alison Bethel

Information Specialist
Amy Coombe

Amy Coombe

PenARC Administrator
Annette Gillett

Annette Gillett

PenCRU Research Assistant
Ben Jones

Ben Jones

Research Fellow in Medical Statistics
Camilla Forbes

Camilla Forbes

Research Fellow (Child Health & Maternity)
Cath Hopkins

Cath Hopkins

Administrator, NIHR ARC South West Peninsula
Charlotte Hewlett

Charlotte Hewlett

Research Manager
Dr Alex Burns

Dr Alex Burns

Making Sense of Evidence Programme Tutor
Dr Andrew Salmon

Dr Andrew Salmon

Associate Research Fellow
Dr Cath Quinn

Dr Cath Quinn

Senior Research Fellow
Dr Daniel Chalk

Dr Daniel Chalk

Senior Research Fellow in Applied Healthcare Modelling and Analysis
Dr Dawn Swancutt

Dr Dawn Swancutt

Research Fellow
Dr Edmund Jack

Dr Edmund Jack

Making Sense of Evidence Programme Tutor
Dr Emma Cockcroft

Dr Emma Cockcroft

Associate Research Fellow, Patient and Public involvement team
Dr Emma Hazeldine

Dr Emma Hazeldine

Research Assistant
Dr Felicity Thomas

Dr Felicity Thomas

Senior Research Fellow
Dr Felix Gradinger

Dr Felix Gradinger

Researcher-in-Residence (Integrated Care)
Dr Gretchen Bjornstad

Dr Gretchen Bjornstad

Research Fellow/Programme Manager
Dr Harriet Hunt

Dr Harriet Hunt

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Helen Lloyd

Dr Helen Lloyd

Senior Research Fellow
Dr Iain Lang

Dr Iain Lang

Senior Lecturer in Public Health
Dr Jo Day

Dr Jo Day

Research Fellow
Dr Julia Frost

Dr Julia Frost

Senior Lecturer in Health Services Research
Dr Kerryn Husk

Dr Kerryn Husk

Senior Research Fellow
Dr Kristin Liabo

Dr Kristin Liabo

Senior Research Fellow
Dr Lisa Cashmore

Dr Lisa Cashmore

Engagement, Research Information and Communications Manager
Dr Liz Shaw

Dr Liz Shaw

Associate Research Fellow
Dr Lynne Callaghan

Dr Lynne Callaghan

Senior Research Fellow
Dr Mark Perry

Dr Mark Perry

Consultant Rheumatologist
Dr Mark Tarrant

Dr Mark Tarrant

Senior Lecturer in Psychology Applied to Health
Dr Michael Nunns

Dr Michael Nunns

Research Fellow
Dr Mike Allen

Dr Mike Allen

Senior Research Fellow in Applied Healthcare Modelling and Data Science
Dr Nick Axford

Dr Nick Axford

Implementation Lead and Associate Professor in Health Services Research
Dr Noreen Orr

Dr Noreen Orr

Research Fellow
Dr Obioha Ukoumunne

Dr Obioha Ukoumunne

Associate Professor in Medical Statistics
Dr Peter Aitken

Dr Peter Aitken

NHS Liaison
Dr Rebecca Abbott

Dr Rebecca Abbott

Senior Research Fellow
Dr Ruth Garside

Dr Ruth Garside

Associate Professor in Evidence Synthesis
Dr Ruth Gwernan-Jones

Dr Ruth Gwernan-Jones

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Evidence Synthesis
Dr Sarah Brand

Dr Sarah Brand

Senior Research Fellow in Implementation Science
Dr Vashti Berry

Dr Vashti Berry

Senior Research Fellow
Emily Taylor

Emily Taylor

PhD Student
Fleur Boyle

Fleur Boyle

PenCRU Administrator
Helen Eke

Helen Eke

Postdoctoral Research Fellow on the ICoN project.
Jo Shuttleworth

Jo Shuttleworth

Operations Director
Jo Smith

Jo Smith

Operations Manager
John Tredinnick-Rowe

John Tredinnick-Rowe

Research Fellow
Kate Allen

Kate Allen

PhD Student
Kate Boddy

Kate Boddy

Research Fellow
Kath Wilkinson

Kath Wilkinson

Research Fellow
Kerry Pearn

Kerry Pearn

Associate Research Fellow
Laura Gill

Laura Gill

Research Group Co-ordinator
Lorna Burns

Lorna Burns

Information Specialist
Louise Mole

Louise Mole

PhD Student
Margaret Hart

Margaret Hart

Research Group Co-ordinator
Mary Fredlund

Mary Fredlund

PhD Student
Miss Kitty Parker

Miss Kitty Parker

PenARC PhD Student
Miss Stella Taylor

Miss Stella Taylor

PA to Director
Morwenna Rogers

Morwenna Rogers

Information Specialist
Mr Ian Sherriff BEM

Mr Ian Sherriff BEM

Academic Partnership Lead for Dementia Peninsula Medical School (Faculty of Health)
Mrs Sarah Greene

Mrs Sarah Greene

PhD Student
Naomi Morley

Naomi Morley

Research Associate
Prof David A Richards

Prof David A Richards

Professor of Mental Health Services Research
Prof Rob Anderson

Prof Rob Anderson

Associate Professor
Prof Rod Sheaff

Prof Rod Sheaff

Professor in Health Services Research
Prof William Henley

Prof William Henley

Professor of Medical Statistics
Professor Adrian Taylor

Professor Adrian Taylor

Professor of Health Services Research
Professor Chris Dickens

Professor Chris Dickens

Mental Health Theme Lead
Professor Chris Morris

Professor Chris Morris

Professor of Child Health Research
Professor Jo Thompson-Coon

Professor Jo Thompson-Coon

Professor of Evidence Synthesis and Health Policy
Professor Katrina Wyatt

Professor Katrina Wyatt

Professor of Relational Health
Professor Ken Stein

Professor Ken Stein

Deputy Director of PenARC and Professor of Public Health
Professor Linda Clare

Professor Linda Clare

Professor of Clinical Psychology of Ageing and Dementia and PenARC Dementia Theme Lead
Professor Martin James

Professor Martin James

Consultant Stroke Physician and Honorary Clinical Professor
Professor Martin Pitt

Professor Martin Pitt

Professor of Applied Healthcare Modelling and Data Science
Professor Mary Hickson

Professor Mary Hickson

Associate Professor
Professor Richard Byng

Professor Richard Byng

Deputy Director of PenARC and Complex Care Theme Lead
Professor Sarah Dean

Professor Sarah Dean

Professor of Psychology Applied to Rehabilitation and Health
Professor Stuart Logan

Professor Stuart Logan

Director of PenARC and Methods for Research and Improvement Theme Lead
Professor Vicki Goodwin MBE

Professor Vicki Goodwin MBE

Associate Professor of Ageing and Rehabilitation and Academic Career Development Lead
Rebecca Whear

Rebecca Whear

Research Fellow
Sara Eddy

Sara Eddy

PhD Student
Simon Briscoe

Simon Briscoe

Information Specialist
Sue Whiffin

Sue Whiffin

PA to Deputy Director
Susan Ball

Susan Ball

Senior Research Fellow in Medical Statistics
Tanya Hynd

Tanya Hynd

Community and Engagement Administrator
Viktorija Kesaite

Viktorija Kesaite

PhD Student
Ysella Sims

Ysella Sims

Communications Officer