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.

Dr Rebecca Abbott

Dr Rebecca Abbott

Senior Research Fellow
Dr Peter Aitken

Dr Peter Aitken

NHS Liaison
Dr Mike Allen

Dr Mike Allen

Senior Research Fellow in Applied Healthcare Modelling and Data Science
Kate Allen

Kate Allen

PhD Student
Prof Rob Anderson

Prof Rob Anderson

Associate Professor
Dr Nick Axford

Dr Nick Axford

Implementation Lead and Associate Professor in Health Services Research
Susan Ball

Susan Ball

Senior Research Fellow in Medical Statistics
Dr Vashti Berry

Dr Vashti Berry

Senior Research Fellow
Alison Bethel

Alison Bethel

Information Specialist
Dr Gretchen Bjornstad

Dr Gretchen Bjornstad

Research Fellow/Programme Manager
Kate Boddy

Kate Boddy

Research Fellow
Heather Boult

Heather Boult

PenPEG Member
Fleur Boyle

Fleur Boyle

PenCRU Administrator
Dr Sarah Brand

Dr Sarah Brand

Senior Research Fellow in Implementation Science
Simon Briscoe

Simon Briscoe

Information Specialist
Lorna Burns

Lorna Burns

Information Specialist
Dr Alex Burns

Dr Alex Burns

Making Sense of Evidence Programme Tutor
Julia Burton

Julia Burton

PenPEG Member
Professor Richard Byng

Professor Richard Byng

Deputy Director of PenARC and Complex Care Theme Lead
Dr Lynne Callaghan

Dr Lynne Callaghan

Senior Research Fellow
Dr Daniel Chalk

Dr Daniel Chalk

Senior Research Fellow in Applied Healthcare Modelling and Analysis
Professor Linda Clare

Professor Linda Clare

Professor of Clinical Psychology of Ageing and Dementia and PenARC Dementia Theme Lead
Loulou Clarke

Loulou Clarke

PenPEG Member
Dr Emma Cockcroft

Dr Emma Cockcroft

Associate Research Fellow, Patient and Public involvement team
Amy Coombe

Amy Coombe

PenARC Administrator
Dr Jo Day

Dr Jo Day

Research Fellow
Professor Sarah Dean

Professor Sarah Dean

Professor of Psychology Applied to Rehabilitation and Health
Professor Chris Dickens

Professor Chris Dickens

Mental Health Theme Lead
Sara Eddy

Sara Eddy

PhD Student
Helen Eke

Helen Eke

Postdoctoral Research Fellow on the ICoN project.
Leon Farmer

Leon Farmer

PenPEG Member
Camilla Forbes

Camilla Forbes

Research Fellow (Child Health & Maternity)
Mary Fredlund

Mary Fredlund

PhD Student
Dr Julia Frost

Dr Julia Frost

Senior Lecturer in Health Services Research
Diana Frost

Diana Frost

PenPEG Member
Alice Garrood

Alice Garrood

Healthy Parent Carers Project Manager
Dr Ruth Garside

Dr Ruth Garside

Associate Professor in Evidence Synthesis
Laura Gill

Laura Gill

Research Group Co-ordinator
Annette Gillett

Annette Gillett

PenCRU Research Assistant
Professor Vicki Goodwin MBE

Professor Vicki Goodwin MBE

Associate Professor of Ageing and Rehabilitation and Academic Career Development Lead
Dr Felix Gradinger

Dr Felix Gradinger

Researcher-in-Residence (Integrated Care)
Dr Alison Harper

Dr Alison Harper

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Margaret Hart

Margaret Hart

Research Group Co-ordinator
Dr Emma Hazeldine

Dr Emma Hazeldine

Research Assistant
Prof William Henley

Prof William Henley

Professor of Medical Statistics
Charlotte Hewlett

Charlotte Hewlett

Research Manager
Professor Mary Hickson

Professor Mary Hickson

Associate Professor
Cath Hopkins

Cath Hopkins

Administrator, NIHR ARC South West Peninsula
Dr Harriet Hunt

Dr Harriet Hunt

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Kerryn Husk

Dr Kerryn Husk

Associate Professor of Health Services (Research)
Tanya Hynd

Tanya Hynd

Community and Engagement Administrator
Dr Edmund Jack

Dr Edmund Jack

Making Sense of Evidence Programme Tutor
Professor Martin James

Professor Martin James

Consultant Stroke Physician and Honorary Clinical Professor
Ben Jones

Ben Jones

Research Fellow in Medical Statistics
Viktorija Kesaite

Viktorija Kesaite

PhD Student
Dr Iain Lang

Dr Iain Lang

Senior Lecturer in Public Health
Dr Kristin Liabo

Dr Kristin Liabo

Senior Research Fellow
Dr Helen Lloyd

Dr Helen Lloyd

Senior Research Fellow
Professor Stuart Logan

Professor Stuart Logan

Director of PenARC and Methods for Research and Improvement Theme Lead
Chris Marriott

Chris Marriott

PenPEG Member
Louise Mole

Louise Mole

PhD Student
Naomi Morley

Naomi Morley

Research Associate
Dr Chris Morris

Dr Chris Morris

Professor of Child Health Research
Dr Michael Nunns

Dr Michael Nunns

Research Fellow
Sarah O'Rourke

Sarah O'Rourke

PhD Student
Dr Noreen Orr

Dr Noreen Orr

Research Fellow
Kitty Parker

Kitty Parker

PenARC PhD Student
Kerry Pearn

Kerry Pearn

Associate Research Fellow
Dr Mark Perry

Dr Mark Perry

Consultant Rheumatologist
Professor Martin Pitt

Professor Martin Pitt

Professor of Applied Healthcare Modelling and Data Science
Dr Cath Quinn

Dr Cath Quinn

Senior Research Fellow
Prof David A Richards

Prof David A Richards

Professor of Mental Health Services Research
Morwenna Rogers

Morwenna Rogers

Information Specialist
Phil Ruthen

Phil Ruthen

PenPEG Member
Dr Liz Shaw

Dr Liz Shaw

Associate Research Fellow
Prof Rod Sheaff

Prof Rod Sheaff

Professor in Health Services Research
Andrea Shelley

Andrea Shelley

PenPEG Member
Mr Ian Sherriff BEM

Mr Ian Sherriff BEM

Academic Partnership Lead for Dementia Peninsula Medical School (Faculty of Health)
Jo Shuttleworth

Jo Shuttleworth

Operations Director
Ysella Sims

Ysella Sims

Communications Officer
Jo Smith

Jo Smith

Operations Deputy Director
Stuart Spicer

Stuart Spicer

Research Fellow
Professor Ken Stein

Professor Ken Stein

Deputy Director of PenARC and Professor of Public Health
Dr Dawn Swancutt

Dr Dawn Swancutt

Senior Research Fellow
Dr Mark Tarrant

Dr Mark Tarrant

Senior Lecturer in Psychology Applied to Health
Lynn Tatnell

Lynn Tatnell

PenPEG Member
Miss Stella Taylor

Miss Stella Taylor

PA to Director
Professor Adrian Taylor

Professor Adrian Taylor

Professor of Health Services Research
Emily Taylor

Emily Taylor

PhD Student
Dr Felicity Thomas

Dr Felicity Thomas

Senior Research Fellow
Professor Jo Thompson-Coon

Professor Jo Thompson-Coon

Professor of Evidence Synthesis and Health Policy
John Tredinnick-Rowe

John Tredinnick-Rowe

Research Fellow
Andrew Turnbull

Andrew Turnbull

PenPEG Member
Dr Obioha Ukoumunne

Dr Obioha Ukoumunne

Associate Professor in Medical Statistics
David  Walker

David Walker

Communications & Research Information Manager
Rebecca Whear

Rebecca Whear

Research Fellow
Sue Whiffin

Sue Whiffin

PA to Deputy Director
Kath Wilkinson

Kath Wilkinson

Research Fellow
Professor Katrina Wyatt

Professor Katrina Wyatt

Professor of Relational Health