Experts Directory: health, medicine, dentistry and psychology

Dr Nadine Abelson-Mitchell

  • @ Nursing
  • @ Nursing education
  • @ Adult nursing
  • @ Neuroscience nursing
  • @ Neurotrauma/neurorehabilitation/head injuries
  • @ Curriculum design
  • @ OSCE/ISCE

Mr Kamran Ali

  • @ Dentistry
  • @ Oral surgery
  • @ Dental education

Zoe Allen

  • @ Primary dental care policy

Professor Jackie Andrade

  • ? Psychology
  • ? Craving and desire
  • ? Memory
  • ? Anaesthesia (awareness in)
  • ? Obesity
  • ? Addiction

Dr Oleg Anichtchik

  • @ Dementia
  • @ Alzheimer's disease
  • @ Parkinson’s disease

Dr Julian Archer

  • @ Revalidation
  • @ Healthcare regulation
  • @ Remediation
  • @ Feedback in healthcare
  • @ Assessment in healthcare

Dr Tim Auburn

  • ? Social psychology
  • ? Criminal justice
  • ? Discursive psychology
  • ? Conversation
  • ? Environmental psychology

Dr Oleg Anichtchik, Lecturer in Clinical Neurobiology

Researchers in the area are focussing on so many different topics; from trying to better understand rarer forms of dementia such as dementia with Lewy bodies, to how subtle modifications to DNA can alter the progression of Alzheimer’s

Find out more about Dr Oleg Anichtchik

Dr Patric Bach

  • ? Social cognition
  • ? Brain
  • ? Action
  • ? Imitation
  • ? Mental practice
  • ? Observing others

Dr Alison Bacon

  • ? Personality
  • ? Visuospatial memory
  • ? Mental imagery
  • ? Reasoning
  • ? Dyslexia

Mrs Jacqui Bartram

  • @ Dietetics
  • @ Nutrition
  • @ Renal nutrition
  • @ Nutrition support

Dr Hetal Buckhurst

  • @ Optometry
  • @ Corneal biomechanics
  • @ Scleral biomechanics
  • @ Myopia
  • @ Tonometry

Dr Phillip Buckhurst

  • @ Optometry
  • @ Ophthalmology
  • @ Ophthalmic instrumentation
  • @ Intraocular lens
  • @ Cataract surgery
  • @ Adaptive optics

Ms Rachel Carter

  • @ Nursing
  • @ Safeguarding children
  • @ Childcare in the community
  • @ Family public health

Dr Allegra Cattani

  • ? Language development
  • ? Language assessment
  • ? Memory development
  • ? Bilingual
  • ? Sensory impairment
  • ? Down's Syndrome

Dr Catherine Coelho

  • @ Dentistry
  • @ Clinical education
  • @ Enquiry based learning

Jackie Andrade, Professor in Psychology

We want to take what we have discovered about mental imagery and drug cravings, and use it to create strong desires for healthy behaviours like getting outdoors and exercising more

Find out more about Professor Jackie Andrade

Miss Emma Cowley

  • @ Podiatry
  • @ Foot problems
  • @ High heels
  • @ Sports podiatry

Professor Steve Creanor

  • @ Dental erosion
  • @ Fluoride anticaries mechanisms
  • @ Dental caries - diagnosis

Professor Rudi Dallos

  • ? Clinical psychology
  • ? Eating disorders
  • ? Adolescent issues
  • ? Self harm
  • ? Relationship patterns
  • ? Attachment narrative therapy

Dr Catherine Deeprose

  • ? Psychology
  • ? Mental health
  • ? Depression
  • ? PTSD
  • ? Ageing

Professor Sue Denham

  • ? Auditory perception
  • ? Auditory systems neuroscience
  • ? Computational neuroscience
  • ? Cognitive neuroscience
  • ? Cognitive innovation
  • ? Neuromorphic modelling

Professor Judy Edworthy

  • ? Human factors and ergonomics
  • ? Auditory perception
  • ? Cognitive psychology of music
  • ? Applied psychology

Dr Alison Bacon, Lecturer in Psychology

In some circumstances, young women may have come to see social survival as more important than social niceties, so manipulation may have been an adaptive behaviour which has continued through to the present day

Read about Dr Alison Bacon's research

Dr Andy Evenden

  • @ Biomedical science
  • @ Biomedicine
  • @ Human disease
  • @ Infection
  • @ Infectious disease

Dr Caroline Floccia

  • ? Developmental psychology
  • ? Language development

Dr Andrew Foey

  • @ Immunology
  • @ Inflammation
  • @ Mucosal immunity
  • @ Rheumatoid arthritis
  • @ Crohn's Disease
  • @ Chronic Periodontitis
  • @ Macrophage Cells
  • @ Probiotics-immunomodulation

Mr Stephen Freeman

  • @ Optometry
  • @ Visual optics
  • @ Optical dispensing
  • @ Ophthalmic dispensing

Dr Luis Garcia Suarez

  • @ Optometry
  • @ Human vision
  • @ Psychophysics
  • @ Colour vision
  • @ Motion vision
  • @ Spatial vision

Dr Jane Grose

  • @ Health
  • @ Sustainability and health
  • @ Health planning and management
  • @ Public health and community development

Dr Michaela Gummerum

  • ? Friendship
  • ? Antisocial behaviour
  • ? Emotional development
  • ? Child and adolescent morality

Mr Bernhard Haas

  • @ Physiotherapy
  • @ Physiotherapy education
  • @ Spinal chord injury rehabilitation
  • @ Parkinson's disease rehabilitation
  • @ Neurological rehabilitation

Dr Caroline Floccia, Associate Professor (Reader) in the School of Psychology

A lack of language skills can lead to a range of difficulties, and identifying those with communication issues could improve social integration at all levels

Read more about Dr Caroline Floccia

Professor Oliver Hanemann

  • @ Brain tumour
  • @ Cancer

Dr Doha Hegazy

  • @ Hepatitis
  • @ Liver

Dr Liz Hellier

  • ? Warning signs
  • ? Emergency communications
  • ? Risk behaviour
  • ? Auditory warnings

Professor Tim Hollins

  • ? Memory
  • ? Eye witness memory
  • ? Metacognition
  • ? Long term memory

Miss Fiona Hiscox

  • @ Optometry
  • @ Children's vision
  • @ Vision
  • @ Eyes
  • @ Ophthalmic public health

Nigel Honey

  • @ Dental education simulation (extractions)

Mrs Heather Hopper

  • @ Midwifery
  • @ Infant feeding
  • @ Public health issues in midwifery

Professor Oliver Hanemann, Faculty Associate Dean for Research

At present, the only treatment options are chemotherapy or invasive surgery. By testing drugs in such a fast track way we achieve the potential for making drug therapies available to patients faster

Read more about Oliver's research

Ms Heather Hunter

  • @ Physiotherapy
  • @ Physiotherapy education

Professor Michael Hyland

  • ? Health psychology
  • ? Placebos
  • ? Asthma
  • ? Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • ? Fibromyalgia
  • ? CFS/ME

Dr Michael Jarvis

  • @ Virology
  • @ Immunology
  • @ Vaccination
  • @ Herpesvirus
  • @ Viral hemorrhagic disease
  • @ Molecular biology
  • @ Ebola

Professor Ray Jones

  • @ eHealth
  • @ Social media
  • @ Health and the internet
  • @ Health infomatics
  • @ e-Learning

Mel Joyner

  • @ Social policy
  • @ Sociology
  • @ Social media
  • @ Interpersonal violence
  • @ Higher education

Professor Bridie Kent

  • @ Nursing
  • @ Implementation science
  • @ Knowledge translation
  • @ Practice change
  • @ Clinical decision making
  • @ Organ donors
  • @ Tissue donors

Dr Bing Hu, Associate Professor (Reader) in Oral & Dental Health Research

As a dentist the maximum number of people you can treat is maybe 200. As a researcher and scientist with a clinical background, however, I can use my knowledge to develop new therapies which can help many more people

Find out more about Dr Bing Hu

Dr Edwin Lasonder

  • @ Proteomics
  • @ Malaria
  • @ Women in literature
  • @ Science history

Dr Nick Lynn

  • @ Medical remediation
  • @ Police culture and ideology
  • @ Domestic violence
  • @ Graffiti and visual methodology
  • @ Racism and asylum
  • @ Rhetorical and discursive psychology

Professor Jon May

  • ? Eating disorders
  • ? Self harm
  • ? Computer-human interaction
  • ? Addiction
  • ? Phobias

Dr Lynn McCallum

  • @ Haematology
  • @ Leukaemia
  • @ Prostate cancer
  • @ Cell signalling
  • @ Stem cell renewal

Dr Miriam McMullan

  • @ Podiatry
  • @ Medication management
  • @ e-learning
  • @ Mobile learning
  • @ Health informatics

Dr Michael Jarvis, Associate Professor (Reader) in Virology and Immunology

Given the impact of ebolavirus on African ape numbers in the wild, and the role of apes as a route of ebolavirus transmission to humans via the bush meat trade, such a vaccine would be a win-win for humans and wild apes alike

Read more about Dr Michael Jarvis

Mr Ian Mills

  • @ Dentistry
  • @ Primary care dentistry

Dr Jenny Morris

  • @ Health education
  • @ Evidence-informed decision making
  • @ Team-based learning

Dr Siobhan Moyes

  • @ Human anatomy
  • @ Histology

Dr Stephanie Mroczkowska

  • @ Optometry
  • @ Vision
  • @ Ocular health
  • @ Glaucoma
  • @ Macular degeneration
  • @ Diabetes

Dr Mona Nasser

  • @ Dentistry
  • @ Evidence-based practice
  • @ Systematic reviews
  • @ Health technology assessment

Professor David Parkinson

  • @ Brain tumour
  • @ Cancer

Professor Liz Kay, Foundation Dean of the Peninsula Dental School

Much has been made of sugar’s contribution to childhood obesity, but its effect on teeth is just as perilous. A better understanding of diet and good oral health techniques will help parents and carers go a long way to improving their children’s teeth

Read more about Professor Liz Kay

Dr Clare Pettinger

  • @ Public Health Dietetics
  • @ Nutrition
  • @ Public health nutrition
  • @ Healthy eating
  • @ Food poverty and access
  • @ The future of food: sustainable diets

Dr David J Price

  • @ Genetics
  • @ Conservation genetics
  • @ Freshwater fish
  • @ Fish cytogenetics
  • @ Fish husbandry
  • @ Aquarium systems

Dr Gail Rees

  • @ Nutrition
  • @ Diet and pregnancy
  • @ Children's diets
  • @ Infant feeding
  • @ School meals

Professor Janet Richardson

  • @ Sustainability in health
  • @ Sustainability education

Mr Alec Rickard

  • @ Physiotherapy
  • @ Musculoskeletal conditions
  • @ Back pain
  • @ Chronic pain
  • @ Pain management

Dr Matt Roser

  • ? Brain hemispheres - asymmetry
  • ? Neuropsychology of reasoning
  • ? Brain imaging

Dr Vehid Salih

  • @ Tissue engineering
  • @ Oral cell biology
  • @ Oral tissues
  • @ Tooth structures
  • @ Craniofacial implants
  • @ Biomaterials

Professor Bridie Kent, Head of School of Nursing and Midwifery

Nursing has taken a real battering in the news but we have all at some point seen or received the kindness and care a nurse provides, whether in a hospital or in the community

Read more about Professor Bridie Kent

Professor Michael Sheppard

  • @ Social work
  • @ Childcare
  • @ Parenting
  • @ Mental health
  • @ Social services

Dr Luisa Simo

  • @ Optometry
  • @ Cornea
  • @ Ocular anatomy
  • @ Contact lenses

Dr William Simpson

  • ? Vision
  • ? Visual perception

Professor Heather Skirton

  • @ Genetics
  • @ Genetic counselling
  • @ Genetic disease
  • @ Professional competence in healthcare genetics
  • @ Health genetics education

Professor Robert Sneyd

  • @ Medicine
  • @ Anaesthesia
  • @ Acute pain management
  • @ Drug development and clinical trials
  • @ Sedation
  • @ Medical education leadership
  • @ Pharmacology

Heather Skirton, Professor in Health Genetics

Genetics affects people’s health from conception to death. And for those people with concerns about genetic conditions it is a really complex situation, bringing together family needs, with physical, mental and emotional health in the present and future

More information about Professor Heather Skirton

Dr Jacqui Stedmon

  • ? Childhood bereavement
  • ? Paediatric psychology

Professor Chris Tredwin

  • ? Dentistry
  • ? Restorative dentistry

Dr Mathew Upton

  • ? Microbiology
  • ? Disinfection
  • ? Molecular biology
  • ? Aquatic biofilms
  • ? Novel antimicrobials

Dr Penelope Welbourne

  • ? Social work
  • ? Social services
  • ? Childcare
  • ? Sexual offences by young people

Dr Lyn Westcott

  • ? Occupational therapy
  • ? Occupational therapy education
  • ? Problem based learning
  • ? Continuing professional development health and social care
  • ? Occupational therapy mental health

Dr Laurence White

  • ? Language
  • ? Speech
  • ? Accents of English
  • ? Child language learning
  • ? Linguistics
  • ? Second language learning

Mrs Louise Winfield

  • ? Nursing
  • ? Service improvement
  • ? Advanced practice

Professor David Wright

  • ? Risk assessment, screening and diagnostics
  • ? Clinical trials

Dr Natalie Wyer

  • ? Social cognition
  • ? Social memory
  • ? Cognitive styles
  • ? Social exclusion