Dr Craig Newman
Profiles

Dr Craig Newman

Research Fellow

Centre for Clinical Trials & Health Research - Translational & Stratified Medicine (Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry)

Role

·     Senior Research Fellow (PUPSMD)

·     Mobile Health TechnologyInnovations Lead (PUPSMD)

·     Group Lead - Neuro-CognitiveResearch Centre (www.neurocore.org.uk)

·     NHS Innovation Accelerator Fellow (NHSEngland)

·     Principal Clinical Psychologist  (Derriford Hospital,Plymouth, Neuropsychology)

·     Associate PsychologyLecturer(Plymouth University)

o   Neuropsychology

o   Professional Skills(Innovation beyond clinical practice)

o   Research Skills


Qualifications

  • BSc Hons Psychology - Stirling University (2000)
  • PhD - Behavioural Economics and Addition - Keele University (2008)
    Assessment and adjustment of decision making impairment in heroin addicts, via a
    software based simulated decision making intervention.
  • DClinPsych - Plymouth University (2012)
    Assessment of executive functioning, in dementia, via a mobile tablet based translation of the Trail Making Test. 


Specialisms:

·     Computerised cognitiveassessment

·     Clinical softwarearchitecture

·     Usability research

·     Digital eHealthinnovations project management

Professional membership

Health Professionals Counsel

Chartered Clinical Psychologist (BPS)

Division of Clinical Psychology (CPsychol)

Teaching interests

  • Clinical Neuropsychology (MPsych & DClin)
  • Professional practice (DClin)
  • Clinical research skills (DClin)
  • Psychology of participation (clinical trials) (NHS Research Nurses)

Research interests

The development and implementation of:

  1. computerised applicationswhich support cognitive assessment, clinical assessment and self-assessment ofneurodegenerative conditions.
  2. computerised patient self-management apps - self-monitoring, self-triage and treatment triggering systems.  

Current studies (click link)

Current software development (click link)

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Mclean B, Shankar R, Hanna J, Jory C & Newman C 2017 'Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy: measures to reduce risk' Practical Neurology 17, (1) 13-20 , DOI
Newman C, Shankar R, Hanna J, McLean B, Osland A, Milligan C, Ball A, Jory C & Walker M 2016 'Developing an Evidence-Based Epilepsy Risk Assessment eHealth Solution: From Concept to Market' JMIR Research Protocols 5, (2) e82-e82 , DOI
Jory C, Shankar R, Coker D, McLean B, Hanna J & Newman C 2016 'Safe and sound? A systematic literature review of seizure detection methods for personal use' Seizure 36, 4-15 , DOI
Shankar R, Walker M, McLean B, Laugharne R, Ferrand F, Hanna J & Newman C 2016 'Steps to prevent SUDEP: the validity of risk factors in the SUDEP and seizure safety checklist: a case control study' Journal of Neurology 263, (9) 1840-1846 , DOI
Shankar R, Newman C, McLean B, Anderson T & OBE JH 2015 'Can technology help reduce risk of harm in patients with epilepsy?' British Journal of General Practice 65, (638) 448-449 , DOI
Shankar R, Newman C, Hanna J, ashton J, Jory C, McLean B, Anderson T, Walker M, cox D & Ewins L 2015 'Keeping patients with epilepsy safe: a surmountable challenge?' BMJ Quality Improvement Reports 4, (1) u208167.w3252-u208167.w3252 , DOI
Brown H, Newman C, Noad R & Weatherby S 2012 'Behavioural management of migraine' Ann Indian Acad Neurol 15, (Suppl 1) S78-S82 Author Site , DOI
Briazu R, Newman C, Noad R & Pearson S 2011 'An investigation into the use of computerised technology for the assessment of hand motor impairment in Alzheimer's disease' INTERNATIONAL PSYCHOGERIATRICS 23, Author Site
Newman CGJ, Crome I & Frisher M 2009 'S64-01 Revealing the role of context, experience and individual differences in the assessment of heroin addicts’ decision making abilities' European Psychiatry 24, S305-S305 , DOI
Newman CGJ, Crome I & Frisher M 2007 'The impact of feedback and punishment on the decisions of male heroin addicts' European Psychiatry 22, S194-S195 , DOI
Newman C & Adams K 2004 'Dog Gone Good: managing dog phobia in a teenage boy with a learning disability' British Journal of Learning Disabilities 32, (1) 35-38 , DOI
Bruce V, Ness H, Hancock PJB, Newman C & Rarity J 2002 'Four heads are better than one: Combining face composites yields improvements in face likeness' Journal of Applied Psychology 87, (5) 894-902 , DOI
Conference Papers
Shankar R, Hanna J, McLean B, Cox D, Jory C, Newman C, Anderson T & Walker M 2015 'THE SUDEP SAFETY CHECKLIST LIST PROJECT: STEPS TOWARDS SELF-MANAGEMENT OF SUDEP RISK FOR PATIENTS WITH EPILEPSY (PWE)' 38-39