Faculty & Collaborators

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TitleOrganisationPositionArea of interest
Christer AxelssonUniversity of BoråsAssociate ProfessorPrehospital and emergency care; Out of hospital cardiac arrest; Patient safety in prehospital care
Ceri BattleABMU UHBClinical Specialist PhysiotherapistTrauma / Emergency Medicine and Critical Care
Prof Gary BaxterCardiff UniversityProfessor of PharmacologyMyocardial and coronary vascular biology, with a special emphasis on the pathophysiology of acute myocardial infarction; Cellular basis of ischaemia-reperfusion injury and mechanisms of cardioprotection
Dr Kate ButtonSchool of Healthcare Sciences, Cardiff University LecturerCommon features of exercise prescription, that can be used to derive recommendations for exercise based chronic condition self-management in primary care settings
Dr Grace Carolan-ReesCEDARLead of CEDAR Research GroupMedical devices evaluation including systematic reviewing, health economics, facilitating clinical device trials, registries and observational studies, and patient reported outcome measures
Joseph CarterBritish Lung FoundationHead of WalesService provision for people affected by lung conditions; Third sector involvement in research
Kelly CollierTherapy and Assessment ServiceCreative Therapeutic Play PractitionerTherapeutic Play in primary school children
Mr Justin DaviesTBS GB - Telematic & Biomedical ServicesSolutions Consultant Innovative, best practice solutions in Healthcare Technology Management
John Desmond Independent ResearcherOptimizing the provision of patient information; Enabling patient feedback; Evaluation.
Dr William FordCardiff UniversitySenior LecturerApplied clinical research looking at inhaler technique and training in patients
Prof Mark GumbletonCardiff UniversityProfessor of Experimental Therapeutics and Associate Dean of ImpactUnderstanding at the whole body, tissue, cellular and molecular levels the interaction of experimental therapeutics with biological barriers, particularly the blood-brain-barrier.
Prof Helen HoustonCardiff University / Cardiff & Vale UHBClinical ProfessorMedical education research
Helen HowsonPublic Health WalesConsultant in Public Health/ Strategic Programmes DirectorPublic health; Health Economics
Anne JonesAge Cymru GwentExecutive Director Contract ServicesThird sector involvement in research; Healthy Ageing
Chris JonesGwaliaProject Manager Care DirectorateResidential reablement to facilitate early home discharge from hospital, and prevention of admission to residential care. Interested in collaborating with research studies that want to examine different patterns of unscheduled care
Gwawr JonesNHS WalesPractice NurseCommunity Nursing
Dr Sue JordanDepartment of Nursing, Swansea UniversityReaderMedicines' management; Adverse drug reactions; Adverse events; Biosciences in nursing
Prof Paul KinnersleyInstitute of Medical Education, Cardiff UniversityPersonal ChairHealthcare communication
Rachel LewisAge Alliance WalesManager Third sector, prevention and early intervention, citizen engagement/the voice of the older person
Louise LidburyRCN WalesPrimary, Community & Independent Sector Adviser Community nursing; General collaboration opportunities
Victoria LloydAge CymruDirector of Influencing and ProgrammesInfluencing on the broad range of issues affecting older people in Wales, and in developing and leading programmes to support this work.
Prof Marcus LongleyUniversity of South WalesDirector and Professor of Applied Health PolicyPublic and client/patient involvement in shaping policy and service delivery; integrated working across public services; and many aspects of service redesign
Dr Deborah MasonCardiff UniversityReaderPrevention of post-traumatic osteoarthritis
Melanie MintyCare Forum WalesPolicy AdviserSocial care policy
Ray NorrisInvolving People NetworkLay RepresentativeAmbulance service trust
Dr Tapio PaljarviCardiff UniversityResearch AssociateWearable health technology and intelligent patient management applications and platforms
Rosanne PalmerAge CymruPolicy Health and social care policy with regards to the wellbeing of older people
Dr David PontinUniversity of South WalesAneurin Bevan Chair of Community HealthCommunity health, complexity, child health, nursing practice, action research/qualitative research
Dr Mark RichardsonMIND Torfaen / University of South Wales / UHOVITrustee, MIND TorfaenInterested in developing research in the third sector and widening participation in the community; Long-term conditions.
Dr Seren RobertsBangor UniversityMental Health LecturerGP and MH practitioners' views of primary care mental health provision
Prof Jo Rycroft-MaloneBangor UniversityProfessor of Implementation, University Director of ResearchKnowledge translation research including how and why evidence or knowledge do or do not get used in practice
Dr Ray SamuriwoSchool of Healthcare Sciences, Cardiff UniversityLecturer in Adult NursingPatient safety and wounds in primary care
Dr Nik SheenCardiff UniversityDirector of Wales Optometric Postgraduate Education CentreImpact of enhanced eye care services in community optometrist practices
Annette ZøylnerAarhus UniversityClinical Nurse Specialist, ph.d. studentBreast cancer; Shared decision making Patient involvement