Meet the team

CALM is being carried out by researchers (from universities in Sheffield, Cardiff, Leeds, Newcastle, London & York) with help from children, parents, dental professionals and patient representatives.

CALM Trial staff member with child

Centre leads and clinical expertise

Bhupinder Dawett East Midlands
Helen Rodd & Zoe Marshman South Yorkshire
Peter Day West Yorkshire
Chris Vernazza North East
Nicola Innes Wales

Psychology expertise

Jenny Porritt Sheffield Hallam University
Sarah Baker University of Sheffield
Tim Newton Kings College London

Trial managers

Liz Cross
Natasha Mitchell
Victoria Exley

Trials, statistics and health economics expertise from York Trials Unit

Caroline Fairhurst
Natasha Mitchell
Sarah Ronaldson
David Torgerson
Catherine Hewitt

Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) representatives

Di Charles
Thomas Amanuel

Local research team

South Yorkshire and East Midlands

Katy D'Apice

West Yorkshire

Jayne Purdy

North East

Nichola Lansdowne
Kimberley Pickering
Nicola Atkinson


Rhiannon Jones
Laura Maguire
Gina Griffin