Jennifer Read

MSc, BSc

School of Health and Related Research

Clinical Research Associate / Teaching Associate

j.read@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 8277

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Jennifer Read
School of Health and Related Research
Regent Court (ScHARR)
30 Regent Street
Sheffield
S1 4DA
Profile

I am a clinical research associate and teaching associate within the MCRU. I specialise in qualitative research and complex real-world mixed-methods evaluation. I am Programme director for the MSc, PgDip, PgCert and CPD in Clinical Research (MClin Res) and module lead for the ‘practical aspects of clinical research’.

As a state registered Occupational Therapist I have 19 years’ stroke specialist clinical experience and have active links and roles within the Royal College of Occupational Therapists.

I have a wide and far-reaching network of local and national clinical academics and NHS clinicians. I am passionate about using these links and networks to develop academic and health and social care organisations collaborations and research and service improvement projects to improve patient/service user care.

Current projects

  • Programme director for the MSc, PgDip, Pg Cert and CPD Clinical Research
  • Module lead for the ‘practical aspects of clinical research’ MClin Res module.
  • CI on the ViVA in practice project. A collaborative academic, health and social care project exploring the use of remote videoconferencing technology to support clinical reviews, assessment and interventions.

Previous projects

  • The Sheffield Perfect Patient Pathway Test Bed evaluation
  • Macmillan evaluation for the South Tees Integrated Cancer Care programme
  • Curriculum Development of the ScHARR MClin Res
  • Internal evaluation team of the CLAHRC-SY
  • Evaluation of the Doncaster Cancer Survivorship Programme
  • The CLAHRC-SY Patient Experience of Transient Ischaemic Attacks study
Research interests

My research interests are:

  • Occupational therapy
  • Stroke care and rehabilitation
  • Cognition
  • Realistic and complex evaluation
Publications

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Journal articles

Conference proceedings papers

  • Read J, Cudd P, Simpson E, Ciravenga F & Mazumdar S (2017) Digitising the acute service based home assessment. BRITISH JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY, Vol. 80 (pp 62-62) View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Mazumdar S, Ciravegna F, Ireson N, Read J, Simpson E & Cudd P (2017) Access Visits Using Video Communication. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, Vol. 242 (pp 102-110) View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Read J () A remote home visit? : Exploring the possibilities for therapists. AAATE, 11 September 2017 - 15 June 2017. RIS download Bibtex download

All publications

Journal articles

Conference proceedings papers

  • Read J, Cudd P, Simpson E, Ciravenga F & Mazumdar S (2017) Digitising the acute service based home assessment. BRITISH JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY, Vol. 80 (pp 62-62) View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Mazumdar S, Ciravegna F, Ireson N, Read J, Simpson E & Cudd P (2017) Access Visits Using Video Communication. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, Vol. 242 (pp 102-110) View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Read J, Cudd P & Bangar S (2016) Improving detection and support for older people with sight loss: a preliminary study. 45th British Society of Gerontology Annual Conference RIS download Bibtex download
  • Read J, Croot L, Campbell F, Ryan T & Venables G (2012) Patients’ experience of follow up after TIA: A qualitative study. International Journal of Stroke(2) (pp 18-18) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Read J, Croot L, Campbell F, Ryan T & Venables G (2012) Improving stroke prevention services: Accessibility. Personalisation, communication and consistency need to be addressed. Cerebrovascular Diseases(Suppl 2) (pp 835-835) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Read J & Clifford J (2011) Cost improvements: What goes? What stays?. British Journal of Occupational Therapy. Glasgow, 29 June 2012 - 1 July 2012. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Read J (2011) Research be serious! When do I get time for that?. British Journal of Occupational Therapy. Brighton, 29 June 2011 - 1 July 2011. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Read J () A remote home visit? : Exploring the possibilities for therapists. AAATE, 11 September 2017 - 15 June 2017. RIS download Bibtex download

Reports

  • Read J, Ariss S, Nasr N, Franklin M, Dawson J, Scott E, Field R, Lowrie K, Simmonds R & Cook L (2018) Sheffield City Region Test Bed, ‘Perfect Patient Pathway’ Final Evaluation Report View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Read J, Ariss S, Ford K, Thompson J, Cooke J & Smith C (2012) Yorkshire Humber HIEC Evaluation report RIS download Bibtex download
  • Read J, Ariss S, Cooke J, Smith C & Nancarrow S (2011) NIHR CLAHRC for South Yorkshire Internal Evaluation report RIS download Bibtex download

Posters

  • Read J, Christie D, Ridout A, Bodell S, Taylor C & Levins K (2018) Planning Occupational Therapy conferences – working on collaboration with a member organisation. World Federation of Occupational Therapists congress. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Read J, Cudd P & Bangar S (2016) Our sight: improving detection and support for older people with sight loss - a preliminary study. UK vision conference. 2016 June 14th : London, UK. RIS download Bibtex download

Presentations

  • Read J, Ariss S, Cooke J & Smith C Understanding an organizational model for collaborative research and implementation. Ashford, UK. RIS download Bibtex download
Teaching interests
  • I lead the Masters in Clinical Research which aims to equip graduates with the knowledge and skills to pursue careers in clinical and health related research and service improvement within healthcare, clinical, academic or commercial settings. clinical and health related research and service improvement.
  • I supervise MPH and the MClinRes dissertation students and provide and personal tutor support for students on these programmes.
  • I support undergraduate teaching and research placements for the University of Sheffield Medical School
  • I support PGR teaching within the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health, facilitating student groups within the Research Ethics and Integrity module.
  • I am a specialist visiting lecturer for the Sheffield Hallam University undergraduate Occupational Therapy programme.
  • I provide informal mentorship for Occupational Therapists to develop their research profile and activity, including clinical research fellowship applications.
Professional activities
  • I am a founding member of the Sheffield Occupational Therapy Clinical Academics (CABOT) group. Member of the Collaboration for Research Neurological Network (CoRN) and an active member of the British Association of Occupational Therapists.
  • I peer review for many journals and organisations including the NIHR, Royal College of Occupational Therapy and the Stroke Association.