PhD Candidates in MCRU

MCRU staff supervise PhDs in the fields of 'healthcare evaluation' and 'developing and evaluating interventions for long term conditions' . We work with colleagues in ScHARR to offer the best supervisory team for candidates. Current PhD candidates include:

Name of Candidate Duration Funder/Topic Supervisor
Latifah K Alenezi FT.  Start Dec 2013. Funded by government of State of Kuwait.  The use of CBT in the physiotherapy management of chronic pain. Lead supervisor:  Dr Liz Croot.  Co-supervisor: Dr Janet Harris.
Jo Coster PT. Start Jan 2012. Self Funded.  Safety and appropriateness of ‘See and treat’ in the ambulance service. Lead supervisor: Professor Jon Nicholl. Co-supervisor: Professor Alicia O'Cathain.
Paul Griffiths PT. Start Sep 2010. NHS Learning fund. Organisational culture, quality improvement, and efficiency savings in the NHS. Lead supervisor: Dr Rachel O'Hara. Co-supervisors: Dr. Janet Harris, Dr. Sarah Drabble.
Ian Sammy PT. Start March 2014. TARN Fellowship. Trauma in older people. Lead supervisor: Professor Fiona Lecky. Co-supervisor: Professor Alicia O'Cathain.
Fiona Sampson PT. Start Nov 2011. NIHR Fellowship. Managing pain in emergency departments. Lead supervisor: Professor Steve Goodacre. Co-supervisor: Professor Alicia O'Cathain.
Alexis Foster FT. Start Jan 2017. NIHR Doctoral Fellowship scheme. Identifying the facilitators and barriers to implementing the routine use of outcome measures in third sector wellbeing organisations Lead supervisor: Professor Alicia O'Cathain. Co-supervisors: Dr. Janet Harris, Dr. John Brazier.