We have an award winning research and development team that promotes and supports health research activities within our Trust. The research we do includes:

  • NHS-badged studies, known as national portfolio studies
  • Trust-sponsored research projects
  • Studies carried out in collaboration with partners such as higher educational institutions and industry
  • Student research projects.

Meet the team

Name Title Telephone

Prof Helen Rostill

Director of Innovation, Development and Therapies

01372 216 097

Prof Ramin Nilforooshan

Associate Medical Director for R&D, Consultant Psychiatrist

01932 722 444

Dr Ward Lawrence

Consultant Psychiatrist, Clinical Delivery - Working Age Adults

 

Dr Christos Kouimtsidis

Consultant Psychiatrist, Clinicial Delivery - Substance Misuse services

 

Dr Karen Dodd

Associate Director of Therapies for People with a Learning Disability 

 

Dr Rejin Dayanandan

Consultant Psychiatrist, Clinical Delivery- Older Adults

 

Dr Laura Vivarelli

Consultant Psychiatrist, Clinical Delivery- Working Age Adults

 

Dr Josie Jenkinson

Consultant Older Age Psychiatrist, Deputy Associate Medical Director for R&D

 

Simon Whitfield

Director for Quality Improvement and Medicines Optimisation

 

Olga Balazikova

R&D Manager

01932 723 310

Jane Gregg

Deputy R&D Manager

01932 722 247

Jessica True

Deputy R&D Manager

01932 722 247

George Shaya

Research Nurse

01932 722 247

Samantha Ratcliffe

Senior Clinical Research Coordinator

01932 722 247

Lauren Davies

Senior Clinical Research Coordinator

01932 722 247

Ann Loughnane

Senior Clinical Research Coordinator

01932 722 247

01932 722 247

Sai-Bo Cheung

Clinical Research Coordinator

01932 722 247

Hannah Perry

Clinical Research Coordinator

01932 722 247

Elisabetta Maragnoli

Research Facilitator

01932 722 704

Eliott Shillinglaw

Research Administrator

01932 723 955

Luke Mallon

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator/ Monitoring Associate Practitioner

01932 723 330

Chelsea Mukonda

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator/ Monitoring Associate Practitioner 

01932 723 330

Jessica Hine

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator/ Monitoring Associate Practitioner

01932 723 330

Many Trust staff participate in our research, from Board level through to corporate and front-line clinical services, and we also involve people who use our services, their families, carers and the wider public.

Our partners