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

Dr Helen Rostill

Director of Innovation, Development and Therapies

01372 216 097

Dr 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 Brian Parsons

Consultant Psychiatrist, Clinical Delivery - Older people services

01932 722 467

Dr Karen Dodd

 

Co-Director of people with Learning Disabilities (currently on sabbatical)

 

Simon Whitfield

Chief Pharmacist

 

Olga Balazikova

R&D Manager

01932 723 310

Sally Gosling

Research Nurse

01932 722 247

Mariana Gavrila

Research Nurse

01932 722 247

Jane Gregg

Senior Clinical Research Coordinator

01932 722 247

Jessica True

Senior Clinical Research Coordinator

01932 722 247

Elisabetta Maragnoli

R&D Administrator

01932 722 247

Alicja Baniukiewicz

Research Facilitator

01932 722 704

Ahsley Chapman

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

01932 722 247

Khushprit Singh

Assistant Clinicial Research Coordinator

01932 722 247

Alice Golding

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

01932 722 247

Eryna Tarant

Research Assistant for Mindfulness

01932 722 247

Ben Houghton

Research Assistant for SPADE study

 

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