Our Researchers

As part of our world class ambitions, we are committed to supporting our staff to become the best researchers, enabling them to develop their careers and conduct research that will improve the lives of our patients. Read about of the research pathways some our Nurses, Midwives, Allied Healthcare Professionals (NMAHPs) and Clinicians have shared with us below.


Nurses, Midwives, Allied Healthcare Professionals (NMAHPs) Researchers

Abeesh Panicker - Cardiology Research Nurse

Adam Ryder - Radiographer/ Masters by Research Student

Angela Polanco - Midwife/ PhD student

Beverley Beynon-Cobb - Renal Dietician/ MRes Student

Claire Badger - Consultant Nurse Lead Pre-Operative Assessment Service

Debra Bick - Midwife/ Professor of Clinical Trials in Maternal Health

Deepa Muthu Krishnan - Macmillan Haematology Dietitian/Pre-Doctoral student

Elizabeth Bailey - Midwife/ Post-Doctoral Research Fellow/ NIHR 70@70 Research Leader

Emma Braybrook - Biomedical Scientist/ PhD Student

Gordon McGregor - Clinical Exercise Physiologist/ Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Helen Eftekhari - Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Jane Coad - Nurse/ Clinical Professor in Nursing

Jenny Abraham - Nurse/ Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Nicolas Aldridge - Lead Research Nurse/ NIHR 70@70 Research Leader

Rebecca Kearney - Physiotherapist/ Associate Professor

Rebecca McKeown - Physiotherapist/ PhD Student

Samantha Nightingale - Midwife/ Pre-Doctoral Bridging Programme Student

ZiHeng Liew - Physiotherapist/ Research Fellow


Medical Researchers

Alexia Farrugia - Clinical Fellow in Specialist Surgery

Andy Metcalfe - Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon /Associate Professor of Trauma and Orthopaedics

Ayman Bannaga - Research Fellow in GI and Liver Medicine

Faizel Osman - Professor Cardiologist

Martin Underwood - Professor

Petra Hanson - Academic and Clinical Fellow in Diabetes and Endocrinology

Ramesh Arasaradnam - Professor in Gastroenterology