Jurgen Grotz

Senior Research Fellow (Director of IVR) · University of East Anglia

He is Director of the Institute for Volunteering Research. He is a social scientist and examines the significant benefits of volunteering.

Community Cohesion Benefits of Volunteering Volunteering Sinology Civic Participation

Professor Claire Surr

Professor of Dementia Studies and Director of the Centre for Dementia Research · Leeds Beckett University

Her research addresses care and support for people living with dementia and those who care for them.

General Hospitals Social Care Patient Support Carers Dementia

Tony Young

Director of Medical Innovation · Anglia Ruskin University

As Clinical Lead, Tony provides clinical leadership and support in delivering improved health outcomes in England.

Physiology Urology Medicine Social Care Medical Innovation

Dr Lucy Selman

Senior Research Fellow · University of Bristol

Exploring complex clinical interventions, and palliative and end of life care and bereavement.

Qualitative and Mixed Methods End of Life Care Palliative Care Grief and Bereavement Intervention Development and Evaluation

Vickie Cammack

Social Innovator and Care Activist · A Good Life Consulting

Vickie Cammack is the Founder of Tyze Personal Networks that helps people to care as a network

Social Innovation Social Entrepreneurship Public Speaking Community Development Caregiving

Justin O'Grady

Honorary Professor · University of East Anglia

His research is into the rapid detection of infections, particularly respiratory infections such as Tuberculosis and Pneumonia.

Detection of Pneumonia Respiratory Infections Microbiology Medical Microbiology Detection of Tuberculosis

Simon Hammond

Lecturer in Education · University of East Anglia

His main work focuses on young people's use of digital technologies.

Digital Resilience Social Psychology Mental Health Use of Technology Psychology

Alex de Ruyter

Professor and Director, Centre for Brexit Studies · Birmingham City University

Alex de Ruyter's main research interests are in labour markets, globalisation, Brexit and economic development

Exonomic Development Labour Markets Brexit Globalisation

Dr Alexis Paton

Lecturer, Social Epidemiology and the Sociology of Health · Aston University

Alexis Paton's research focuses on how sociology and medical ethics can improve healthcare services.

Health Inequalities Health Improvement Sociology of Health Bioethics Medical Ethics

Corinne Kyriacou

Associate Professor of Health Professions · Hofstra University

Dr. Kyriacou studies public health challenges for the chronically ill. She was the Master of Public Health Program's founding director.

Health Care System Organization, Financing, Delivery and Reform Health and Aging Policy Public Health Leadership Planning, Implementation and Evaluation of Community Health Programs Integrated Care

Peter Lloyd-Sherlock

Professor of Social Policy and International Development · University of East Anglia

His research explores the lives of older people in developing countries – especially with regard to health, wellbeing and social protection.

Elderly Population Health and Wellbeing COVID-19 Ageing Social Protection

Lawrence Palinkas

Albert G. and Frances Lomas Feldman Endowed Professorship in Social Policy and Health · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Palinkas is an expert in the areas of preventive medicine, cross-cultural medicine and health services research

Implementation Science Disaster Mental Health Systems Preventive Medicine Medical Anthropology Global Health

Richard Tunney

Professor and Head of Psychology · Aston University

Richard Tunney's research is on judgement and decision-making. He also researches behavioural addiction including gambling.

Decision-Making Gambling Judgement and decision-making Surrogate Decision-Making Impulsivity

Kristy Sanderson

Professor of Applied Health Research · University of East Anglia

Her research explores how to improve the wellbeing and working lives of health and social care staff.

Emergency Responder Health and Wellbeing Fatigue Risk Management Workplace Wellbeing Mindfulness Mental Health

Professor Fiona Cowdell

Professor of Nursing and Health Research · Birmingham City University

Fiona’s research focuses on skin health with particular reference to knowledge mobilisation, health behaviour change and humanisation.

Frailty and Older People Skin Health Health Behaviour Change

Donna Thomson

Author, Caregiving Activist · McMaster University

Author and Leader in family caregiving - disability and aging Instructor, McMaster University Vice-Chair, Kids Brain Health Network

Health Care Navigation Family Caregiving Resilience Strategic Advocacy Teaching, Coaching

Dr Ian Maidment

Reader, Pharmacy · Aston University

Dr Ian Maidment is an experienced researcher, manager and clinician with a broad research background.

Community Pharmacy Dementia Pharmacology Mental Health Medication Management for Older People

Professor Paul Gately

Carnegie Professor of Exercise and Obesity and Co-Director of the Applied Centre for Obesity Research · Leeds Beckett University

His main research interest is in childhood obesity - and the treatment strategies for obesity across all age ranges.

Eating Disorders Exercise Treatment of Obesity Childhood Obesity Weight Loss

Sarah Hooper

Executive Director of UCSF / UC Hastings Consortium and Adjunct Professor · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: hoopers@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4831 / Office 377-200

Health Equity Health Law Comprehensive and Coordinated Care Health and Access to Civil Justice Elder Financial Abuse

Dr Oliver Robinson

Associate Professor in Psychology · University of Greenwich

His research focuses on the relation between life transitions, crises and changes in personality and mental health.

Well-Being Transitions Mid Life Crisis Life Change Later-life Crisis