Kate Boddy

Kate Boddy

Associate Research Fellow

My work as part of the Patient and Public Involvement Team within PenCLAHRC entails involving people in research so that the people who are meant to benefit from research have a say in shaping it. I have a background in...

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Dr Obioha Ukoumunne

Dr Obioha Ukoumunne

Senior Lecturer in Medical Statistics

I provide statistical support for PenCLAHRC research. My main area of expertise is the design and analysis of cluster randomised trials. I am trial statistician on the UK NIHR funded cluster randomised trial of the effectiveness of the Incredible Years...

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Dr Vashti Berry

Dr Vashti Berry

Senior Research Fellow

I joined PenCLAHRC in March 2014 as a quantitative Senior Research Fellow. My research interests are children’s mental health and the interventions and services developed to respond to or prevent health and developmental difficulties. To date, I have led randomised...

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What is PenCLAHRC?

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) for the South West Peninsula - or PenCLAHRC - undertakes high-quality applied health research focused on the needs of patients and support the translation of research evidence into practice in the NHS.

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Link between vitamin D and dementia risk confirmed

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Problem drinking in midlife doubles the chance of memory problems...

A recently published study indicates that middle-aged adults with a history of problem drinking are more than twice as likely to suffer from severe memory impairment in later life.