Research Study Manger
Tel: 01223 761590
With an undergraduate in Psychology, Fiona joined the University of Cambridge PCU (formally GPPCRU) as Research Assistant in 2002. Here she worked across the diabetes prevention trials portfolio (Addition, Addition Plus, Proactive, Get Moving) and stroke prevention trial (RApidTIA). After successfully completing her MSc in Clinical Trials from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, in 2011 she moved on to her role as a Study Coordinator at the MRC Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, managing a number of RCTs, Qualitative research and Observational studies.
Having gained considerable experience of health research and trial management, Fiona returns to the department as Research Study Manager for CCHSR-IRI – maintaining oversight and supporting delivery of the growing portfolio of studies.
Research methodology, Patient and Public Involvement in research, RCTs, Epidemiology, Behaviour Interventions for prevention of obesity, type 2 diabetes and related metabolic disorders.
Lakshman R, Whittle F, Hardeman W, Suhrcke M, Wilson E, Griffin S, Ong KK. Effectiveness of a behavioural intervention to prevent excessive weight gain during infancy (The Baby Milk Trial): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials. 2015 Oct 6;16:442. doi: 10.1186/s13063-015-0941-5.
Duncan Edwards, Kate Fletcher, Rachel Deller, Richard McManus, Daniel Lasserson, Matthew Giles, Don Sims, John Norrie, Graham McGuire, Simon Cohn, Fiona Whittle, Vicky Hobbs, Christopher Weir, Jonathan Mant: RApid Primary care Initiation of Drug treatment for Transient Ischaemic Attack (RAPID-TIA): study protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial. Trials 07/2013; 14(1):194.
Simon J Griffin, Rebecca K Simmons, Kate M Williams, A Toby Prevost, Wendy Hardeman, Julie Grant, Fiona Whittle, Sue Boase, Imogen Hobbis, Soren Brage, Kate Westgate, Tom Fanshawe, Stephen Sutton, Nicholas J Wareham, Ann Louise Kinmonth: Protocol for the ADDITION-Plus study: a randomised controlled trial of an individually-tailored behaviour change intervention among people with recently diagnosed type 2 diabetes under intensive UK general practice care. BMC Public Health 04/2011; 11:211.