<!—->Professor Jon Emery – Co-Principal Investigator
MBBCh MA MRCGP FRACGP DPhil
|Core Study Team|
|Dr Fiona Walter – Principal Investigator
MA, MSc, MD, FRCGP
|Linda Birt – Study Co-ordinator|
|Mrs Nicola Grehan – Nurse Researcher|
|Kathy Restarick – Nurse Researcher|
|Dr Peter Rose – GP and Lecturer, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford
Peter graduated from Queens’ College, Cambridge and St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical School and has been a GP Principal in Benson, Oxfordshire since 1982.
He is a member of the NCRI primary care clinical studies development group and a member of the National Cancer Survivors Initiative workstream for Research. He is co-author of Practical Genetics for Primary Care (winner of the BMA book award for primary care) and winner of the RCGP Research Paper of the Year in 2006.
|Professor Stephen Sutton
BA, MSc, PhD, MSc, C Psychol
Dr Toby Prevost – Reader in Medical Statistics
BSc MSc PhD
Toby Prevost is a Visiting Senior Research Fellow in the Department and a Reader in Medical Statistics at King’s College London. His methodological research interests include the design of cluster randomised trials, and meta-analysis methods for planning and evaluating complex interventions targeting lifestyle behaviours. Toby has provided senior statistical input to other cancer studies led by Fiona Walter and Jon Emery: the Graids trial, a meta-analysis of genetic counselling, and the on-going MoleMate trial.
|Dr Helen Morris – Senior Research Associate
|Sarah Downing – Registered Genetic Counsellor & Genetic Education Facilitator of the East of England, MSt, RCM,RGN Cambridge University HospitalsOriginally from a nursing/midwifery background Sarah worked as a research nurse and, after gaining a masters degree, became a genetic counsellor. Since 2002 she has worked in the Department of Clinical Genetics in Cambridge. Sarah has developed a special interest in cancer genetics and education, particularly in primary care, and is the Principal Genetic Counsellor in East Anglia for Cancer Genetics. In addition to her clinical role, she works with the National Genetics Education Group based in Birmingham as a Genetics Education Facilitator. Sarah acts in both an advisory and training capacity, with a focus on collecting and assessment of family history, providing the research team with a direct link to clinical genetic services and referral guidelines|
|Gabrielle Reid – Graduate Research Officer, General Practice, School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care, The University of Western AustraliaGabrielle completed a Bachelor of Science in genetics and biochemistry at The University of Western Australia. With postgraduate qualifications in genetic counseling, she now works as a graduate research officer at UWA coordinating the Family History Study. Her research interests include genetics education in primary care and the application of the medical family history to support disease prevention.|
|Margaret Johnson – Lay Member