Julie is a Research Assistant in the Cardiovascular Group in the Primary Care Unit. Julie is currently providing intervention fidelity research assistance on the Improving Primary Care After Stroke (IPCAS) study. She joined the Unit in 1999 as Research Support Officer to Professor Ann Louise Kinmonth, the first Cambridge Chair of General Practice. Julie became a Research Assistant in 2001 and was involved in recruitment/retention for the Cambridge University Diabetes Trials Portfolio. Julie graduated in 2004; her specific interest being Participation in clinical research: factors influencing recruitment of healthy participants for disease prevention studies.
Aquino MRJR, Mullis R, Kreit E, Johnson V, Grant J, Lim L, Sutton S, Mant J. Improving Primary Care After Stroke (IPCAS) randomised controlled trial: protocol for a multidimensional process evaluation. BMJ Open. 2020 Jul 8;10(7):e036879. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-036879. PMID: 32641334; PMCID: PMC7348649.
Lamb, M. J. E., Westgate, K., Brage, S., Ekelund, U., Long, G. H., Griffin, S. J., . . . ADDITION-Plus study team. (2016). Prospective associations between sedentary time, physical activity, fitness and cardiometabolic risk factors in people with type 2 diabetes.. Diabetologia, 59(1), 110-120. doi:10.1007/s00125-015-3756-8
Guo, V. Y., Brage, S., Ekelund, U., Griffin, S. J., Simmons, R. K., & ADDITION-Plus study team. (2016). Objectively measured sedentary time, physical activity and kidney function in people with recently diagnosed Type 2 diabetes: a prospective cohort analysis.. Diabet Med, 33(9), 1222-1229. doi:10.1111/dme.12886
Hardeman, W., Michie, S., Kinmonth, A. L., Sutton, S., & ProActive project team. (2011). Do increases in physical activity encourage positive beliefs about further change in the ProActive cohort?. Psychol Health, 26(7), 899-914. doi:10.1080/08870446.2010.512662
Griffin, S. J., Simmons, R. K., Williams, K. M., Prevost, A. T., Hardeman, W., Grant, J., . . . ADDITION-Plus study team. (2011). 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, 11, 211. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-211
Graffy, J., Grant, J., Williams, K., Cohn, S., Macbay, S., Griffin, S., & Kinmonth, A. L. (2010). More than measurement: practice team experiences of screening for type 2 diabetes.. Fam Pract, 27(4), 386-394. doi:10.1093/fampra/cmq022
Simmons, R. K., van Sluijs, E. M., Hardeman, W., Sutton, S., Griffin, S. J., & ProActive project team. (2010). Who will increase their physical activity? Predictors of change in objectively measured physical activity over 12 months in the ProActive cohort.. BMC Public Health, 10, 226. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-226
Griffin, S. J., Kinmonth, A. -L., Veltman, M. W. M., Gillard, S., Grant, J., & Stewart, M. (2004). Effect on health-related outcomes of interventions to alter the interaction between patients and practitioners: a systematic review of trials.. Ann Fam Med, 2(6), 595-608. doi:10.1370/afm.142