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Healthy Ageing research group: people

HARG brings together colleagues with research interests in health and social care for older adults, falls prevention, health literacy, musculoskeletal conditions, breast cancer and decision-making.

Some also have interests in service-user involvement areas such as patient education.

Researchers in the team have methodological expertise in:

  • trial design
  • mixed methods
  • longitudinal studies
  • outcome measurement
  • quality of life
  • surveys
  • case studies
  • qualitative research
  • participatory research
  • interfacing between quantitative and qualitative methods
  • user-led design for digital technologies.

Chris Todd

Professor of Primary Care and Community Health (Group lead) Director of NIHR Older People and Frailty Policy Research Unit Theme Lead NIHR ARC-GM


Chris' research profile

Emma Stanmore

Reader (Group deputy)


Emma's research profile

Alex Hall

Research Associate | Email: | Alex's research profile

Alison Littlewood

Research Associate | Email: | Alison's research profile

Amy Davies

Research Assistant | Email: | Amy's research profile

Anne-Marie Sowerbutts

Research Associate| Email: | Anne-Marie's research profile 

Asri Maharani

Research Associate | Email: | Asri's research profile

Dawn Dowding

Professor in Clinical Decision Making | Email: | Dawn's research profile

Debra Jones

Research Associate | Email: | Debra's research profile

Elisabeth Boulton

Research Fellow| Email: | Elisabeth's research profile

Fiona Cruickshank

Lecturer | Email: | Fiona's research profile

Helen Hawley-Hague

Research Fellow | Email: | Helen's research profile

Jane Brooks

Senior Lecturer | Email: | Jane Brooks' research profile

Jane Griffiths

Senior Lecturer | Email: | Jane Griffiths' research profile

Jane McDermott

Policy Research Unit Manager and Strategic Relationships | Email: | Jane McDermott's profile

Karen Spencer

Research Associate | Email: | Karen's research profile

Katharine Fisher

Research Associate | Email: | Katharine's research profile

Lisa Mcgarrigle

Research Fellow | Email: | Lisa's research profile

Michael Cook

Research Fellow | Email: | Michael's research profile

Neil Pendleton

Professor of Medical Gerontology | Email: | Neil's research profile

Penelope Stanford

Senior Lecturer | Email: | Penelope's research profile

Reena Lasrado

Research Associate | Email: | Reena's research profile

Saima Ahmed

Research Associate | Email: | Saima's research profile

Sarah Clinch

Lecturer in Computer Science | Email:

Shaun Seale-Finch


Sorrel Burden

Senior Clinical Lecturer | Email: | Sorrel's research profile

Postgraduate members

Claire Ford


Faiza Al Zadjali


Dominique Radcliffe


Jana Sremanakova


Katharine Fisher


Mohammad Zougar


Nada Almohaisen


Sasiporn Ounjaichon


Yang Yang


Yvonne Mckenzie