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Our teams

Our Director Professor Alison Richardson is Clinical Professor of Cancer Nursing and End of Life Care at the University of Southampton and University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.

Ageing & Dementia - Professor Helen Roberts

Ageing & Dementia - Professor Helen Roberts

Healthy Communities - Professor Julie Parkes

Healthy Communities - Professor Julie Parkes

Long Term Conditions - Professor Mari-Carmen Portillo

Long Term Conditions - Professor Mari-Carmen Portillo

Workforce & Health Systems - Professor Peter Griffiths

Workforce & Health Systems - Professor Peter Griffiths

The NIHR ARC Wessex Board steers us through our five year programme of applied health research. Our approach is to work in close partnership with our member organisations, ensuring representation across Wessex.

Central team

ARC Wessex is coordinated by a central team bringing together researchers from 26 member organisations from across the region.

Chief Operating Officer - Richard Trowbridge

Senior Programme Manager - Kate Rodger

Programme Manager - Nick Sandison

Communications and Partnership Manager - Jamie Stevenson

Lead for Implementation - Dr David Kryl - Academic Health Science Network Wessex 

Senior research and implementation fellow - Dr Michelle Myall

Health Scientist - Dr Melinda Taylor

Academic Career Development Lead - Professor Catherine Bowen - University of Southampton

Associate Lead: Dr Kinda Ibrahim

Lead for Patient and Public Involvement - Dr Caroline Barker - University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust. (Meet the PPI team)

Senior Statistician - Dr David Culliford

Contact the central team via arcwessex@soton.ac.uk 

Richard Trowbridge

Richard Trowbridge

Kate Rodger

Kate Rodger

Jamie Stevenson

Jamie Stevenson

Dr David Kryl

Dr David Kryl

Dr Michelle Myall

Dr Michelle Myall

Professor Catherine Bowen

Professor Catherine Bowen

Dr Kinda Ibrahim

Dr Kinda Ibrahim

Dr Caroline Barker

Dr Caroline Barker