Julie is a research fellow working on the PEOPLE-HULL study and the Cancer Studies-Yorkshire (CS-Y), funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research.
Julie Walabyeki is a research fellow, involved with the 'Primary care and community Engagement to Optimise time to Presentation with Lung cancEr symptoms in HULL' (PEOPLE-HULL) study and the Cancer Studies-Yorkshire (CS-Y)-Intervention study, both funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research (YCR). She is currently working on the PEOPLE-HULL study, 'Reducing Unplanned Hospital Admissions-Practitioner Study' (RUHAS-PS) and involved in conducting a systematic review 'Reducing Unplanned Hospital Admissions in people with cancer'. The recently completed studies are Symptoms Awareness Study (SASS): Understanding of cancer symptoms and healthcare interactions among smokers with Professor Una Macleod and the 'Age related aspects of help-seeking behaviour: a qualitative study exploring older people’s fatalistic attitudes towards ill health and dying (SASS 2). Her interest in research first developed after her medical training when she was involved in Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) and randomized clinical trials. Her interests then were mainly Infectious Diseases-HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis. Since then, she has developed further varied interests following her postgraduate training and these include early diagnosis of cancer, smoking and cancer, qualitative research, healthcare Management- particularly Leadership in healthcare.
Walabyeki J, Adamson J, Buckley HL, Sinclair H, Atkin K, Graham H, et al. (2017) Experience of, awareness of and help-seeking for potential cancer symptoms in smokers and non-smokers: A cross-sectional study. PLoS ONE 12(8): e0183647. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0183647