collaborations

collaborations

Who we are

Our cancer inequalities research experts

TRANSFORM brings together expertise in research and clinical practice, so we can address the key gaps in knowledge that are essential to tackling cancer inequalities in Yorkshire.
This project brings together researchers from TRANSFORM and the Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre, the Academy of Primary Care and the Cancer Research Group.


TRANSFORM Leadership Team

TRANSFORM team
TRANSFORM researchers
 NameRole Key areas of research
Dr Olufikayo Bamidele Research Associate (Evidence Synthesis) Reducing inequalities in cancer experiences and outcomes using systematic literature reviews and evidence synthesis.
Alex Bullock Clinical Research Fellow (Nutrition)

Identification of malnutrition, cachexia and sarcopenia in older cancer patients.

Dr Joanne Cairns Career Development Research Fellow  
Dr Hong Chen Research Fellow (Qualitative Research)

Urgent and emergency cancer care: health service research drawing on Systems Thinking theory and method.

Dr Cindy Forbes Career Development Research Fellow

The role of physical activity and sedentary behaviour on quality of life among cancer survivors, and the utility of technology in assisting lifestyle behaviour change to influence quality of life and other health outcomes.

Sarah Greenley Research Fellow (Information Specialist)

Information retrieval for systematic reviews, computer interpretable guidelines, clinical decision support systems.

Dr Charlotte Kelly Career Development Research Fellow Exploring the issues related to a cancer patient’s journey to healthcare facilities on their journey through the healthcare system (from diagnosis to end of life).
Dr Gordon McKenzie Clinical Research Fellow (Geriatric Oncology)

Developing and validating a cross-platform, patient-centered digital CGA for clinical decision making and optimisation of older head and neck cancer patients.

Michael Patterson Clinical Research Fellow (Nutrition)  
Dr Lukas Pitel Research Fellow (Cancer Statistics)  
Helen Roberts Patient and Public Involvement Co-ordinator  
Dr Flavia Swan Research Fellow (Rehabilitation) Palliative care research interest: non-pharmacological interventions for the management of chronic breathlessness.
Peter Wells TRANSFORM Administrator  
Alex Wray Clinical Research Fellow (Cancer Nursing) Developing interventions to support children in families where a parent has had a terminal illness

 

Steering group