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Research Design Service London
West London team at ICL
Professor Deborah AshbyJoint Lead

Dr Victoria Cornelius, Joint Lead 

Professor Azeem Majeed, Joint Lead
Azeem is Professor of Primary Care and Head of the Department of Primary Care & Social Medicine at Imperial College London. He qualified at the University of Wales College of Medicine in Cardiff, Wales. He is accredited in both General Practice and Public Health Medicine and began his academic career at St. George's Hospital Medical School as Lecturer in Epidemiology & Public Health Medicine, and then as a Senior Lecturer in Primary Care. He then moved to a Senior Lecturer post at University College London, where he had a joint appointment between the School of Public Policy and the Department of Primary Care & Population Sciences. He was promoted to Professor by University College London in 2002. He took up the post of Professor of Primary Care and Head of the Department of Primary Care & Social Medicine at Imperial College London in 2004. Azeem is also Co-Director of the NW London Comprehensive Local Research Network and Associate Director (Primary Care) of the Diabetes Research Network. 

Elizabeth Cecil, Research Advisor
Lizzie has an MSc in Statistics from LSHTM and is currently writing up her PhD at Imperial College. Her PhD thesis investigates the determinants of unplanned hospital admission in children. This work has involved the use of the large datasets: Hospital Statistics Inpatient and A&E data as well as Clinical Practice Research Datalink. She has been involved in many separate projects at Imperial and given extensive advice on study design and statistical methodology.
Kimberley Foley, Research Advisor and Administrator
Kim has a MSc in Epidemiology and is currently writing up her PhD. Her training is in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, including both quantitative and qualitative methods. Kim is the current administrator for the West London RDS team, and also joined RDS London as a Research Advisor in 2014.
Dr John Tayu Lee, Health Economics Consultant
John Tayu Lee is a Health Economics consultant at Research Design Service, Imperial College London. He has a MSc in Economics from University of Edinburgh, and a PhD in Health Economics from Centre for Health Economics, University of York. He has published studies on a variety of health policy issues, including health care finance, economics of prevention, insurance design and payment for physician, health inequalities, and economics of general practice.
Dr Roger Newson, Research Advisor

Dr Laura Vanderbloemen, Research Advisor

Hilary Watt, Consultant Statistician
Hilary Watt CStat MSc MA is currently the statistician on the NIHR Health Start Happy Start randomised trial of a behavioural intervention, with PI Dr Paul Ramchandani, and also on the NIHR randomised trial of a drug intervention aiming to give symptomatic relief in Alzheimer's disease with PI Dr Paresh Malhotra. She is co-ordinating and lecturing on a Statistics course to students who are taking the Masters in Public Health/ MSc in Epidemiology. She has very many years of experience in Epidemiology and clinical trials.
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