Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research

Former Students

Our former students remain very much part of our community: many have gone on to work within the Centre with postgraduate positions

Find out about their projects, and what they have gone on to do next, in their profile pages.

Salina Ahmed

Project: Considering the role of culture on asthma self-management behaviour: using the Bangladeshi and Pakistani exemplar populations

Rami Alyami

Project: TRial to Assess Implementation of New research in a primary care Setting (TRAINS): a pragmatic cluster randomised controlled trial of an educational intervention to promote asthma prescription uptake in General Practitioner practices

Mohammad Al Sallakh

Project: Creating and utilising a Wales Asthma Observatory to support health policy, health service planning and clinical research

Christina-Jane Crossman-Barnes

Project: Economic evaluation of a primary care at-risk asthma register

Mohammad Romel Bhuia

Project: Prevalence and Disease Burden of Asthma: Global, Regional and National Estimates and Projections

Luke Daines

Project: Deriving and validating a clinical prediction rule for the diagnosis of asthma

Stephanie Easton

Project: A Theory-, Evidence- and Person-Based Approach to Developing a Digital Intervention for Adolescents with Asthma

Karim el Ferkh

Project: Burden of asthma co-morbidity in the UK: secondary analyses of national databases from England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales

Reeta Herzallah

Project: Improving Paediatric Asthma Outcomes by providing rapid access support through a Paediatric Asthma Hub IMpACT study

Hayley Holt

Project: Longitudinal population-based observational study of coronavirus disease in the UK population

Elsie Horne

Project: Identifying asthma subtypes from electronic health records using machine learning

Io Chi-Yan Hui

Project: App for asthma (A4A): Developing, refining and piloting an integrated IT application to support asthma self-management

Tracy Jackson

Project: The impact of incentives on implementation of asthma self-management: a mixed methods assessment

Caroline Katzer

Project: Development and pilot-testing of a theory-based intervention to improve adherence in adults with asthma

Emma Jane Kinley

Project: Delivery of Support Self-Management in Asthma reviews: A Mixed Methods Observational Study Nested in the IMP²ART Programme of work

Lee Koh

Project: Monitoring air pollution exposure and its impact on asthma management in children – a feasibility study.

Bohee Lee

Project: Responsiveness to oral corticosteroids in recurrent wheeze of early childhood

Grace Lewis

Project: Facilitating indoor asthma trigger avoidance for children and young people: Development of a conceptual framework for a complex intervention.

Shauna McKibben

Project: Feasibility and impact of implementing electronic flagging alerts of bronchodilator overuse in primary care

Ann McMurray

Project: Parent and patient perspectives of fatal and near fatal asthma, a qualitative study

Marissa Ayano Mes

Project: Pharmacists as the delivery channel for adherence support in asthma

Christina Pearce

Project: Adherence in Children with problematic Severe Asthma

Adam Peel

Project: The utility of biomarkers in the management of acute asthma: a feasibility study

Imogen Skene

Project: Improving asthma control in adults attending Emergency Departments with asthma attacks by understanding health beliefs and behaviours on asthma control and attitudes to switching Maintenance and Reliever Therapy (MART) inhaler – a mixed-methods study

Christos Stefanidis

Project: Vitamin D in the treatment of asthma: a Cochrane review and feasibility studies for trials of vitamin D supplementation in children

Holly Tibble

Project: Medication non-adherence in asthma: data-driven approaches to understanding patient behaviour

Kevin Tsang

Project: Application of data-driven technologies for asthma self-management

Leanne Tyson

Project: Development and Feasibility Testing of a Scalable Behavioural Change Intervention to Promote Physical Activity Among Sedentary Adults with Moderate/Severe Asthma

Eleftheria Vasileiou

Project: Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness in Asthma

Charles Winn

Project: Influence of high-intensity interval training in adolescents with asthma: The x4a trial: eXercise for Asthma