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Staff Profile

Dr Iain Lang

Senior Lecturer in Public Health and Lead for Communications

Kath Maguire

I am a Consultant in Public Health with Devon County Council and a Senior Lecturer in Public Health with PenCLAHRC. My research interests relate to older people's health, particularly frailty and dementia, and to implementation.

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Contact by phone
01392 726087 or 07970799249

Employed by
Devon County Council

Areas of expertise
Public Health

Projects

The Patient Safety Collaborative Evaluation Study (PiSCES)

End of Life Advance Care Planning Study (ELAPS)

Health Care Quality for an Active Later Life

Vitamin D and Cognitive Health: the DCog Project

Volunteering for Health

Physical Activity in Older Adults

Effective mechanisms for social prescribing

Dissemination and implementation in dementia care

PenCHORD: Evaluation of the PenCHORD Health Service Modelling Associates programme (EmMA)

Antipsychotic prescribing in people with dementia resident in care homes

The Care Home Implementation and Knowledge Mobilisation Project (CHIK-P)

PenCHORD - DECODE: Modelling the impact of a dementia triage system on Exeter memory clinic waiting times

SW AHSN/PenCLAHRC Project - Analysing implementation in Acute Stroke and Patient Initiated Clinics (ASPIC)

ExPERT - Exeter Policing, Evidence and Research Translation

PenCHORD- Evaluation of the PenCHORD Health Service Modelling Associates programme (EmMA)

Publications

Variation in childhood and adolescent obesity prevalence defined by international and country-specific criteria in England and the United States

Common health predictors of early retirement: findings from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing

Baby boomers nearing retirement: the healthiest generation?

The case for addressing explosive weapons: Conflict, violence and health

Vitamin D and risk of cognitive decline in elderly persons

Depression among older adults in the United States and England

Vitamin D and cognitive impairment in the elderly US population

Income and the midlife peak in common mental disorder prevalence

Vitamin D, cognitive dysfunction and dementia in older adults

Vitamin D and cognitive function

Cost-effectiveness of oromucosal cannabis-based medicine (Sativex) for spasticity in multiple sclerosis

Association of Bisphenol A With Diabetes and Other Abnormalities

Improving later life. Understanding the oldest old

The Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice (3rd edition)

The influence of problematic child-teacher relationships on future psychiatric disorder in a population survey with three year follow up

Vitamin D and the risk of dementia and Alzheimer disease

Interventions to reduce inappropriate prescribing of antipsychotic medications in people with dementia resident in care homes: a systematic review

Economic inequalities in burden of illness, diagnosis and treatment of five long-term conditions in England: panel study

Association of Urinary Bisphenol A Concentration With Medical Disorders and Laboratory Abnormalities in Adults

Knowledge, knowledge mobilisation and the third sector

History of alcohol use disorders and risk of severe cognitive impairment: A nineteen-year prospective cohort study

Serum Leptin and Risk of Cognitive Decline in Elderly Italians

Editorial: Avoiding Depression, Dementia and Frailty: Do You Feel Lucky?

Initiating discussion in end of life care: clinician's perspectives

“Thinking you’re old and frail”: A qualitative study of a frailty in older adults

Physiotherapeutic interventions for people with dementia and hip fracture - a scoping review of the literature

Adherence to Mediterranean diet, cognitive function and dementia: a systematic review

Frailty, wealth and subjective well-being in later life

Relationship between perceptions of ageing and frailty in English older adults

The experiences of physiotherapists treating people with dementia who fracture their hip

Older adults’ perceptions of ageing and their health and functioning: a systematic review of observational studies

Variation in ambulance call rates for care homes in Torbay, UK

Dissemination and implementation research in dementia care: a systematic scoping review and evidence map

Making Sense of Evidence: Using Research Training to Promote Organisational Change

Coronary artery bypass graft surgery and dementia risk in the Cardiovascular Health Study

What approaches to social prescribing work, for whom, and in what circumstances? A protocol for a realist review

Vitamin D and memory decline: two population-based prospective studies

Upcoming Events

Sep
11

Searching and Review Clinic

Room 2.17, South Cloisters, St Lukes Campus, University of Exeter

These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC Evidence Synthesis Team to manage and respond...
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Sep
27

Searching and Review Clinic

ITTC Building, Plymouth

These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC Evidence Synthesis Team to manage and respond...
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Calendar

News

Job opportunity - PenCLAHRC Research Fellow

02 August 2018

The University of Plymouth Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry are looking to recruit a Research Fellow within...
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Professor Ken Stein appointed Director of the NIHR Systematic Reviews Programme

22 July 2018

PenCLAHRC’s Deputy Director, Professor Ken Stein, has been appointed as Programme Director for the NIHR Systematic Reviews (SR)...
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Celebrating positives in the classroom may improve child behaviour and mental health

18 July 2018

Training teachers to focus their attention on positive conduct, and to avoid jumping to correct...
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News

Research Projects

Improving Continence

Theme: Evidence for Policy and Practice

What is the available evidence for interventions relating to improving continence for children and young...
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UNTEST

Theme: Diagnostics & Stratified Medicine

How can we help GPs make better use of thyroid function tests?
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Research Projects