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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)

ExPERT - Exeter Policing, Evidence and Research Translation

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

Antipsychotic prescribing in people with dementia resident in care homes

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

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

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

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

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

Feb
27

'Creating Engaging Oral Communications'

Exeter South Cloisters 3.06, Plymouth JBB MR8, Truro KSpa F1.

This seminar aims to explore how to create engaging oral presentations. Jointly delivered by Michelle Ryan from the...
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Mar
06

PPI Advice Clinic

The University of Exeter, St Luke's campus, South Cloisters

Patient and Public Involvement Clinic What? These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC PPI Team manage and respond...
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Calendar

News

Partner In Focus - South West Academic Health Science Network

17 January 2018

As a partnership of NHS Trusts across Devon, Cornwall and Somerset, plus the Universities of...
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Members of PenCHORD team makes switch to Open Source working

15 December 2017

Members of PenCLAHRC's operational research team, PenCHORD, have been working towards transferring their work to Free Open Source Software (FOSS). Dr...
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Using Implementation Science to drive health care change: The ASPIC project

14 December 2017

Understanding how to put effective health care into practice is an important part of the...
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News

Research Projects

What are the effects of 'robopets' on the health and wellbeing of residents in care homes? A systematic review of qualitative and quantitative evidence

Theme: Mental Health & Dementia

A systematic review that aims to create a state-of-knowledge synthesis on the impact of robopet-human...
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Supporting older people to manage their medicines: a scoping review of medicine self-management tools

Theme: Person-Centred Care

A scoping review that aims to identify what tools or resources are available for older...
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Research Projects