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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.

LKD: Adventures in Knowledge Mobilisation blog

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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)

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

End of Life Advance Care Planning Study (ELAPS)

Health Care Quality for an Active Later Life

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

Volunteering for Health

Antipsychotic prescribing in people with dementia resident in care homes

Dissemination and implementation in dementia care

Physical Activity in Older Adults

Effective mechanisms for social prescribing

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

ExPERT - Exeter Policing, Evidence and Research Translation

Vitamin D and Cognitive Health: the DCog Project

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

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

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

May
03

PPI Advice Clinic

Plymouth, ITTC Building (PL6 8BX)

Whatever your query, from finding out more about Patient and Public Involvement to creating a PPI...
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May
09

Searching and Review Clinic

The University of Exeter, St Luke's campus, South Cloisters (Room 2.35)

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

News

Dr Nick Axford appointed as Associate Professor

21 April 2017

Dr Nick Axford joins PenCLAHRC this week as Associate Professor in Health Services and will...
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Want to stay mentally healthy in older age? Stimulate your brain in early life

20 April 2017

Stimulating the brain by taking on leadership roles at work or staying on in education...
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Job Opportunity - Trial Manager

10 April 2017

The University of Exeter Medical School is seeking a Trial Manager to take a lead...
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News

Research Projects

Comprehensive Mouth Care and Post-operative Pneumonia (CUPPA)

Theme: Evidence for Policy and Practice

A pilot study to see if comprehensive mouth-care reduces the incidence of post-operative pneumonia in...
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Changing Agendas on Sleep, Treatment and Learning in Epilepsy - A long term condition of children (CASTLE)

Theme: Evidence for Policy and Practice

PenCRU and the Evidence Synthesis Team are working with families, charities and health professionals specialising...
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Research Projects