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Staff Profile

Dr Ilianna Lourida

Associate Research Fellow

Kath Maguire

I joined PenCLAHRC in September 2015 to work within the Evidence Synthesis Team. The main purpose of my post is to lead a systematic review relating to the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based practices in dementia care.  By the end of this review which is supported by the Alzheimer’s Society, we will hopefully know more about effective strategies to disseminate and implement practices to improve dementia care, and the associated barriers and facilitators.

Prior to my role as an Associate Research Fellow, I completed a PenCLAHRC-funded PhD investigating the role of lifestyle factors and metabolic dysfunction in late onset dementia. During my studies I was involved in a number of systematic reviews and prospective analyses of potentially modifiable dementia risk factors. Now I hope to use my enthusiasm and skills to contribute to dementia research by working on this project aiming to strengthen the link between academic research and service delivery.

Upcoming Events


Making Sense of Health Research...

Room 1.24 South Cloisters - University of Exeter - St Lukes Campus

An introduction to making sense of evidence Introduction to Making Sense of Evidence During this talk a...
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Frailty: Recent clinical advances and...

South Cloisters 3.06 (St Lukes Campus - University of Exeter)

PenCLAHRC/Complex Intervention Research Group Seminar Frailty: Recent clinical advances and next steps for research Friday 8th September...
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Stroke Association awards funding for stroke thrombectomy collaboration

16 August 2017

A study into a new and more effective treatment for acute stroke in England, carried...
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Job opportunity - Graduate Research Assistant

14 August 2017

We are looking to recruit a part-time Graduate Research Assistant to support the work of Dr Vicki...
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Volunteers required for Singing with Aphasia study

02 August 2017

A PenCLAHRC trial team are looking for volunteers to help study the benefits of singing...
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Research Projects

PenCHORD - Optimising plastic surgery clinic scheduling at Derriford Hospital

Theme: Diagnostics & Stratified Medicine

This project would seek to assess how changing the length of clinic slots and /...
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Public involvement in suicide prevention

Theme: Mental Health & Dementia

A research programme examining a public health intervention designed to help members of the public...
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Research Projects