Staff details for current researchers involved in DEEP Study:

Dr Justin Durham

  • Chief Investigator DEEP Study
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  • Dental clinical academic with research expertise in chronic orofacial pain and quality of life measurement

Dr Matthew Breckons

  • Research Associate for DEEP Study. Primary contact for study participants who have queries
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  • Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 7585
  • Social scientist with research experience in chronic disease self-management

Dr Vera Araujo-Soares

  • Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology
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  • Health Psychologist with specific expertise in the self-management of chronic pain

Prof Catherine Exley

  • Professor of Qualitative Health Research
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  • Experienced medical sociologist with specific expertise in people's health and illness experiences

Prof Jimmy Steele CBE

  • Professor of Oral Health Services Research
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  • Oral health services researcher with expertise in oral health policy, services, and economics

Prof Luke Vale

  • Health Foundation Chair in Health Economics
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  • Health economist of international repute

Dr Cathy Price

  • Consultant in Pain Management
  • Specialist and researcher in pain management and medical innovations award for redesign of pain management services

Miss Kerry Stone

Mrs Susan Bissett

  • Research Dental Hygienist
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  • Research Dental Hygienist and Team Lead for the Dental Clinical Research Facility