DiRECT Study Team

Principal Investigators / Study Coordinator / Research Associates / Co-investigators / External Trial Steering Committee Chair / Committee Members / RCB Team

The DiRECT Study Team

Principal Investigators

Professor Roy Taylor: MB ChB, BSc Hons, MRCP MD, FRCP, FRCPE

Professor of Medicine and Metabolism, University of Newcastle and Honorary Consultant Physician, Newcastle Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

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Professor Mike Lean: MA, MB, BChir, MD, FRCP (Edinburgh) FRCPS (Glasgow)

Chair of Human Nutrition, University of Glasgow and Consultant Physician, Glasgow Royal Infirmary

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Roy Taylor and Mike Lean

Study Coordinator

Dr Wilma Leslie: RGN, MSc, PhD,

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Research Associates

Scotland

Naomi Brosnahan BSc, RD

George Thom BSc, MSc, RD

Louise McCombie Bsc, P Grad Dip (Dietetics)

Dr Paul Welsh BSc (Hons) PhD

Tyneside

Carl Peters MB ChB

Alison Barnes BA, BSc, RD,

Angela Rodrigues BSc

Sviatlana Zhyzhneuskay MB BS


Co-investigators:

Prof Ian Ford: BSc Hons, PhD Director, Robertson Centre for Biostatistics

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Professor Naveed Sattar: MBChB, PhD, FRCPath, FRCP (Glas), FRSE Professor of Metabolic Medicine

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Dr Kieren Hollingsworth: BA (Hons), MEng (Hons), PhD Lecturer in Magnetic Resonance Physics

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Professor Ashley Adamson: BSc, PhD Professor of Public Health Nutrition and NIHR Research Professor

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Professor Falko Sniehotta: Dipl.-Psych PhD Professor of Behavioural Medicine and Health Phsychology

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Naomi Brosnahan: BSc, P Grad Dip (Dietetics) Research Associate (Dietitian) University of Glasgow (Affiliate)

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Hazel Ross: BSc, PG Diploma (Dietetics) Chief Executive Officer Counterweight Ltd

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Professor John Mathers: B.Sc., PG Diploma, Ph.D. Professor of Human Nutrition

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External Trial Steering Committee Chair

Professor Rory McCrimmon: Scottish Diabetes Research Network representative Professor of Experimental Diabetes and Metabolism

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Committee Members

Professor Mike Lean: Principal Investigator DiRECT

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Professor Roy Taylor: Principal Investigator DiRECT

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Professor John Norrie: Independent Statistician Trials Director, Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen

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Prof Ian Ford: Trials Specialist Director, Robertson Centre for Biostatistics

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Dr Paul Robb: Patient Representative nominated by Diabetes UK

paul.robb@fera.gsi.gov.uk

Dr Maureen Travers: Trial Sponsor Representative

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde


Robertson Centre for Biostatistics Team

Professor Ian Ford - Senior Research Fellow

Ms Sharon Kean - Director Information Systems

Dr Sarah Weeden - Clinical Trials Manager

Ms Sarah Cadzow - Clinical Database Manager

Mr Robbie Wilson - Senior Systems Developer


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