Principal Scientist; Senior Research Fellow
I am currently Senior Epidemiologist in the Sexual Health and Blood-Borne Virus Team at Health Protection Scotland and Senior Research Fellow within the School of Health & Life Sciences at Glasgow Caledonian University. I have worked in the addictions field since 2005 and am a current member of the Scottish Government Partnership for Action on Drugs (PADS) Harm Reduction Group and a former member of the National Naloxone Advisory GroupI have led and collaborated on a number of peer-reviewed publications and recently completed my [part-time] PhD in 2017 with a thesis titled, ‘Lived experiences of take-home naloxone: an interpretative phenomenological analysis’. Past research projects have been supported financially by the Scottish Government, the World Health Organisation and the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.
As an organisation, we continue to function during the developing pandemic.
We are following all government and Charity Commission guidance in respect of staff and reporting issues.
Our funding schemes remain open and we are continuing to programme our conferences planned for November 2020.