Professor Simon Gilbody
Simon is director of the Mental Health and Addictions Research Group at the University of York and an honorary consultant psychiatrist and Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (elected 2009).
He is the chief investigator of the Closing The Gap: Health and Wellbeing Cohort and a leading health services researcher. Simon oversees the Yorkshire and Humber CLAHRC to address multi-morbidity in severe mental ill health.
Dr Emily Peckham
Emily is a Research Fellow and she was a research chemist before completing a PhD in Health Services Research.
Emily is the project manager for the CTG: Health and Wellbeing Cohort and the SCIMITAR programme of work. Both of these studies aim to improve the physical health of people with mental ill health.
Paul is a Research Fellow and Data Manager for the CTG: Health and Wellbeing Cohort.
Paul's background is psychology and research methodology. He joined the University of York after coordinating NIHR portfolio clinical research studies in the NHS. Paul has primarily worked with people who have severe mental ill health.
Suzanne is a Research Fellow and is leading on Primary Care recruitment in the CTG: Health and Wellbeing Cohort.
Before joining the University of York, Suzanne worked for 30 years in the NHS as a mental health nurse specialising in obsessive compulsive disorder and perinatal mental health.