Lesley joined YTU in January 2022 from the University of Edinburgh where she was a Research Fellow/Trial Manager with the Usher Institute. Lesley has worked in both NHS and University settings and has more than 20 years’ practical experience in the design, management and delivery of health services research involving a range of patient groups. From 2011 to 2021 Lesley’s work focussed on taking forward a portfolio of projects relating to smoking cessation. Lesley has particular expertise in clinical trial and project management and has an MSc in Clinical Trials from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Lesley has an interest in the following:
EXTEND – RCT of EXTENDed antibiotics to improve outcomes in patients with complicated intra-abdominal infection
Randomised controlled trials for smoking cessation