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Sabeen Zahra
Research Fellow (Trial Coordinator)

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Biography

Sabeen joined the York Trials Unit as a Trial Coordinator in December 2020. She is currently in a final stage of PhD completion exploring the relationship between vitamin D, muscle strength and function in UK South Asian older women.

Sabeen is currently working on two trials: SWHSI-2 and VenUS 6.

 1) SWHSI-2 is a pragmatic, multicentre, randomised controlled trial to assess the clinical and cost effectiveness of negative pressure wound therapy versus usual care for surgical wounds healing by secondary intention.

2) VenUS 6 is a randomised controlled trial of compression therapies for the treatment of venous leg ulcers.

Qualifications

  • BSc Allied Health Sciences, King Edward Medical University
  • PhD Human Nutrition, The University of Sheffield

Research

Overview

Sabeen’s research interests include vitamin D, skeletal muscle health, diet, ageing and ethnic minorities.

Projects

  • SWHSI-2 - A pragmatic multicentre randomised controlled trial to assess the clinical and cost effectiveness of negative pressure wound therapy versus usual care for surgical wounds healing by secondary intention
  • VenUS-6 - A randomised controlled trial of compression therapies for the treatment of venous leg ulcers.

Research group(s)

Supervision

  • Skeletal muscle strength and function in older adults
  • Vitamin D intake
  • Researching older population and ethnic minority (participants recruitment and sustainability)

Contact details

Sabeen Zahra
Research Fellow (Trial Coordinator)

Tel: 01904 32 ()

@healthsciyork