Early Career Researcher Champions

Our Early Career Researcher (ECR) Champions can give you career support and advice, based on their own knowledge and experience. 

Please contact SoAR@uhs.nhs.uk if you would like to get in touch with them.

SoAR champions


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Sarah Bailey

Lead Nurse Recurrent Miscarriage and Clinical Research Specialist NIHR training advocate


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Carmen Jacob

Clinical Research Fellow in Neurology / CRN Fellow


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Alex Oldman

Doctor with specialist interest in critical care research  and medical education


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Imogen Fecher-Jones

Perioperative Medicine Project Manager / Lead Nurse, PCAF Clinical Fellow


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Michelle Fernandes

Doctor and healthcare scientist, NIHR academic clinical fellow in paediatrics

BRC champions


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Chloe Grimmett

NIHR post-doctoral fellow and lead behavioural scientist in the Fit-4-Surgery Consortium at UHS


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Kinda Ibrahim

Senior research fellow, interested in identifying and managing frailty in older people


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Clair Barber

Part time PhD student and laboratory scientist with a specialist interest in severe asthma


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Sofia Strommer

Chartered Psychologist and a lecturer in Behavioural Science at the MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit


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Natalie Cox

Doctor specialising in older people with research interests in appetite and nutrition in later life