BSc (Honours) MPH
I am a qualitative researcher in the IRIHS team currently working on the Remote by Default project exploring patients' and healthcare professionals' experiences of consulting remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. I have previously researched public and patient involvement and engagement through the PARADIGM project (Patients Active in Research and Dialogues for an Improved Generation of Medicines). This EU-wide Innovative Medicines Initiative project seeks to facilitate sustainable patient involvement across the cycle of medicines development in the EU; our team developed the Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for patient engagement in medicines development.
As a US-UK Fulbright Scholar, I undertook my Master's in Public Health degree under the Fulbright Grant at the University of Birmingham where I was researching the relationship of trust that refugees and migrants have with their healthcare professionals in the UK.
I will be starting my PhD at the department this fall on 'Scaling up the use of video consultations for COVID-19'. The DPhil will address barriers of equity and patient acceptance.
Current research projects include
Remote by Default: a study of change at pace and scale in UK primary care in the COVID-19 pandemic, funded by UKRI COVID-19 Emergency Fund
- Evaluation of ethnic diversity and PPI project: part of an evaluation on where the Department of Primary Care Health Sciences currently stands with respect to ethnic diversity of PPI in research.
Predicting risk of hospital admission in patients with suspected COVID-19 in a community setting: Protocol for development and validation of a multivariate risk prediction tool
Espinosa-Gonzalez AB. et al, (2021), JMIR Research Protocols, 10
Erratum: Developing services for long COVID: lessons from a study of wounded healers
Ladds E. et al, (2021), Clinical medicine (London, England), 21
Developing services for long COVID: lessons from a study of wounded healers
Ladds E. et al, (2021), Clinical medicine (London, England), 21, 59 - 65
Persistent symptoms after Covid-19: qualitative study of 114 “long Covid” patients and draft quality principles for services
Ladds E. et al, (2020), BMC Health Services Research, 20
What items should be included in an early warning score for remote assessment of suspected COVID-19? qualitative and Delphi study
Greenhalgh T. et al, (2020), BMJ Open, 10