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Trauma

The Trauma Research Department at the Kadoorie Centre provides a closely networked service with the Trauma Unit.

For further information, or to contact one of the team listed below, please speak to the administrative staff.

Tel: 01865 223101

Email: kadoorie.centre@ouh.nhs.uk

Our team

Professor Matthew Costa

Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery at the University of Oxford, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Science (NDORMS) and Honorary Consultant Trauma Surgeon at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

Matt's research interest is in clinical and cost effectiveness of musculoskeletal interventions and he is Chief Investigator for a series of randomised trials supported by grants from the UK National Institute of Health Research and musculoskeletal charities.

His work has been cited widely, and informs many guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

Matthew Costa - NDORMS

Professor Sir Keith Willett CBE

Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery at the University of Oxford, Nuffield Department Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Science

EU Exit Strategic Commander

Medical Director for Acute Care and Emergency Preparedness

Keith Willett - NDORMS

Professor Sarah (Sallie) Lamb

Honorary Departmental Professor

Sallie is Head of the Rehabilitation Research Group at NDORMS and Chief Investigator for a number of trials of rehabilitation interventions.

Her interests are in clinical trials, medical statistics and rehabilitation of musculo-skeletal and chronic conditions.

Sallie Lamb - NDORMS

Professor Xavier Griffin

Honorary Departmental Associate, Professor of Trauma Surgery

Xavier's research focuses on clinical and cost effectiveness of musculoskeletal interventions. He is Chief Investigator and co-applicant on many NIHR grants.

Xavier Griffin - NDORMS

Associate Professor Daniel Perry

Associate Professor, Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery and Honorary Consultant Children's Orthopaedic Surgeon, Alder Hey Hospital, Liverpool

Dan is a Consultant Children's Orthopaedic Surgeon at Alder Hey Children's hospital. His research focus is on epidemiology and effective treatments and he is Chief Investigator and co-applicant on many NIHR grants.

Daniel Perry - NDORMS

Associate Professor Steve Gwilym

Associate Professor and Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Steve has a specific interest in optimising treatments for the arm and shoulder, and holds a number of multicentre grants from the National Institute of Health Research.

Steve Gwilym - NDORMS

Dr Juul Achten

Research Manager

Juul has extensive knowledge of trial application processes and trial management. Her research interests include exercise metabolism and musculoskeletal interventions. Juul oversees a wide range of studies involving patients with traumatic injuries.

Juul Achten - NDORMS

Dr David Keene

University Research Lecturer

The clinical focus of David's research is on improving the management of musculoskeletal disorders and injuries. His main research interests are clinical trials, gait analysis, systematic reviews and meta-analysis.

He is an investigator on several multi-centre studies funded by the National Institute for Health Research.

David Keene - NDORMS

Dr Elizabeth Tutton

Senior Research Fellow
Research areas include core concepts such as comfort, participation, hope and compassion, specialising in groups such as older people and people suffering acute traumatic injury.

In addition staff perspectives within the context of care have been explored and a range of methodology utilised, mixed methods, ethnography and action research.

Elizabeth Tutton - NDORMS

Dr Duncan Appelbe

Senior Research Information Specialist

Developing new and innovative research information technology solutions for musculoskeletal studies in trauma and rehabilitation.

Duncan Appelbe - NDORMS

Amrita Athwal

Senior Project Manager in Clinical Trials

Research Nurses

Tel: 01865 223105 / 7 / 8

Tel: 01865 226089

Kathryn Lewis

Kathryn has extensive clinical leadership and experience in trauma in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She is involved in the management of clinical trials and a range of clinical research studies.

Maria Mestre

Maria has seven years of clinical experience in medicine, mental health and trauma. She has held a senior nurse post on the Trauma Unit. Maria assists in the co-ordination of clinical trials and a range of research studies.

Tessa Sewdin

Tessa has worked as a Nurse and Midwife for many years before becoming a Research Nurse in 2017. She joined the Trauma Research team in September 2019 and assists in the co-ordination of clinical trials and a range of research studies.

Sangeetha Prasath

Sangeetha has many years of experience in anaesthetics and recovery. She assists in the co-ordination of clinical trials and a range of research studies.

Amie Coombes

Administrator and Clinical Assistant

Amie has a background in educational psychology and assists in the administration of and recruitment to clinical trials in Trauma.

Tel: 01865 227901