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Who we are

TRiaDS (Translation Research in a Dental setting) is a multidisciplinary research group that has been formed to develop a programme of knowledge transfer research embedded within the SDCEP guidance development process; it has public, academic, political and professional members.

TRiaDS Research Methodology Group

The TRiaDS Research Methodology Group (RMG) comprises academics, healthcare professionals, guidance developers and policy makers with significant international experience in order to advance scientific knowledge in this area of research. The RMG comprises an Executive Group, an Implementation Science Group, a Professional Advisory Group and an Operations Strategy Group. See below for the full list of RMG members.

TRiaDS Executive Group

The TRiaDS Executive Group is based in the Dental Directorate, Dundee Dental Education Centre, NHS Education for Scotland and Dental Health Services Research Unit, University of Dundee, and in the Health Sciences Research Unit, University of Aberdeen.

Some RMG members have multiple roles. See How We Work for the roles and responsibilities of members of the groups.

 

TRiaDS Executive Position
 Jan Clarkson Joint Principal Investigator, NHS Education for Scotland & University of Dundee
 Craig Ramsay Joint Principal Investigator, Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen
 Linda Young Head of Programme (Implementation), NHS Education for Scotland
 Morag McDiarmid Dental Business Manager, NHS Education for Scotland
Implementation Science Group Position
 Robbie Foy Professor of Primary Care, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds
Jeremy Grimshaw Professor, Department of Medicine, Centre for Practice-Changing Research, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Canada
Shaun Treweek Professor of Health Services Research, Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen
Luke Vale Professor, Health Foundation Chair in Health Economics, Newcastle University
Margaret Watson Independent Consultant
Michel Wensing Professor of Implementation Science, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Radboud University Medical Centre
Professional Advisory Group Position
Tony Anderson (Dentistry) Associate Postgraduate Dental Dean – CPD, NHS Education for Scotland
Irene Black (Dentistry)  GDP; Assistant Director – Decontamination (NES)
Colin Fergusson (Pharmacy) Community Pharmacist, Balornock
Louise Madden (Optometry) Senior Postgraduate Optometry Tutor, NHS Education for Scotland
Derek Michael (Optometry) Freelance: Optometrist – Optometry Advisory Group member
Ailsa Power (Pharmacy) Assistant Director of Pharmacy, NHS Education for Scotland
Derek Richards (Dentistry) Consultant in Dental Public Health
Sam Robertson (Guidance) Research and Development Manager, NHS Education for Scotland
Lesley Rousselet (Optometry) Optometry Programme Director, NHS Education for Scotland
Doug Stirling(Guidance) Head of Programme (Guidance), NHS Education for Scotland
Margaret Watson (Pharmacy) Independent Consultant
Michele West (Guidance) Research and Development Manager, NHS Education for Scotland
Operations Strategy Group Position
Laura Beaton Research Fellow, NHS Education for Scotland
Heather Cassie Research Fellow, NHS Education for Scotland
Jan Clarkson Director and Joint Principal Investigator, NHS Education for Scotland and University of Dundee
Eilidh Duncan Research Fellow, Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen
Beatriz Goulao Research Fellow, Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen
Craig Ramsay Joint Principal Investigator, Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen
Linda Young Head of Programme (Implementation), NHS Education for Scotland