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Edward Tyrrell

NIHR In-Practice Research Fellow, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

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Biography

Dr Tyrrell achieved his BMedSci in 2005 and BMBS in 2007, both from the University of Nottingham. Following foundation training in Nottingham and Mansfield he completed GP training in Nottingham and was awarded Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP) in 2012. He currently works part time as a GP in Nottingham.

During his GP training he undertook a 4 month research placement as an associate within the Division of Primary Care at the University of Nottingham and took up the post of Clinical Lecturer in the Division in 2012. In this role he was course convener for one of the Primary Care taught modules within the undergraduate medical degree and worked as part of the Injury Epidemiology and Prevention Group.

In 2014 he completed an MSc in Applied Epidemiology and was awarded an NIHR In-Practice Fellowship.

His research is in the area of Injury Epidemiology and self-harm in young people, primarily using large primary care databases. He also takes a keen interest in undergraduate teaching and related course development.

Expertise Summary

Injury epidemiology, self-harm, undergraduate teaching

Teaching Summary

Dr Tyrrell has taught on a number of courses run by the Division of Primary Care across all years of the medical curriculum involving topics such as ethics, consultation skills, communication and… read more

Research Summary

Dr Tyrrell's main area of research is injury epidemiology, in particular using primary care data to investigate risk factors and associations that influence injury episodes.

He is currently involved in work using primary care data to examine poisoning intent in young people and how different factors associated with poisoning might exist according to the intent of an episode.

Selected Publications

Dr Tyrrell has taught on a number of courses run by the Division of Primary Care across all years of the medical curriculum involving topics such as ethics, consultation skills, communication and chronic disease management.

He has previous experience as course convener for the Community Follow Up (CFU) Module run across years 2 and 3 of the undergraduate medical course where he helped to positively develop course content and marking processes in particular.

Future Research

He is interested in extending this research to study risk factors for all types of self-harm amongst young people and how this can influence the targeting of interventions

School of Medicine

University of Nottingham
Medical School
Nottingham, NG7 2UH

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