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Denise Kendrick

Professor of Primary Care Research, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

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Biography

Professor Denise Kendrick qualified from the University of Southampton with distinction in Bio-medical sciences in 1984. She completed the vocational training scheme for general practice and was awarded Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP) in 1988, commenced training in Public Health Medicine in 1989 and was awarded Member of the Faculty of Public Health (MFPH) in 1992. She became a lecturer in Public Health Medicine in 1991 at the University of Nottingham, combined with part-time clinical general practice from 1992 to date. She was awarded the Department of Health Public Health Career Scientist Award in 2001, and completed her Masters in Medical Statistics at the University of Leicester in 2004. She was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of General Practitioners (FRCGP) in 2006, and then the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents distinguished service award for academic achievement in 2008. She was promoted to senior lecturer in General Practice in 1996 and became a reader in Primary Care Research in 2005. She was promoted to a Chair in Primary Care Research in 2008, and was joint Head of Division of Primary Care from 2008 to 2012.

Expertise Summary

Keywords:

Injury epidemiology and prevention, randomised controlled trials, systemic reviews, meta-analyses

Teaching Summary

Post graduate teaching and supervision of PhD students working on projects in her field of interest.

Research Summary

Professor Denise Kendrick leads the Injury Epidemiology and Prevention Research Group (IEPRG), holding a number of Chief-Investigator and Co-Investigator roles on various projects, including being… read more

Selected Publications

  • Invited panel member for the NICE guidelines on preventing unintentional injuries for children under the age of 15 (Public Health Guidance document 29)
  • Associate editor of BMJ Journal Injury Prevention

Current Research

Professor Denise Kendrick leads the Injury Epidemiology and Prevention Research Group (IEPRG), holding a number of Chief-Investigator and Co-Investigator roles on various projects, including being Chief Investigator on an NIHR programme grant researching preventing injuries in pre-school children . Her research is concerned with:

  • Evaluating the effect of interventions to reduce injuries through the use of randomised controlled trials, systematic reviews and meta-analysis
  • The epidemiology of injuries, including exploring social variations in injury risk
  • Measuring the long term impact of injuries
  • Developing methodology in injury prevention research

Read more about the Injury Epidemiology and Prevention Research Group

She also undertakes randomised controlled trials evaluating other interventions in primary care including early detection of cancer, management of common diseases and screening.

Past Research

The management of low back pain in primary care.

The management of diabetes in primary care.

School of Medicine

University of Nottingham
Medical School
Nottingham, NG7 2UH

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