Cambridge University

Dr Ian Wellwood

Public Health and Primary Care, Department of

Research Interests include:
• Collaborative multidisciplinary research to optimize effectiveness, quality and implementation of rehabilitation and care, particularly for people with long term conditions and disability.
• Epidemiology and management of stroke throughout the course of the disease.
• Exercise and activity-based interventions for the treatment and prevention of disease.
• Research design and methods to investigate complex interventions in health services research.
• Investigating the contribution of patient and public engagement in clinical research.
Ongoing research
• Recently joined Prof. Christi Deaton's Clinical Nursing Research group based in the Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge.
• Collaborative links to ongoing stroke related research in Berlin funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and London funded by the Department of Health (DH), National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), UK, (Research for Patient Benefit).
• Contributions to European Union funded health services research involving several European countries.
• Development of clinical guidelines related to stroke care in Scotland and Germany.

Areas of Interest
  • Ageing
  • Behaviour
  • Clinical trials
  • Cognition
  • Dementia
  • Disability
  • Equality/inequality
  • Exercise
  • General Practice
  • Health Economics
  • Health management
  • Healthcare delivery/services
  • Migration
  • Non-communicable disease
  • Palliative care
  • Quality of Care
  • Risk
  • Stroke

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CPH 2022 Showcase Poster Competition
CPH 2022 Showcase Poster Competition - 23 Jun 2022

Submit a poster now to the 2022 Cambridge Public Health Showcase, which we’re holding in person at the Cambridge Union on June 23rd, 2022.


Lest we Forget: Engage with communities for better uptake of malaria RTS,S/AS01 vaccine - Ngo Bibaa Lundi-Anne Omam
Lest we Forget: Engage with communities for better uptake of malaria RTS,S/AS01 vaccine - Ngo Bibaa Lundi-Anne Omam

For several decades, malaria has caused the deaths of tens of millions of people especially in sub-Saharan Africa. It caused 229 million cases and 409,000 deaths globally in 20191. In fact, every 2 minutes, a child dies from malaria accounting for about 67% of all malaria deaths worldwide1.