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Miss Alexandra Burton
106
Charles Bell House
67-73 Riding House Street
London
W1W 7EJ
Tel: 02076799031
Appointment
  • Research Associate
  • Division of Psychiatry
  • Faculty of Brain Sciences
 
 
Research Summary

I currently manage a five year programme of research on the prediction and management of cardiovascular disease risk in people with severe mental illnesses.  The programme is funded by a National Institute for Health Research Programme Grant for Applied Research (RP-PG-0609-10156).

Previously I worked on a systematic review and qualitative studies looking at the feasibility and acceptability of offering financial incentives to improve adherence to treatments for people with schizophrenia and substance misuse problems. I also managed the UK centre for a European project aimed at improving the physical health of patients with mental health problems on inpatient wards and supported housing (The HELPS study).

Academic Background
  BSc Hons Bachelor of Science Nottingham Trent University
  MSc Master of Science King's College London
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