Professor Frances Mair

  • Professor of Primary Care Research (General Practice and Primary Care)
  • Associate (School of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing)

telephone: 01413308317
email: Frances.Mair@glasgow.ac.uk

Biography

Professor Frances Mair is a University of Glasgow medical graduate who undertook her vocational training in General Practice in Glasgow.  She then went on to work as General Practitioner/Quality Assurance Physician Advisor for the US Navy/US Embassy, London, UK and subsequently entered academic general practice at the University of Liverpool where she became Professor of Primary Care Research and Director of the Mersey Primary Care R&D Consortium.  While in Liverpool she had a one year research fellowship in Telemedicine/Family Medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Centre, USA.   Commenced at the University of Glasgow in 2005 and appointed Head of General Practice and Primary Care in 2009.  She is currently a visiting Professor at the Universities of Liverpool and Southampton.  She is a member of the MRC Clinical Research Training Fellowship panel.  Former President of the Royal Society of Medicine, London, Telemedicine and E-Health Section and Associate Editor Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare.  Awarded the Society of Academic Primary Care and North American Primary Care Research Group Senior Investigator Award 2016.

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Research interests

Frances undertakes mixed methods research focusing on optimising the care of patients with chronic illness and multimorbidity with a particular emphasis on the potential role for digital health.  Her work takes into account the wider socioeconomic environment and social contexts in which patients live and the importance of understanding implementation issues to help bridge the translational gap between research and clinical practice.

She disseminates her work widely via multiple media including NEJM Catalyst podcasts (http://catalyst.nejm.org/increased-workload-cant-cope-1/ and http://catalyst.nejm.org/minimally-disruptive-medicine-cant-cope-2/ ), radio interviews (http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/healthreport/minimally-disruptive-medicine/7256058)  and international keynote talks such as 12th Annual ADMA National Conference, Melbourne 2016 and The Australian Telehealth Conference Melbourne  27-28 April 2017.

 

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Grants

Grants and Awards listed are those received whilst working with the University of Glasgow.

  • Stroke Association Clinical Lectureship
    Stroke Association
    2017 - 2022
     
  • Multimorbidity in UK Biobank
    Scottish Executive Health Department
    2016 - 2017
     
  • Organising and accessing services for someone with dementia: The carers view New Title: Carer experience of navigating resources and services for someone with dementia
    Royal College of General Practitioners
    2016 - 2017
     
  • West of Scotland Node for Scottish Practices and Professionals involved in Research (SPPIRe)
    The Scottish School of Primary Care
    2016 - 2017
     
  • Patterns of co-morbidity in stroke and associations with hospital admission and mortality - an observational study
    The Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
    2016 - 2016
     
  • SELFBACK
    European Commission
    2016 - 2020
     
  • New Models of Care NHS Lanarkshire
    Scottish Primary Care Collaborative
    2015 - 2018
     
  • Evaluation of new Models of Care MSK
    Scottish Primary Care Collaborative
    2015 - 2018
     
  • Evaluation of new models of care in NHS Ayrshire and Arran
    Scottish Primary Care Collaborative
    2015 - 2018
     
  • West of Scotland Node for Scottish Practices and Professionals involved in Research (SPPIRe)
    The Scottish School of Primary Care
    2015 - 2016
     
  • Investigation of the mechanism by which HLA class I genotype influences risk of EBV-associated Hodgkin lymphoma
    Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research
    2014 - 2015
     
  • Addressing inequalities in the provision of pharmaceutical services in Scotland - a proof of concept study of telepharmacy in rural Scotland
    Scottish Executive Health Department
    2014 - 2015
     
  • Academic Fellowship in General Practice
    NHS Education for Scotland
    2014 - 2015
     
  • West of Scotland Node for Scottish Practices and Professionals involved in Research (SPPIRe)
    The Scottish School of Primary Care
    2014 - 2015
     
  • Integrating Digital Interventions into Patient Self-Management Support (DIPSS)
    National Institute for Health Research
    2014 - 2014
     
  • British Heart Foundation NHS GCC Paliative Care Heart Failure Services Models Study
    Marie Curie Cancer Care
    2013 - 2014
     
  • Exploring the potential role for allostatic load markers in risk assessment of patients presenting with depressive symptoms
    Scottish Executive Health Department
    2012 - 2015
     
  • Academic Fellowship in General Practice
    NHS Education for Scotland
    2012 - 2013
     
  • Improving the normalisation of complex interventions: developing measures for users based on normalisation process theory.
    Economic & Social Research Council
    2012 - 2015
     
  • Prevalence of Depression in Diabetes, Cardiovascular disease and Stroke in Community based population.
    BUPA Medical Foundation
    2011 - 2013
     
  • Development of an internet based asthma self care management tool
    Scottish Executive Health Department
    2011 - 2014
     
  • Academic Fellow Post in General Practice
    NES
    2011 - 2012
     
  • RESTORE: REsearch into implementation STrategies to support patients of different ORigins and language background in a variety of European primary care settings
    European Commission
    2011 - 2015
     
  • Acquired Heart Valve Disease in Scotland: An epidemiological study
    Scottish Executive Health Department
    2011 - 2012
     
  • Academic Fellow Post
    NHS Education for Scotland
    2010 - 2012
     
  • Understanding treatment burden in Stroke Patients
    Scottish Executive Health Department
    2010 - 2013
     
  • Tackling health inequalities in primary care: Can performance indicators be part of the solution?
    Scottish Executive Health Department
    2010 - 2011
     
  • Patient, Carer and Clinician Experience of the Palliative Care Needs of Heart Failure Patients
    Marie Curie Cancer Care
    2010 - 2012
     
  • Developing a conceptual model of the burden of treatment and the "work" involved in living with heart failure.
    Scottish Executive Health Department
    2010 - 2011
     
  • Identifying and understanding the role of boundaries in facilitating or preventing e-health implementation in health and social care - a case study approach
    Scottish Executive Health Department
    2010 - 2011
     
  • The use of Information and Communication Technology to integrate the preoperative assessment of patients awaiting surgery across primary and secondary care in Scotland
    Scottish Executive Health Department
    2010 - 2013
     
  • The Scottish Multiple And Long Terms Conditions Study (MALT)
    The Scottish School of Primary Care
    2010 - 2013
     
  • Normalising New Technologies: Building a Web Enabled Toolkit for Implementation Practitioners
    ESRC
    2009 - 2010
     
  • Academic Fellow Post
    NHS Education for Scotland
    2009 - 2012
     
  • Understanding the Implementation and Integration of e-Health Services
    NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
    2009 - 2009
     
  • Understanding the Implementation and Integration of e-Health Services
    NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
    2009 - 2014
     
  • Effect of macrolides on asthma control, airway inflammation and bacterial colonisation in smokers with asthma
    MRC
    2009 - 2011
     
  • A pilot study of depressive symptoms in heart failure in the community
    NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board
    2009 - 2009
     
  • A pilot study of depressive symptoms in heart failure in the community
    Greater Glasgow Primary Care NHS Trust
    2007 - 2009
     
  • Preventing hospitalisation early death from chronic heart failure in Primary Care:A randomised controlled trial of pharmacist-led medication review
    Greater Glasgow Primary Care NHS Trust
    2007 - 2009
     
  • A pilot study of depressive symptoms in heart failure in the community
    North Glasgow University Hospitals
    2007 - 2008
     
  • Effect of statin on asthma control and airway inflammation in smokers with asthma
    MRC
    2007 - 2009
     
  • Integrating telecare systems for chronic disease management in the community - what needs to be done?
    Department of Health
    2007 - 2010
     
  • e-Health:Addressing eValuation,implEmentation and integratioN (HAVEN )
    Scottish Higher Education Funding Council
    2007 - 2008
     
  • e-Health:Addressing eValuation,implEmentation and integratioN (HAVEN )
    NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde
    2007 - 2008
     
  • Understanding the Implementation and Integration of e-Health Services
    Department of Health
    2006 - 2011
     
  • West of Scotland Node for Scottish Practices and Professionals involved in Research (SPPIRe)
    The Scottish School of Primary Care
    2006 - 2013
     
  • The new GMS contract in primary care - the impact of governance and incentives on care
    Department of Health
    2006 - 2009
     

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