The SPARCLAR Team
Professor Helen Minnis
Joint Chief Investigator
Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry My job on the SPARCLAR Trial is to ensure that the goals of the project are achieved and to liaise with everyone involved in order to support this.
Dr Lucy Thompson
Joint Chief Investigator
International Research Coordinator and Research Fellow. My job is to ensure that the goals of the project are achieved and to liaise with everyone involved in order to support this.
Professor Emma McIntosh
Professor of Health Economics.Deputy Director of the Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment team, University of Glasgow, and lead the programme on the Economics of Population Health. My role in the team is to oversee the economic analysis of the project.
Dr Rachael Wood
I am a public health doctor. I work in the NHS Information Services Division where I looked after our national information on children’s health. My role in the trial involves assessing families’ outcomes using information that is routinely collected within health and other services.Co
Professor Nicholas Watson
Professor of Disability Studies. Chair of Disability Studies and Director of the Centre for Disability Research at the University of Glasgow. I am also Director of What Works Scotland, and ESRC and Scottish Government funded initiative exploring what works in public service reform. I bring expertise in qualitative research to the SPARCLAR team.
Biostatistician. For over 10 years I have been working at the Robertson Centre for Biostatistic, which is part of the Glasgow Clinical Trials Unit at the University of Glasgow. I have worked with clinicians and fellow academic researchers on many randomised clinical trials, interventional, epidemiological and observational studies and meta-analyses in a wide range of clinical contexts.
I am a Consultant Nurse, CEO of ADHD Direct and co-developer of Parents InC. My role is to liaise and offer guidance to the University of Glasgow Team.
Dr Hilary Maddox
Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Head of Child & Family Psychology NHS Fife and Co-developer of Parents InC. My role is to facilitate the Parents InC intervention and liaise with the University of Glasgow team.
Dr Fiona Sim
My job is to coordinate the management and governance of this trial. I also initiate contact with parents who have agreed to participate in the trial and have been randomised.
My role is to support the management and daily running of the trial.
I am a Qualitative Researcher and I conduct interviews with parents who are taking part in the SPARCLAR trial.
Assistant Psychologist /Research Assistant - NHS Fife
My role is to facilitate the Parents InC intervention and liase with participants and the University of Glasgow team.