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We are seeking volunteers with a strong Life Sciences background, a demonstrable interest in medical innovation and healthcare, and experience with social media platforms. If this describes you, please get in touch via our Contact page.
Rhiannon Stephens is a medical writer and consultant at Comradis, a communications and commercialization consultancy specializing in rare disease and uncommon cancers. Rhiannon has an interdisciplinary research background in science, philosophy, and policy. She holds an MSc in Philosophy of Science from the London School of Economics and Political Science, where she specialized in evidence-based policy in the bio-medical sciences. Rhiannon’s research has focused on trends in the diagnosis and classification of Inborn Errors of the Metabolism. Rhiannon became involved in the rare disease sector after she was diagnosed with a rare disease in early adulthood. Rhiannon is particularly interested in diagnostic delay, the relationship between common and rare disease in bio-medical research, and attenuated phenotypes of rare disease.
Hugh Pemberton is currently researching neuroimaging (MRI) in dementia at University College London. Prior to this, he spent time working in the fields of medical writing and Healthcare PR to gain experience in communications and the pharmaceutical industry. Hugh has a BSc in Neuroscience and an MSc in Neuroimaging, both from King’s College London. He intends to start a PhD later this year. Hugh has also spent time researching rare dementias and stroke at the Florey Institute, University of Melbourne. His current research is focused on imaging biomarkers in dementia and his specialities include MRI acquisition and the processing and analysis of a variety of different neuroimaging modalities. Hugh works in therapy areas including dementia, brain tumours, stroke, and speech pathology. When not working, Hugh enjoys travelling, playing several sports, cooking, home brewing, and live music.
Radhika Narayanan is a freelance Digital Health analyst and researcher. She currently works as a freelance Health IT news curator at https://www.healthcareguys.com/. Radhika holds a Master’s degree in Biochemistry, MBA in Hospital administration and an Advanced Diploma in Bioinformatics from India. In addition, Radhika holds a Continuous Professional Development (CPD) certificate in Health Informatics from the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh (RCSEd). Radhika is mainly focused on the functional aspects of designing healthcare systems which includes requirement specifications, Graphical User Interface (GUI) reviews, and product validation.
Radhika’s interests lie in researching the usability of hospital information systems in delivering care. Digital Genomics and socio-technical aspects in the design and implementation of a Healthcare IT system are her main areas of interest. Radhika also has a particular interest in the area of Digital Mental Health and spends some of her time researching on the various mental health apps and wearables that help patients to manage mental health conditions.
Radhika is excited to be volunteering with PMM and is hopeful that PMM will serve as a potential platform to showcase emerging trends in medical innovations that can offer new promise for developing personalized therapeutics and tools. She feels that PMM can be an efficient means to bridge the treatment gap between the clinicians and patients to help ease patient care and help to move the concept of personalized medicine forward.
Radhika is interested in collaborating with healthcare start-ups, NGOs, and educational institutes within the Health IT field to explore the options available resolving practical problems in healthcare with the help of technology. More details about Radhika can found at http://digitalhealthwrite.com/