Past PhD Students


Name Year University Title
1 Alison Dunkley July 2007 – Awarded January 2012 University of Leicester Metabolic Syndrome and Abdominal Obesity: Waist Measurement and Lifestyle Education to Reduce Cardiovascular and Diabetes Risk.
2 Andy Willis March 2011 – Awarded May 2015 University of Leicester The evaluation of pharmacy led screening and early intervention for Diabetes and Cardiovascular disease.
3 Cameron Razieh Awarded 2020 University of Leicester Ethnic health: differences in markers of health and health outcomes between South Asian and white European individuals. Can they be explained and what can we do about them
5 Charlotte Jelleyman October 2013 – Awarded February 2018 University of Leicester High-intensity physical activity for improving glucose regulation: can science justify IT?
6 Claire Gillies August 2004 – Awarded December 2008 University of Leicester Development of evidence synthesis methods for health policy decision making - A chain of evidence approach
7 David Webb August 2006 – Awarded December 2011 University of Leicester Multi factorial prevention of cardiovascular disease and novel markers of risk in early glucose disorders. The ADDITION- Leicester study
8 Emer Brady January 2005 – Awarded December 2009 University of Leicester Investigating the Relationship between Sleep Disordered Breathing, Glycaemic Control and Inflammation.
9 Emma Wilmot April 2009 – Awarded May 2013 University of Leicester Type 2 Diabetes in Younger Adults.
10 Francesco Zaccardi May 2014- Awarded June 2018 University of Leicester Relationship between hypoglycaemia, physical activity, inflammation, and other markers of cardiovascular risk in type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.
11 Gijo Thomas Awarded May 2015 University of Queensland Disease Progression in Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients: A Statistical Analysis Using Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD)
12 Hamid Mani January 2011 – Awarded February 2014 University of Leicester Development of a structured education programme to improve cardiovascular risk in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
13 Jo Mason November 2005 – Awarded October 2008 University of Leicester Randomised controlled trial to assess the impact of patient empowerment on blood pressure control in high risk patients with renal impairment
14 Joseph Henson Awarded September 2015 University of Leicester The impact of sedentary time and breaks in sedentary time on markers of cardio-metabolic health
15 Kate Lager Sept 2009 – Awarded December 2013 University of Leicester Secondary prevention of stroke following Transient Ischaemic Attack: a mixed methods study
16 Kishan Bakrania May 2014 – Awarded September 2018 University of Leicester Utilising national and international datasets to advance knowledge of the prevalence of lifestyle  behaviours and their link to health outcomes and mortality
17 Levene Louis Steven Awarded July 2019 University of Leicester Analysing determinants of illness in populations: Development of a conceptual framework linked to a sequence of related empirical studies.
18 Maria-Anna Thomasouli January 2010 – Awarded May 2014 University of Leicester A lifestyle modification programme for people with Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) at high risk of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) and Dysglycaemia.
19 Matthew McCarthy October 2013 – Awarded December 2017 University of Leicester Personalising approaches to reducing sedentary behaviour in the promotion of metabolic health: extending the evidence base
20 Michelle Hadjiconstanitou October 2014 – Awarded June 2018 University of Leicester Web based intervention to promote psychological wellbeing and self management in type 2 diabetes
21 Milena Castro July 2007 – Awarded July 2013 University of Leicester Evidence synthesis and decision modelling for the Metabolic Syndrome.
22 Nicola Eve Deborah Perrin May 2011 – Awarded April 2016 University of Leicester Exploring the feasibility, acceptability and efficiency of screening and management for depressive symptoms and diabetes distress for the prevention of poor glycaemic control in people with Type 2 diabetes.
23 Nitin Gholap January 2011 – Awarded October 2017 University of Leicester The prevalence and prognostic significance of chronic hyperglycaemia following an acute myocardial infarction in a multi-ethnic UK population’
24 Patrice Carter August 2008 – Awarded November 2012 University of Leicester Dietary Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes: The Role of Fruit and Vegetable Intake
25 Saima Ali October 2004 – Awarded July 2010 University of Leicester The prevalence and clinical impact of depression in South Asian and White European people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes in the UK.
26 Samiul Mostafa November 2011 – Awarded October 2014 University of Leicester Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Impaired Glucose Regulation in a multi-ethnic population
27 Shaun Barber October 2012 – Awarded October 2017 University of Leicester Developing and validating a set of risk scores for identifying those at high risk of Type 2 Diabetes and  Cardiovascular Disease in a multi-ethnic UK population
28 Tom Yates October 2004 – Awarded November 2008 University of Leicester, jointly with University of Loughborough Can we out-walk the Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus epidemic?
29 Usman Muhammad October 2016 – Awarded September 2019 University of Leicester Intensive multifactorial interventions in individuals with type 2 diabetes and micro-albuminuria. A Decision model to assess long-term cost-effectiveness
30 Yogini Chudasama Awarded 2020 University of Leicester Multimorbidity, lifestyle behaviours, and life expectancy: Role of physical activity and other lifestyle behaviours.
31 Zin Zin Htike January 2014 to March 2018 University of Leicester Impact of Liraglutide on cardiac function and structure in young people with type 2 diabetes

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