Bristol lecturer appointed Clinical Director of NIHR regional research network
8 November 2018
Dr Kyla Thomas, a Consultant Senior Lecturer in Public Health Medicine, has been appointed as the Clinical Director of the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) West of England Clinical Research Network (CRN).
Dr Thomas was previously Clinical Director Designate / Clinical Co-Director from October 2017. She takes over the role from Dr Stephen Falk.
Her main research interests are around examining the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and safety of smoking cessation medicines (and e-cigarettes) and the development of complex interventions to prevent and reduce opioid painkiller dependence in patients with chronic non-cancer pain.
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