Humans of Health Research series - issue 7

The Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC) has published the latest edition of ‘Humans of Health Research’, which highlights researchers and patients engaged in innovative healthcare research.

This seventh issue features Dr Justin Roe talking about his work treating a rare airway disorder at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Catherine Anderson explaining her key involvement as a patient. Professor Azeem Majeed, Director of the NIHR NW London Applied Research Collaboration, also discusses his work improving Covid-19 vaccine confidence.

Dr Justin Roe is the Clinical Service Lead at the Complex Laryngology/ Airway Reconstruction Service at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London. He is also a Consultant Speech and Language Therapist based at The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust. Catherine Anderson was diagnosed with airway stenosis in 2004 and works with Dr Roe on the Patient Concerns Inventory for People Diagnosed with Airway Stenosis tool.

Professor Azeem Majeed is Head of the Department of Primary Care & Public Health at Imperial College London and is Director of the NIHR NW London Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) based at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Foundation NHS Trust.

Imperial College AHSC

Imperial College AHSC is a strategic university-NHS partnership that aims to accelerate the translation of scientific breakthroughs into new ways to improve patient care and maintain the health of the public. Its members are Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, The Institute of Cancer Research and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

During the pandemic and beyond, research and clinical work led by AHSC partners has had a significant impact on a national and global scale. The AHSC’s photography exhibition showcases NHS staff from across the partnership working in a range of medical specialties and roles, alongside their patients and patient representatives.

Read the latest interview on Imperial College London's website.