Emma joined WMS in August 2013 as a Senior Research Fellow. Prior to this she was a Research Fellow in the Clinical Trials Research Unit at the University of Sheffield and manager of the Sheffield Hub of the NIHR Research Design Service for Yorkshire & the Humber.
She has experience of co-ordinating several large scale randomised controlled trials. These include the NIHR HTA funded "Sheffield Physical Activity Booster Study" and the DEBRA study which was funded by the American Institute for Cancer Research. Booster examined the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of different levels of Booster intervention to help maintain physical activity levels in newly active adults. The DEBRA study explored the effect of changes in Diet and Exercise on Biomarkers associted with Recurrence After treatment for breast cancer.
Emma has a M.Sci. in Sports Medicine from Glasgow University. She obtained her PhD in 2007 from the University of Birmingham before undertaking a post-doctoral research fellowship at Sheffield Hallam University.