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Professor Sarah Stewart-Brown

Job Title
Professor of Public Health
Department
WMS - Statistics and Epidemiology
Phone
024 7657 4510
Research Interests

Measuring and monitoring mental health and wellbeing
Determinants of mental wellbeing
Interventions to promote mental health and wellbeing
Parenting and parenting programmes
Complementary and alternative therapies
Child Public Health

Biography

Sarah Stewart-Brown joined Warwick University in April 2003 as Professor of Public Health. Sarah was Director of the Health Science Research Institute from April 2006 until August 31st 2010. Sarah studied medicine at the University of Oxford and at the Westminster Hospital in London. She worked in the National Health Service from 1974-1994 first as a paediatrician and subsequently as a Public Health doctor in London, Bristol and Worcester. She also held academic appointments at the Departments of Child Health, and of Epidemiology and Community Health at the University of Bristol. Before joining the Institute she was a Reader in the Department of Public Health at the University of Oxford where she directed the Health Services Research Unit.

Title Funder Award start Award end
Parenting Intervention to Prevent Effective Disorders (PIPA) (2nd Stage Application) National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 Sep 2018 31 May 2022
Systematic review particpation with the School of Social Work of the University of Maryland USA University of Maryland 01 Nov 2014 31 Oct 2015
WEMWBs Coventry City Council 21 Feb 2014 20 Feb 2015
Funding for Frances Taggart 1 day per week NHS Health Scotland 01 Feb 2013 31 Jan 2015
NIHR (FULL-revised) 11/95 Interventions to prevent postnatal depression - Nottingham Lead National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 Nov 2012 31 Jan 2014
NIHR Obesity Call:A Randomised controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness @ families for health,a family based childhood obesity managment intervention delivered in a community setting for ages 7 to 11 National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 Jan 2011 31 Dec 2013
West Midlands Research Design Service Unit (RDSU) National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 Oct 2008 30 Sep 2013
Can Mental Wellbeing Be Measured in People with Serious Mental Illness (preparation for RfPB) Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust 01 Feb 2013 31 May 2013
EU FP7 via Karolinska: COGS (Collaborative Oncological Gene environment Study) European Commission 01 May 2010 30 Apr 2013
WEMWBS - infrastructure support NHS Health Scotland 31 Jan 2011 31 Jan 2013
Funding for 6 months of Frances Taggart at 2 days per week NHS Health Scotland 01 Apr 2012 30 Sep 2012
BHF project grant via Bristol Univ: Teamplay British Heart Foundation 01 Oct 2010 31 Jul 2012
Parenting and Injury proposal - Full application to HTA via UWE Department of Health 01 Jun 2010 31 May 2012
Charitable donation associated with Ken Muir (development of risk-based screening trial for prostate cancer) Prostate Cancer Support Federation 01 Nov 2010 01 Aug 2011
Matched funding for charitable donation associated with Ken Muir (development of risk-based screening trial for prostate cancer) Higher Education Funding Council for England 11 May 2011 01 Aug 2011
Deed of Variation (2) to Research Agreement - Controlled Trial of Family Links Parent Nurturing Programme Cardiff Council 05 Aug 2008 31 Jul 2011
Promoting Health & Wellbeing with the family Links Nurturing Programme (FLNP) in South Wales: An RCT and Economic Evaluation. Cardiff Council 01 Apr 2011 31 Jul 2011
Promoting Health & Wellbeing with the Family Links Nuturing Programme (FLNP) in South Wales: An RCT and Economic Evaluation The County Council of the City and County of Cardiff 01 Jul 2008 31 Mar 2011
Promoting Health and Wellbeing with the Family Links Nurturing Programme (FLNP) in South Wales: An RCT and economic evaluation The County Council of the City and County of Cardiff 01 Apr 2008 31 Mar 2011
Development and evaluation of a universal parenting intervention for Coventry PCT: Phase II DVD Development Coventry Primary Care Trust 01 Dec 2009 30 Nov 2010
Prostate cancer Research fund via DARO - transfer from Nottingham University Prostate Cancer UK 07 Dec 2009 31 May 2010
Cross Cultural Validation of WEMWEBS Among English Speaking Members of Minority Ethnic Populations in the UK - continuing development 09/10 National Institute for Mental Health in England 01 Jun 2009 31 May 2010
Serious Gaming - Obesity in Children West Midlands South Strategic Health Authority 01 May 2009 30 Apr 2010
Developing the evidence base for mental health promotion and prevention in Europe: A database of programmes and production of guidelines for policy and practice EU 01 Jan 2007 31 Dec 2009
Pilot study to enhance recovery through physical activity National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 Jan 2008 31 Dec 2009
Warwick Edinburgh Assessment of Validity in Adolescents in Educational Settings (WAVES) NHS Health Scotland 01 Mar 2008 31 Oct 2009
Development and evaluation of a low cost universal parenting intervention - phase I Coventry Primary Care Trust 15 Mar 2009 14 Sep 2009
Evaluation of the parent support advisor pilot - Tender Department for Education and Skills 01 Sep 2006 31 Aug 2009
Evaluation of the parent support advisor pilot - Tender Department for Education and Skills 01 Sep 2006 31 Aug 2009
EMPOWER Department of Health 01 Sep 2006 31 Aug 2009
Additional NHS R&D funding in 2004/05 to support the further development of new medical schools. Department of Health 01 Dec 2004 01 Apr 2009
Proposal to Conduct a Descriptive Study to Evaluate the Distribution of Well Being Among Randomly Selected Population: Sample Drawn from the 2006 Health Education Population Survey (HEPS) Dataset NHS Health Scotland 01 Feb 2008 30 Sep 2008
Funding for Medical Research Fund Arden Fellow - Adam Baldwin Micropathology Limited 01 Feb 2008 30 Apr 2008
Parenting in Ordinary Families: Diversity, Complexity and Change Joseph Rowntree Foundation 29 Oct 2007 18 Jan 2008
Mental wellbeing of children in primary guidance: Reviews of effectiveness National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence 01 Dec 2006 30 Nov 2007
The Home Visiting Study: Follow-up at 3 years of age Nuffield Foundation 01 Sep 2004 31 Aug 2007
An Equity Research project Coventry Primary Care Trust 01 Mar 2007 31 Aug 2007
Warwick Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Scale: Proposal for Validation of the Scale on Data Collected in the HEBS Population Survey in September 2006 NHS Health Scotland 01 Jan 2007 30 May 2007
Parenting in Ordinary Families - Diversity, Complexity and Change Joseph Rowntree Foundation 01 Jan 2006 31 Dec 2006
The Oxfordshire Home Visiting Study: Three Year Follow-up Nuffield Foundation 01 Jun 2005 30 Nov 2006
Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of interventions in reducing emotional abuse Department for Education and Skills 01 Jan 2006 31 Oct 2006
Parent Support Initiatives in Sure Start Birkbeck College 01 Sep 2005 31 Aug 2006
Childhood Obesity: Department of Health Public Health Initiative 2003; Stage 1 Department of Health 01 Sep 2004 30 Aug 2006
Affectometer 2 - Proposal for Phase 3 of the UK Validation NHS Health Scotland 01 Apr 2005 30 Jun 2006
Affectometer 2 - Proposal for Phase 3 of the UK Validation - Supplemental IP Agreement NHS Health Scotland 01 Apr 2005 30 Jun 2006
Sure Start Centres Evaluation Feasibility Study University of Oxford 01 Oct 2005 31 Mar 2006
Systematic review of the effectiveness of parenting programmes in reducing child maltreatment Nuffield Foundation 01 Jul 2004 31 Aug 2005
What works in mental health promotion and prevention for infants and young children Kings College London (Institute of Psychiatry) 01 Nov 2004 31 Jul 2005
Learning from the Family Support Grant Department for Education and Skills 01 Oct 2004 31 May 2005