Staff Profile

External Appointments (structured)
Co-Chair of the pharmacology group; British Thoracic Society/ Scottish Intercolliegete Guidelines Network for Asthma management. 2007-20072010
Chair of BTS Diagnosis and management of cough in children guidelines, 2004-20042010
HTA: Expert Reviewer College, 2007-
RCPCH: Asthma & Allergy Carepathways group 2009-
Editorial Advisory Board - Open Allergy Journal2008
Founding member and Deputy Chair, Child Health & Welfare Recognised Research Group (DHSS NI)20012010
Founder & Chair Child Health & Wellbeing Translational Research Group20102011
Founding member NI Clinical Research Network (Children) DHSS NI2007
Medicines for Children (UK) - member of the Resp & CF Clinical studies group2007
Organising Committee 8th, 9th, 10th CIPP (International Congress on Pediatric Pulmonology) Nice, France 2009. Organising Committee 9th CIPP (International Congress on Pediatric Pulmonology) Vienna, Austria 201020082011
Journal reviewer for: Archives Diseases Childhood, European Respiratory Journal, Saudi Medical Journal, J Royal College Physician London, Thorax, Clin. Exp. Allergy, Lancet, American J Respiratory Medicine, J Epidemiology Community Health, Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, Amer J Resp Crit Care Med, BMC Medicine, J Pharm Pharmacology, Drugs and Therapeutic Bulletin, Biology of the Neonate, Pediatric Drugs, Respiratory Medicine, J Pediatrics, Pediatric Research, Pediatric Pulmonology, Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine, Primary Care Respiratory Journal, Maps for Medicine, Acta Paediatrica, Neonatology, Open Allergy Journal, Cochrane Airways group, Cochrane Development Group, GPIAG OpinionSheets.
Research Grant Reviewer: SPARKS (Sport Aiding Medical Research for Kids), Wellcome Trust, Action Research, Medical Research Council (MRC), British Lung Foundation, The Cunningham Trust, Cystic Fibrosis Trust, Dept. of Health - Research and Development Health Technology Assessment Programme, Barts and the London Charity, R&DO (DHSSNI) MPhil, MD, PhD Research Grants 2002-9, Aberdeen Research grants, Sheffield Children’s Hospital Charity Research Fund, Wales Office Research & Development (WORD).
External final MB examiner (Liverpool Medical school)20052009
External Examiner Sheffield (MD thesis)2009
External Examiner Aberdeen (PhD thesis)2008
External examiner Leicester (PhD thesis)2010
European Board Accreditation in Pneumology, CME Advisory panel20102011
Chair, Steering Committee of the "Bronchiolitis of Infancy Discharge Study, BIDS" , and NIHR HTA programme20112014