We are delighted that Dr Terry Quinn has now been formally elected to serve on the SDRC Executive Committee, following his support over the past year as a co-opted member. Find out more about Terry below.
Terry holds the post of Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Stroke Physician in the Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow.
Terry has a broad research portfolio, his principal research interests are around trial methodology, cognitive assessment and vascular cognitive impairment. Terry has published extensively on stroke, cognition and test accuracy with publications in NEJM, JAMA, Lancet and BMJ. He is Principal Investigator for various studies; chairs monitoring and trial steering committees for multicentre dementia trials and holds the inaugural CSO/Stroke Association priority program grant to research cognitive outcomes following stroke.
Terry is passionate about evidence based practice and raising standards in clinical research. He holds editorial board positions with various journals; is coordinating editor for the Cochrane Dementia Group; Chair of the Organisation for Psychological Research in Stroke (OPSYRIS) and the NHS Research Scotland Lead for Ageing Research. Terry sits on the Scottish Parliament Cross-Party Group for heart disease and stroke and has been working with Healthcare Improvement Scotland on improving care of the older adult in hospital.
Within the University, Terry has a number of teaching and supportive roles. He is primary supervisor to five PhD students having supervised to completion PhD, MSc and BSc (Med Sci) students. He is vice chair of the MVLS ethics committee, advisor of studies for undergraduate medical students and coordinates clinical academic trainees through the GATE program (Glasgow Academic Training Environment).
Terry combines his research portfolio with active teaching and clinical commitments.
We would like to thank Terry joining us.
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Meet the rest of the Executive Committee
Our SDRC Executive Committee are researchers and contain representation from different career stages, institutions and research disciplines. They are active in supporting the work of the SDRC and dementia and brain health research more widely