11 Membership of the Programme Development Group (PDG) and the NICE project team

11 Membership of the Programme Development Group (PDG) and the NICE project team

Programme Development Group

PDG membership is multidisciplinary. The Group comprises public health practitioners, clinicians, representatives of the public, academics and technical experts as follows.

Matthew Alford
Community Member

Gary Bickerstaffe
Health Improvement Specialist, Bolton Council

John Britton (Chair)
Director, UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies, University of Nottingham

Jonathan Campion
Director, Public Mental Health; Consultant Psychiatrist, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Amanda Farley
Lecturer in Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Birmingham

Elizabeth Fisher
Health Improvement Service Manager, Tobacco control lead, Head of Hertfordshire Stop Smoking Services

Liz Gilbert
Delivery Manager, National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training

Gill Grimshaw
Community Member

Yvonne Hermon
Smoking and Pregnancy Coordinator, Office of Public Health, Dudley

Jo McCullagh
Public Health Specialist, Tobacco Control and Stop Smoking Services, Lancashire County Council

Lisa McNally
Consultant in Public Health, Bracknell Forest Council

John Moxham
Professor of Respiratory Medicine, King's College London School of Medicine; Consultant Physician, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Rachael Murray
Lecturer, Health Policy and Promotion, UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies, University of Nottingham

Carmel O'Gorman
Specialist Midwife, Smoking Cessation in Pregnancy, Heart of England Foundation NHS Trust

Shalini Patni
Consultant, Obstetrics and Feto-maternal Medicine, Birmingham Heartlands, Heart of England Foundation NHS Trust

Giri Rajaratnam
Deputy Regional Director, Public Health England – Midlands and the East

Elena Ratschen
Lecturer, Tobacco Control, University of Nottingham

Fraser Serle
Community Member

Matthew Taylor
Director, York Health Economics Consortium

Hilary Wareing
Director, Public Management Associates; Director, Tobacco Control Collaborating Centre

NICE project team

Mike Kelly
CPH Director

Tricia Younger
Associate Director (until December 2012)

Simon Ellis
Associate Director (from December 2012)

Pete Shearn
Lead Analyst

Amanda Killoran
Analyst (until June 2012)

Linda Sheppard
Analyst

Patti White
Analyst

Lesley Owen
Technical Adviser Health Economics

Patricia Mountain
Project Manager

Denise Jarrett
Coordinator

Sue Jelley
Senior Editor (until February 2013)

Jaimella Espley
Senior Editor (from February 2013)

Alison Lake
Editor (until May 2013)

Rebecca Boucher
Editor (from May 2013)

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