Lesley Brown

Theme Manager

Lesley is a senior research fellow in the Academic Unit for Ageing and Stroke Research at Bradford Institute for Health Research. As part of her PhD, Lesley undertook research in Hong Kong investigating ethno-cultural differences in response to Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation for pain relief. Lesley previously managed a study at the Friarage Hospital, Northallerton investigating physiotherapy pathways for people with chronic back pain. Lesley currently manages the national Community Ageing Research Study 75+ (CARE75+) cohort study, which uses an innovative trials within cohort methodology to optimise the recruitment of older people into trials.

Lesley Brown's latest projects

Developing the evidence and associated service models to support older people living with frailty to manage their pain and to reduce its impact on their lives: a mixed method, co-design study.

The Pain in Older People with Frailty (POPPY) study is a mixed-method, co-design study, which aims to develop the content, implementation strategies, service and professional guidance to support older adults...

Lesley Brown's latest publications

The Community Ageing Research 75+ (CARE75+) REMOTE Study: a remote model of recruitment and assessment of the health, wellbeing and social circumstances of older people.

The effect of ageing on skeletal muscle as assessed by quantitative MR imaging: an association with frailty and muscle strength

Other Team members

Emmanuel Nwofe

Research Associate

Lin Gong

Research Fellow

Amirah Akhtar

Research Associate