Kate Best

Senior Research Fellow

Kate is a Senior Research Fellow working jointly in the Academic Unit for Ageing and Stroke Research and the Leeds Centre for Personalised Medicine and Health. She is currently working as part of the HDR-UK Better Care North Partnership to develop and evaluate an anticholinergic medication index to optimise prescribing among older people.

She is a statistician with an MSc in Medical Statistics from the University of Leicester (2010) and a PhD in Epidemiology from Newcastle University (2016). She has experience working with large routinely collected health data sets using a variety of different methods including survival analyses and multilevel modelling

Kate Best'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.

Other Team members

Emmanuel Nwofe

Research Associate

Lin Gong

Research Fellow

Amirah Akhtar

Research Associate