Annie Schiff

Annie SchiffStudy Coordinator

Annie has now left CEDAR.

Qualifications

  • BSc. (hons) Psychology (2003)
  • MSc. Health Psychology (2007)

Background and experience
After working for some years as a hospital administrator and completing an MSc. in Health Psychology at London Metropolitan University, Annie joined the Study Coordination team at the MRC Epidemiology Unit where she gained significant experience in the operational aspects of population-based research studies including the SPEEDY study, the Cambridge Baby Growth Study (collaboration with the University of Cambridge Dept of Paediatrics), the Step Test Validation Study and the Fenland Study.

Current work and interests
Annie’s job was to support CEDAR researchers to collect high quality new data using methods that comply with ethical and legal requirements and Good Clinical Practice. She worked with different groups in CEDAR at any stage of the research process where research participants are involved, and acted as a link between the researcher and the research participant.

Publications

Annie’s CEDAR publications here.

Professional memberships and roles

  • Graduate member of the British Psychological Society (2003)
  • Lay member of Cambridge Central Research Ethics Committee (2009-2012)

Current and previous grants
Annie was involved in the succesful application to the National Prevention Research Initiative to fund a trial of a behavioural intervention for formula-feeding parents:  ‘The Baby Milk Study:  Establishing a Healthy Growth Trajectory from Birth’.

Organisational affiliation
University of Cambridge – funded through CEDAR infrastructure funding.