Bio

Debbie is a former policy adviser with experience in facilitating and supporting community engagement and participation; a cancer patient and carer who is passionate about the meaningful involvement of patients in research and care; impatient for us to make better use of the data resources that we already have. 

As well as being a member of use MY data’s advisory group, Debbie is involved with: CRUK as a member of the Population Research Committee and the Epidemiology and Experimental Medicines Expert Advisory Panels; NIHR as a member of HTA Programme's CET Board; NCRI as a consumer on CT-Rad Working Group and a member of the NCRI Consumer Forum. 

Debbie is also actively involved in steering groups of clinical studies based in Northern Ireland, the UK and Europe.