Who we are

CLAC East launched in 2019. It is led by Professor Christina Jerosch-Herold and Professor Christi Deaton and jointly funded by the University of East Anglia and Health Education England (East of England).

Christi Deaton

Christi Deaton is the Florence Nightingale Foundation Clinical Professor of Nursing at the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine and Cambridge University Hospitals. She leads the Clinical Nursing Research Group (CNRG) and supports research capacity building among nurses, midwives and AHPs. She is the Chief Investigator for the Optimise HFpEF study.

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Christina Jerosch-Herold

Christina is an occupational therapist, Professor of Rehabilitation Research and Director of Clinical Academic Careers at the University of East Anglia (UEA). She has held several NIHR fellowships, mentors and supervises several clinical academics and is an NIHR Training Advocate.

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Suzanna Dell

Suzanna is Senior Administrative Assistant for CLAC East and is based in the School of Health Sciences, UEA.