Evie joined the CanTest team as a Research Associate in May 2021, based at the Primary Care Unit, University of Cambridge. She is an experienced qualitative researcher and systematic reviewer with a background in psychology and research experience in pain and symptom management, palliative care and end-of-life care. Evie’s PhD explored the concepts, controversies and dilemmas surrounding the use of sedative medications at the end-of-life.
In 2011, Evie was awarded a Marie Curie Fellowship and spent three years at Lancaster University working for a European Inter-sectorial and Multidisciplinary Palliative Care Training (EUROIMPACT) network aimed at monitoring and improving palliative care in Europe, through which she was awarded her PhD by publications in 2014.
Since then, she has been actively involved in several wide-scale interdisciplinary research programmes funded by the European Commission (Access to Opioid Medication in Europe); the Cabinet Office (End-of-Life Social Fund) and the NIHR School of Public Health Research (Communities in Control) and Marie Curie Cancer Care (Out-of-hours end-of-life care hospital admissions).
Prior to that Evie worked for an Information and Communication Technology, Consulting & Training Services Company (APOPSI S.A.) in Greece being responsible for leading or co-leading and ensuring successful day to day management, delivery and follow up evaluation of a series of National and European funded projects relating to training, further education, life-long learning, welfare and well-being, stereotypes and inequalities.
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University of Cambridge
Complex Interventions Systematic Reviews, Qualitative Research, Palliative and End-of-Life Care