Current work and interests
Lynsey is a PhD student and NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow in the NIHR Cambridge BRC Theme on Diet, Lifestyle and Nutrition programme. Lynsey is also Clinical Dietitian at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH). Her doctoral research, ‘the BOLT study: Behaviours and Outcomes after Liver Transplant’, focuses on the diet and physical activity behaviours of liver transplant recipients, determinants of these behaviours and their association with cardiovascular disease risk factors and quality of life.
Background and experience
Lynsey graduated with BSc (Hons) Dietetics from the University of Plymouth in 2011. She has practised as clinical dietitian since graduation, specialising in liver disease and liver transplant since 2013. Lynsey completed an NIHR-funded Masters in Clinical Research at the University of East Anglia in 2015.
Lynsey has training and experience in quantitative, qualitative and systematic review research methods. Lynsey is interested in improving research culture and capacity for allied healthcare professionals (AHP) working clinically. She is a member of the nurse, midwife and AHP clinical research leadership group at CUH and a committee member of the Council of Allied Healthcare Professionals Research (CAHPR) East Anglia Group.
Research gate: www.researchgate.net/profile/Lynsey_Spillman
ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1409-0273