Research Site Manager (North)
Current work and interests
Sandra was the Research Site Manager for the Unit’s testing sites at the Princess of Wales Hospital, Ely and the North Cambs Hospital, Wisbech. Sandra oversaw the day to day running of the sites and ensures that the Field Epidemiology Team is able to see study participants in a safe and efficient environment in order to collect data for a wide range of studies. Along with the Cambridge Research Site Manager Sandra worked closely with the Study Coordination, Anthropometry, Physical Activity and Data Management Teams to ensure that all data collected from participants are fed back to the research scientists in the MRC Epidemiology Unit accurately, securely and fully referenced. She finished working in the Unit in June 2021.
Background and experience
Sandra started working at the MRC Epidemiology Unit in 2004 as a research nurse supporting the Addition and Fenland studies. She spent 4 years with the West Anglia CLRN helping to set up and support both academic and commercial clinical trials within the NHS environment at local hospitals in the region before returning to the Unit in November 2013 to take up her current role. The majority of her nursing career has been in primary care as a practice nurse.