Dr Cherry-Ann Waldron
Research Associate - Trial Manager
I am a Research Associate and Trial Manager in the Infections, Inflammation & Immunity Research theme at the Centre for Trials Research, College of Biomedical and Life Sciences, Cardiff University.
My research interests include infections, vascular disease, surgical trials, behaviour change, public health and complex interventions.
I have extensive knowledge and experience in trial methodology and research governance.
Honours and awards
- 2011: PhD (Medicine), Cardiff University.
- 2006: BSc (Hons) Psychology, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff.
Funded by Medical Research Council (Doctoral Training Grant).
Thesis: Cardiovascular Risk Prediction: How useful are web-based tools and do risk representation formats matter?
Member of the UK Trial Managers’ Network (UK TMN).
British Psychological Society - Graduate Member and Division of Health Psychology Member.
2012-present - Research Associate / Trial Manager, Centre for Trials Research, Cardiff University.
2016-2017 - Research Associate / Trial Coordinator (secondment), School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol.
2011-2012 - Research Assistant / Assistant Trial Manager, South East Wales Trials Unit, Cardiff University.
- Infections, Inflammation and Immunity
- Antimicrobial stewardship
- Vascular disease
- Surgical trials
- Medical devices
I conduct evidence-based research testing the effectiveness of interventions with the aim of reducing antibiotic resistance. Also, improving the quality of evidence and innovation in surgery, medical devices and other complex interventions.