Rosie McEachan is the Programme Director for Born in Bradford, and co-Director of the Better Start Bradford Innovation Hub. Rosie is an experienced behavioural scientist with particular research interests in: the development and evaluation of complex interventions, environmental determinants of health, green space, and applied health research. She has a wide array of research skills including advanced qualitative and quantitative methods, intervention development, and behaviour change methodology. She has attracted income of £3.5 million as Principal Investigator, and over £11 million as co-applicant since 2012 from a range of funders including: NIHR, MRC, ESRC, Wellcome Trust, Big Lottery, British Heart Foundation, and EU funders. She is also a visiting Associate Professor with the School of Psychology at the University of Leeds.
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Cheng-Jian Xu, PhD, Cilla Söderhäll, PhD, Mariona Bustamante, PhD, Nour Baïz, PhD, Olena Gruzieva, PhD, Ulrike Gehring, PhD, Dan Mason, PhD, Leda Chatzi, MD, Mikel Basterrechea, MD, Sabrina Llop, PhD, Maties Torrent, PhD, Francesco Forastiere, PhD, Prof Maria Pia Fantini, MD, Prof Karin C Lødrup Carlsen, MD, Prof Tari Haahtela, MD, Andréanne Morin, PhD, Marjan Kerkhof, PhD, Simon Kebede Merid, MSc, Bianca van Rijkom, BSc, Soesma A Jankipersadsing, MSc, Marc Jan Bonder, PhD, Stephane Ballereau, PhD, Cornelis J Vermeulen, PhD, Raul Aguirre-Gamboa, MSc, Johan C de Jongste, MD, Henriette A Smit, PhD, Ashish Kumar, MSc, Prof Göran Pershagen, PhD, Prof Stefano Guerra, MD, Judith Garcia-Aymerich, PhD, Dario Greco, PhD, Lovisa Reinius, PhD, Rosemary R C McEachan, PhD, Raf Azad, FRCP, Vegard Hovland, PhD, Petter Mowinckel, MSc, Harri Alenius, PhD, Nanna Fyhrquist, PhD, Nathanaël Lemonnier, PhD, Johann Pellet, MSc, Charles Auffray, PhD the BIOS Consortium, Pieter van der Vlies, BSc, Cleo C van Diemen, PhD, Yang Li, PhD, Prof Cisca Wijmenga, PhD, Prof Mihai G Netea, PhD, Prof Miriam F Moffatt, PhD, Prof William O C M Cookson, PhD, Prof Josep M Anto, PhD, Prof Jean Bousquet, MD, Prof Tiina Laatikainen, PhD, Prof Catherine Laprise, PhD, Prof Kai-Håkon Carlsen, MD, Davide Gori, MD, Daniela Porta, MSc, Carmen Iñiguez, PhD, Jose Ramon Bilbao, PhD, Manolis Kogevinas, PhD, John Wright, FRCP, Prof Bert Brunekreef, PhD, Prof Juha Kere, PhD, Martijn C Nawijn, PhD, Prof Isabella Annesi-Maesano, PhD, Prof Jordi Sunyer, PhD, Erik Melén, PhD†, Prof Gerard H Koppelman, PhD, (2018). DNA methylation in childhood asthma: an epigenome-wide meta-analysis. The Lancet Respiratory Medicine DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/S2213-2600(18)30052-3,
Armitage G; Moore S; Reynolds C; Laloë PA; Coulson C; McEachan R; Lawton R; Watt I; Wright J; O'Hara J, (2018). Patient-reported safety incidents as a new source of patient safety data: an exploratory comparative study in an acute hospital in England.. Journal of health services research & policy, 23(1), 36-43. DOI: 10.1177/1355819617727563, PMID: 29235364,
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Léa Maitre, Jeroen de Bont, Maribel Casas,Oliver Robinson, Gunn Marit Aasvang, Lydiane Agier, Sandra Andrušaitytė, Ferran Ballester, Xavier Basagaña, Eva Borràs, Céline Brochot, Mariona Bustamante, Angel Carracedo, Montserrat de Castro, Audrius Dedele, David Donaire-Gonzalez, Xavier Estivill, Jorunn Evandt, Serena Fossati, Lise Giorgis-Allemand, Juan R Gonzalez, Berit Granum, Regina Grazuleviciene, Kristine Bjerve Gützkow, Line Småstuen Haug, Carles Hernandez-Ferrer, Barbara Heude,Jesus Ibarluzea, Jordi Julvez, J Marianna Karachaliou, Hector C Keun, Norun Hjertager Krog, Chung-Ho E Lau, Vasiliki Leventakou, Sarah Lyon-Caen, Cyntia Manzano, Dan Mason, Rosemary McEachan, Helle Margrete Meltzer, Inga Petraviciene, Joane Quentin, Theano Roumeliotaki, Eduard Sabido, Pierre-Jean Saulnier, Alexandros P Siskos, Valérie Siroux, Jordi Sunyer, Ibon Tamayo, Jose Urquiza, Marina Vafeiadi, Diana van Gent, Marta Vives, Dagmar Waiblinger, Charline Warembourg, Leda Chatzi, Muireann Coen, Peter van den Hazel, Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen, Rémy Slama, Cathrine Thomsen, John Wright, Martine Vrijheid, (2018). Human Early Life Exposome (HELIX) study: a European population-based exposome cohort. BMJ Open DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-02131,
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Prady SL, Pickett KE, Croudace T, Mason D, Petherick ES, McEachan RR, Gilbody S, Wright J., (2016). Maternal psychological distress in primary care and association with child behavioural outcomes at age three.. European child and adolescent psychiatry, 25(6), 601-13. DOI: 10.1007/s00787-015-0777-2, PMID: 26415597,
Leyland AF, Pickett KE, Barber S, McEachan R, Wright J., (2016). Teacher-reported prevalence and management of child health problems at primary school.. Journal of child health care: for professionals working with children in the hospital and community, 20(2), 243-51. DOI: 10.1177/1367493515569327, PMID: 25713008,
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McEachan RR, Prady SL, Smith G, Fairley L, Cabieses B, Gidlow C, Wright J, Dadvand P7, van Gent D, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ., (2016). The association between green space and depressive symptoms in pregnant women: moderating roles of socioeconomic status and physical activity.. Journal epidemiology and community health, 70(3), 253-9. DOI: 10.1136/jech-2015-205954, PMID: 26560759,
Petherick ES, Fairley L, Parslow RC, McEachan R, Tuffnell D, Pickett KE, Leon D, Lawlor DA, Wright J., (2016). Ethnic differences in the clustering and outcomes of health behaviours during pregnancy: results from the Born in Bradford cohort.. Journal of public health DOI: 10.1093/pubmed/fdw098, PMID: 27614098,
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McEachan RR, Santorelli G, Bryant M, Sahota P, Farrar D, Small N, Akhtar S, Sargent J, Barber S, Taylor N, Richardson G, Farrin AJ, Bhopal RS, Bingham DD, Ahern SM, Wright J, (2016). The HAPPY (Healthy and Active Parenting Programmme for early Years) feasibility randomised control trial: acceptability and feasibility of an intervention to reduce infant obesity.. BMC public health, 16(1), 211. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-016-2861-z, PMID: 26931491,
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Collings P, Ball HL, Santorelli G, West J, Barber SE, McEachan RRC, Wright J, (2016). Sleep Duration and Adiposity in Early Childhood: Evidence for Bidirectional Associations from the Born in Bradford Study. Sleep, 40(2), zsw054. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/sleep/zsw054,
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Wright J, Fairley L, McEachan RRC, Bryant M, Petherick E, Sahota P, Santorelli G, Barber SE, Lawlor DA, Taylor N, Bhopal R, Cameron N, West J, Hill A, Summerbell C, Farrin A, Ball H, Brown T, Small N, (2016). Development and evaluation of an intervention for the prevention of childhood obesity in a multiethnic population: the Born in Bradford applied research programme. Programme Grants for Applied Research, 4(6),
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Dickerson J, Bird PK, McEachan RRC, Pickett KE, Waiblinger D, Uphoff E, Mason D, Bryant M, Bywater T, Bowyer-Crane C, Sahota P, Small N, Howell M, Thornton G, Astin M, Lawlor DA, Wright J, (2016). Born in Bradford’s Better Start: an experimental birth cohort study to evaluate the impact of early life interventions. BMC Public Health DOI: 10.1186/s12889-016-3318-0,
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Roberts H, McEachan R, Margary T, Conner M, Kellar I , (2016). Identifying Effective Behavior Change Techniques in Built Environment Interventions to Increase Use of Green Space: A Systematic Review. Environment and Behaviour DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/0013916516681391,
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Vagheesh M. Narasimhan, Karen A. Hunt, Dan Mason, Christopher L. Baker, Konrad J. Karczewski, Michael R. Barnes, Anthony H. Barnett, Chris Bates, Srikanth Bellary, Nicholas A. Bockett, Kristina Giorda, Christopher J. Griffiths, Harry Hemingway, Zhilong Jia, M. Ann Kelly, Hajrah A. Khawaja, Monkol Lek, Shane McCarthy, Rosie McEachan, Anne O’Donnell-Luria, Kenneth Paigen, Constantinos A. Parisinos, Eamonn Sheridan, Laura Southgate, Louise Tee, Mark Thomas, Yali Xue, Michael SchnallLevin, Petko M. Petkov, Chris Tyler-Smith, Eamonn R. Maher, Richard C. Trembath, Daniel G. MacArthur, John Wright, Richard Durbin, David A. van Heel, (2016). Health and population effects of rare gene knockouts in adult humans with related parents. Science, 352(6284), DOI: 10.1126/science.aac8624, PMID: 26940866,
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Dickerson, Josie; Bird, Philippa K; McEachan, Rosemary R C; Pickett, Kate E; Waiblinger, Dagmar; Uphoff, Eleonora; Mason, Dan; Bryant, Maria; Bywater, Tracey; Bowyer-Crane, Claudine; Sahota, Pinki; Small, Neil; Howell, Michaela; Thornton, Gill; Astin, Melanie; Lawlor, Debbie A; Wright, John, (2016). Born in Bradford’s Better Start: an experimental birth cohort study to evaluate the impact of early life interventions.. BMC public health 711. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3318-0, PMID: 27488369,
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Cabieses B, Waiblinger D, Santorelli G, McEachan RR., (2014). What factors explain pregnant women’s feeding intentions in Bradford, England: a multi-methods, multi-ethnic study.. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 14(1), 50. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2393-14-50, PMID: 24472414,
Dadvand P, Wright J, Martinez D, Basagaña X, McEachan RR, Cirach M, Gidlow CJ, de Hoogh K, Gražulevičienė R, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ., (2014). Inequality, green spaces, and pregnant women: roles of ethnicity and individual and neighbourhood socioeconomic status.. Environment international, 71(1), 101-8. DOI: 10.1016/j.envint.2014.06.010, PMID: 24997306,
McEachan RRC, Cabieses B, Waiblinger D, Santorelli G, (2013). Ethnic differences in the initiation and duration of breast feeding–results from the born in Bradford Birth Cohort Study. Psychology and Health, 27(4), 388-392. DOI: 10.1111/ppe.12052,