Eileen Kaner is Director of the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) for the North East and North Cumbria.
Professor Kaner’s research aims to improve health and well-being via the development and evaluation of interventions focused on reducing risk due to alcohol, substance use and linked mental health problems. Her cross-sector work also has a strong focus on tackling social disadvantage and reducing inequalities. She has won >£58 million in research grants and published 312 papers to date.
She an NIHR Senior Investigator and a co-applicant in the NIHR Schools of Public Health and Primary Care Research, the NIHR Policy Research Unit in Behavioural Sciences and the NIHR Innovation Observatory.
She is deputy chair of the NIHR Advanced Career Fellowships panel, a member of the NIHR Programme Grants for Applied Health funding board and a member of the NIHR Mental Health Incubator.
Twitter handle: @EileenKaner
ARC Twitter handle: @NIHR_ARC_NENC
Professor of Public Health and Primary Care; Applied Behavioural Scientist, Newcastle University