PPI Research Fellow, Bradford Institute for Health Research
Olivia holds a masters degree in Inflammation: Cellular and Vascular Aspects from Queen Mary University of London, and graduated with a first-class BSc (Hons) in Biomedical Science from De Montfort University. Her career as a Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement (PPIE) Specialist within NHS research spans over eight years including strategic, management, advisory and facilitator roles. She works as PPIE Research Fellow within the Yorkshire Quality and Safety Research group and is a Fellow of the Wolfson Centre for Applied Health Research.
Her main interest within PPIE includes exploring different methods to involve seldom listened to communities, creative approaches for co-production and understanding the impact of PPIE in health research on research projects, research culture, researchers and public contributors. Ultimately, exploring methods to make health research more inclusive, relatable and equitable. She is currently undertaking a PhD exploring adversely racialised hospital workers experiences of incivility and associated consequences on the individuals, their workgroup, patient care and the organisation.