Dr Vanessa Clark

University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia


Dr Vanessa Clark is the Centre Research Manager for the Centre of Excellence in Treatable Traits, and a post-doctoral researcher in translational asthma research within the Centre of Excellence in Severe Asthma. Her recent work focuses on the best approach for the management of severe asthma and how to implement that approach. This includes a primary care perspective, tertiary care perspective and patient perspective. In 2015 Vanessa was awarded a PhD in Psychiatry at the University of Newcastle, Australia, and has a background in psychology (Ba. Psychology, Hons I). Her overall research interests are chronic illness, health behaviours and mental health. Vanessa has experience in quantitative and qualitative research methods. She has experience with multi-centre randomised controlled trials, and research experience with several chronic diseases, including cancer and severe asthma, as well as severe mental disorders.

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