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    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Professor Reid is open to PhD applications in the fields of cachexia in chronic illness and health services

1998 …2024

Research activity per year

Personal profile


cancer and palliative care

Research Statement

My research uses mixed methodologies to focus on cancer care and palliative care for both malignant and non-malignant conditions. My predominate area of research focuses on cachexia.


Leadership Roles

Associate Editor for BMC palliative care

Chair of post graduate research committee

Chair of  postgraduate staff student consultative committee.

Member of NCRI psychosocial oncology and survivorship CSG


Teaching Roles

Post graduate tutor

Module coordinator Evidence Based Nursing 1 (both intakes per annum)

External examiner – University of Chester


Current Gradute Supervision

St Ledger U, Prior L, Macaulay D, Blackwood B, Reid J. Moral distress in the ICU (PHA).

Millman J, Santin O, Galway K, Reid J. SMI and cancer (DEL).

Madkhali N, Santin O, Noble H, Reid J. Breast cancer in KSA (KSA Ministry of Health).

McVeigh C, Hudson P, Porter S, Larkin P, Reid J. Palliative care in NMRD: an all Ireland study. (DEL) Completed 2016

Millar C, Porter S, Reid J. Management of cancer cachexia (DEL) completed 2013.


Current Research Projects

Evaluation of a psycho-educational intervention for cancer cachexia (AIIHPC) with Porter, S; Hudson, P; Donnelly, P; Cardwell C. Role PI.

Cachexia management: international perspectives (with St Vincents Melbourne and Mayo Clinic US).

Moral distress in the ICU (PHA) with St Ledger U, Blackwood, B; Macaulay D; Prior L. Role Co-I.

Pregnancy Associated Breast Cancer (Puffin Trust) with McNeill J. Role Co-I.


Completed Research Projects

Retrospective activity analysis on a regional chemotherapy telephone helpline (WHSSB) with Porter, S. Role PI.

Thalidomide for cancer cachexia (PHA) with Donnelly, M; Murray, L; Cantwell, M;  Cardwell C and Mills M. Role PI.

NSAIDs for cancer cachexia (CHI) with Murray, L; Hughes C; Cantwell, M and Parsons C. Role PI.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities


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