Other Contributors - (past and present)

From the initial stages of planning the study, we wanted to ensure that we drew a wide range of existing expertise and experience. A number of different people including clinicians, methodologists and patient representatives have contributed to the study along the way.  We would like to thank them all for their input and support.



  • Ms Rhona Beynon: PhD student
  • Mr Tom Dudding: Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellow
  • Dr Diana Harcourt: Co-Director of the Centre for Appearance Research, University of the West of England
  • Mr.Ceri Hughes: Senior Clinical Lecturer, Bristol Dental School, University of Bristol
  • Mr Ryan Langdon: PHD Student
  • Dr Sam LearySenior Lecturer in Statistics
  • Professor Richard Martin: Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Bristol
  • Dr Sue Ring: MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit and Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol



  • Ms Aly Bessell: Systematic Reviewer, University of Bristol
  • Prof Martin Birchall: Professor of Laryngology & Consultant ENT surgeon, Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital
  • Prof Pat Bradley: Professor of Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery, The University of Nottingham
  • Prof Martin Burton: Professor of Otolaryngology, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Holly Cole-Hawkins: Academic Clinical Fellow, Bristol Dental School, University of Bristol
  • Miss Amy Davies: Senior Research Associate
  • Mr Gareth Davies: Previous Chief Executive at the Cleft Lip and Palate Association (CLAPA)
  • Dr Caroline Drugan: Consultant Senior Lecturer in Dental Public Health, Bristol Dental School, University of Bristol
  • Mr Jarrod Homer:  Consultant Otolaryngologist, Manchester Royal Infirmary
  • Dr Mona Jeffreys: Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol
  • Dr Melissa Ke: Lecturer in Health Economics, Bristol Dental School, University of Bristol
  • Ms Sacha Parry: Histopathology Research Assistant
  • Mr James Partridge: Founder and former Chief Executive of Changing Faces
  • Dr Christopher Penfold: Research Associate in Statistics 
  • Mr Martin Persson:  Program Grant Manager, University of Bristol
  • Dr Ilaria Pignatelli: Clinical Academic Foundation programme trainee
  • Ms Inga Rowley: Data Co-ordinator
  • Ms Samantha Thompson: Histopathology Research Assistant