I am a research manager for CLAHRC NWC at the University of Liverpool, working on a multitude of projects on public health and translational medicine. My background is in neuropsychology and dementia care, and I have worked in this field for over 6 years at the University of Manchester and the University of East Anglia. I have worked on several projects in the field of dementia: 1. South Asian ethnic minority perceptions of dementia and access to care; 2. Transition from community living to nursing home placements in people with dementia; 3. Effective home support services in dementia and in mental health; 4. Community mental health teams for older people as well as in psychological therapies and 5. Mental health of military veterans.