Dr Newman is lead for NeuroCoRe and lead on the development of all NeuroCoRe Apps. Aongside this role he directs Uxclinician Ltd, an innovation and implementation support service located in the SW, UK.
He is formally the mHealth Innovation Lead & Snr Res Fellow Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry and Clinical Psychologist in the Neuropsychology department at Derriford Hospital, Plymouth.
He gained a PhD in Applied Behavioural Economics at Keele medical school, before completing a doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Plymouth University. His research has focused on techology solutions to health assessment. He has specialised in mHealth product management with a range of skills including feasibility assessment, usability research, wireframing, graphic design and software development project management. His specialist interest is in human interaction and design in the delivery of a range of mHealth solutions.
Dr Rupert Noad - Trials lead
Dr Rupert Noad is a Consultant Neuropsychologist and Head of Neuropsychology working within Neurosciences at Derriford Hospital, Plymouth. He completed the Oxford Doctoral Clinical Psychology training course in 2002 before undertaking post-qualification training in Neuropsychology at the Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College, London. He has a clinical interest in early onset dementia and research interests in the field of cognitive assessment and early detection of dementia. He also conducts clinical trials as part of DeNDRoN and is currently the lead for two studies in Huntington's disease. He loves coffee and surfing although not at the same time.
Previous team members and projects
Lucy Palmer: Praxis detection software in Parkinson's Disease. Sarah Bishop: Effort testing in ACEmobile. Emil Vuillermoz: Usability testing ACEmobile. Benjamin McArdle: Alternate inputs - ACEmobile. Thomas Graeme-Drury: Novel indices of measurement - ACEmobile. Thea Dominey: CoReTap and Parkinson's Disease Lucy Gibbs: Novel computerised frontal assessment - empirical study Natasha Rall: Novel computerised PAL assessment in AD