Our Partners

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INSPIRE is proud to be led by a multidisciplinary team across Europe. Our partners include research and practical experts in palliative rehabilitation, medical practitioners, allied heathcare professionals, skilled researchers and statisticians, our invaluable administration and coordination team, and distinguished organisations engaging in research dissemination and patient advocacy. 

Meet the INSPIRE Team

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Joanne Bayly

Scientific Manager: Responsible for overseeing the scientific objectives of INSPIRE

Matthew Maddocks

Scientific Lead for INSPIRE: Co-leading Work Package 9- Management and Coordination

Irene Higginson

Executive Dean of the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care: Scientific advisor for INSPIRE

Charles Normand

Health Economist: Supporting Work Packages 3 & 4 on the economic value of INSPIRE

Toby Prevost

Director of the Clinical Trials Unit & Professor of Statistics: Leading Work Package 3 – Main Trial Coordination and Statistical Analysis for INSPIRE

Joana Vasconcelos

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Trial Statistician: Analysing data for work packages 3- the Main Trial Coordination

Emily Boocock

Research Assistant: Providing administrative support to the KCL team

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Guillaume Economos

Practitioner: Managing project coordination, communication with the European Commission, and leading Work Package 6 on the implementation process evaluation

Marta Esteban Arnau

Responsible for project management and coordination in INSPIRE

Julia Romeyer

Responsible for developing the implementation process evaluation protocol, including monitoring patients in HCL

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Stefania Costi

Research Physiotherapist: Leading in AUSL-IRCCS, delivering the intervention and collaborating across all work packages

Monica Guberti

Research Nurse: Collaborating on Work Packages 1, 3, 7 and 8

Stefania Fugazzaro

Physiotherapist: Preparation of clinical reports for Work Packages 2, 3 and 7

Elena Turola

Biotechnologist: Project manager of Horizon projects at AUSL-IRCCS

Silvio Cavuto

Supporting the economic analysis and clinical report for Work Package 4

Virginia Dolcini

Head of the Grant Office for Work Package 9- Management and Coordination

Barbara Bressi

Physiotherapist: Delivering the intervention and preparing manuscript drafts for the trial for Work Package 2 and 8

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May Aasebø Hauken

Professor at the Center for Crisis Psychology: Completing stakeholder interviews for Work Package 1 and engaging with Work Package 7

Line Oldervoll

Professor at the Centre for Crisis Psychology: Responsible for Work Packages 1 and 7; engaging in Work Package 3

Guro Birgitte Stene

Associate Professor at the Centre for Crisis Psychology: Completing document analysis for Work Package 1 and engaging in Work Packages 2 and 7

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Elisa Vanzulli

Physician specialised in physical medicine and rehabilitation: Identifying and recruiting patients for the intervention, administering assessment tools, planning individualised intervention plans, and integrating patients’ care along the different phases of the study

Maria Grazia Blandini

Physiotherapist: Responsible for identifying and recruiting patients for the INSPIRE intervention, administering assessment tools, planning individualised intervention plans, and integrating patients’ care along the different phases of the study

Augusto Caraceni

Principal Investigator: Responsible for identifying and recruiting patients for the INSPIRE intervention, administering assessment tools, planning individualised intervention plans, and integrating patients’ care along the different phases of the study

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Mai-Britt Guldin

Work Package 5 Lead

Lise Nottelmann

Post-doctoral researcher engaging with Work Package 5

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Barry J. A. Laird

Reader in Palliative Medicine: Leader of Work Package 2 – Design and implementation of the INSPIRE intervention

Amy McLuskie

Clinical Research Fellow: Supporting Work Package 2, delivering the Intervention Manual and Handbook for INSPIRE

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Cathy Payne

Research Projects Manager: Leading Work Package 8- Dissemination and Exploitation

Fódhla Ní Chéileachair

Projects Officer: Supporting Work Package 8- Dissemination and Exploitation

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Eduardo Agustín Veber

Communications Officer: Providing support to Work Package 8- Dissemination and Exploitation