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Professor Christi Deaton


Professor Christi Deaton

Professor Christi Deaton holds a joint post as Professor of Nursing at the School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work, and University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM). She leads the cardiovascular disease and diabetes research team, and teaches at the School. At UHSM, she works to build research capacity and evidence-based practice for nursing, midwifery and allied health professionals. Christi is interested in recognising and increasing the contributions that nurses and Allied Health Professionals provide to patients and the healthcare system.

Christi brings years of clinical experience in practice and research to her work in Manchester. She has been a staff nurse, manager, nurse consultant, and outcomes manager in acute cardiology care in the U.S., and after earning her PhD, was Coordinator of Outcomes Research for Emory Heart Centre in the U.S., and Associate Director of Cardiovascular Health Services Research at Emory University (1995 - 1997), before joining the faculty of the School of Nursing at Emory in 1997. She moved to Manchester in 2003, and took up her present post in 2004.

Research collaborations at UHSM include clinicians in the Cystic Fibrosis Unit, Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease. Christi is lead for the Heart Disease Implementation theme for the recently funded Collaborative Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC), and leads the cardiology interest group of the Comprehensive Local Research Network. She also maintains research collaborations in the US and is a co-investigator in the economics and quality of life subgroup of the COURAGE Trial.

Further information: http://www.nursing.manchester.ac.uk/staff/ChristiDeaton

Email: christi.deaton@manchester.ac.uk (Professor of Nursing)