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Professor Patricia Price

Professor Patricia Price


Tricia Price is Professor of Applied Burns Research in the Centre for Global Burn Injury Policy & Research at Swansea University, working on a part-time basis. She is a Chartered Health Psychologist who has worked previously as the Director of the Wound Healing Research Unit, Head of School of Healthcare Studies and Pro Vice Chancellor for Student Experience and Academic Standards at Cardiff University, retiring in April 2017.

Her interests are wide-ranging but focus on implementation of evidence-based interventions for those with burns and non-healing wounds, particularly diabetic foot ulcers.  Specifically her work looks at the measurement of patient experiences of living with wounds and burns, patient awareness of risk, patient experience of care and the development of psychometrically robust non-medical outcome measures, including health economics, health-related quality of life and methods of evaluating devices/health care interventions particularly in resource poor settings.

She has developed and run a wide range of educational courses for wound practitioners at UG and PGT levels, been a quality and standards officer for European courses and is a robust supporter of Inter- and Multi -Professional Education.  She has successful supervised 17 candidates to PhD and MD awards.

She has published >190 peer reviewed papers and is currently working on research grants on a range of interventions for patients with non-healing wounds.  She is a founding Director of Interburns™, previously Chair of Cardiff Institute of Tissue Engineering and Repair, All Wales Rehabilitation Network, Patient Outcome Group for the European Wound Management Association (EWMA) and Secretary to the organisation, and worked closely with EucoMed for the development of new device technologies for this patient group – as well as the EWMA representative for the European Patient Forum.

She is a reviewer for a wide range of relevant international journals and grant awarding bodies, including NIHR, NISCHR: Health Services Research Programme, NETSCC, The Healing Foundation, Welsh Assembly Research and Development Office, Health Technology and Innovation in Health Care, Singapore Medical Board

Journal reviewer for: Diabetic Medicine, Wounds, Statistical Adviser for International Wound Journal and Journal of Wound Care, Wound Repair and Regeneration, Advances in Wound Care.

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