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Meet the people

The IMPASS Research Team includes a strong collaboration of clinicians, policy makers, patients and their supporters, researchers and health professionals from the UK, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Each collaborator makes a valuable contribution towards the aims of the project and work together to guide the strategic direction of our research and activities. Please see a list of our partners and people involved, below.

ARK Foundation (ARK), Bangladesh

Professor Rumana Huque

Executive Director, ARK Foundation, and University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
University of York (UoY), UK

Dr Hannah Jennings

Lecturer in Global Mental Health

Professor Najma Siddiqi

Lead, Mental Health research theme (SPIRIT-D); Co-lead, Research Capacity Strengthening Working Group; Clinical Professor in Psychiatry

Prof. Helen Elsey

Co-Lead, KEDI Working Group; Professor of Global Public Health
National Institute of Mental Health & Hospital, Bangladesh

Dr Helal Ahmed

Associate Professor
Rawalpindi Medical University, Pakistan

Professor Asad Nizami

Lead, Mental Health research theme; Director of IoP, Benazir Bhutto Hospital, Rawalpindi Medical University

Dr Qurrat ul Ain

Quantitative research Fellow
London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

Professor David McDaid

Associate Professorial Research Fellow in Health Policy and Health Economics
Keele University

Professor Saeed Farooq

Professor & Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist
University of Dundee, UK

Dr Jan R Boehnke

Senior Lecturer in Evaluation Design and Research Methods
National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), India

Professor Pratima Murthy

Professor of Psychiatry and Director of NIMHANS
The Initiative, Pakistan

Dr Amina Khan

Project Manager

Mr Saeed Ansari

Database Manager

Mr Salman Sohail

Qualitative Research Fellow