University of Hertfordshire

Dr Daksha Trivedi B.Sc Hons, M.Sc, Ph.D (Lon), M.Phil, Cantab

Senior Research Fellow, Evidence Based Practice

Daksha Trivedi

Dr Daksha Trivedi B.Sc Hons, M.Sc, Ph.D (Lon), M.Phil, Cantab

Senior Research Fellow, Evidence Based Practice

Postal address:
University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
United Kingdom

Overview

Dr Daksha Trivedi trained as a scientist and obtained her Ph.D (King’s College, London) and M.Sc, Faculty of Medicine, University of London before moving into health care research. Having completed an M. Phil in Epidemiology at the University of Cambridge,  she led research projects on the prevention of osteoporosis and service-academic partnership initiatives between Cambridge University and Cambridgeshire Primary Care Trusts for smoking cessation research. Daksha has an interest in Evidence Based Practice and Mixed Methods and has led a number of systematic reviews commissioned by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). She is an editor for the Cochrane Library, Associate Editor for Primary Health Care Research & Development, member of the Cochrane Nursing Care Research Network and member of the NIHR Research for Patient Benefit Regional Advisory Committee.  She is module lead for Clinical Trials (Masters in Clinical Research) and supervises students on the Professional Doctorate in Health Research. She is a peer reviewer for Cochrane reviews Injuries Group, NIHR funding bodies, and journals. She has been a co-applicant, co-investigator and project manager on a number of projects (see Research interests, outputs and activities). Dr Trivedi is leading an NIHR funded project on the management of Behavioural and Psychological symptoms in Dementia in community dwelling older people. 

Overview

Evidence synthesis and systematic reviews of both quantitative and qualitative research:

  • Management of Behavioural and Psychological symptoms in Dementia in community dwelling older people
  • Prevention of childhood obesity
  • Nutritional interventions in community dwelling older people
  • Systematic review of reviews and mapping of evidence for the prevention of teenage pregnancy (commissioned by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence NICE)
  • Systematic review for the prevention of sexually transmitted infections and under 18 conceptions (NICE)
  • An integrated review of reviews on the nursing contribution to chronic disease management (commissioned by the National Institute for Health Research, Service Delivery Organisation NIHR SDO)
  • Systematic review on the effectiveness of inter professional team working for community dwelling older people (funded by the NIHR SDO)
  • Cochrane reviews for Cochrane Injuries Group (Colloids for fluid resuscitation)
  •  Cochrane Nursing Care Network – Evidence transfer programme (summaries of Cochrane nursing reviews)
  • Systematic review of physical activity interventions; depression in South Asians (Qualitative)

Quantitative methods, epidemiology, cross-sectional and cohort studies, evaluation of complex interventions, clinical trials (Vitamin D trial for prevention of osteoporosis in older people;erectile dysfunction and statins trial)

Evidence synthesis: Research methods for qualitative and quantitative reviews, mixed methods, integrating diverse study types

Research expertise: As above and Quantitative designs, integrated review methodologies with qualitative designs and data.  

 

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