Opportunity details

Help design and communicate research of outcomes in those with asthma or skin conditions

Do people with asthma or skin conditions develop adverse health problems more than those without?

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Full description:

Contribute your ideas to research projects investigating why people with asthma, eczema (atopic dermatitis) or psoriasis have more health problem compared to people without these conditions. We use large amounts of information collected when people visit their doctor to identify health outcomes and links with other health conditions.

We are looking for people with asthma, eczema or psoriasis to join our research group to contribute ideas, review our work and help us interpret our findings.

Date from

10th January 2021

Date to

28th February 2022


Skin Disease Epidemiology and Health Data Research Group @ LSHTM

We are a group of multidisciplinary academics working on a diverse portfolio of epidemiology research, largely focused on skin disease. One of our major goals is research aimed at improving the health and quality of life of people with eczema and psoriasis. Our previous work includes measuring the association between eczema and obesity, lymphoma, bone fractures, heart disease and mental health conditions.


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All of health care
Mental health
Primary care
Respiratory disorders
Skin disorder/dermatology


All of England

Involvement type:

Identifying and prioritising

What support is offered?

We provide initial training, and ongoing support and mentoring from our research group that includes other patient representatives.


We will reimburse you for your time, consistent with the INVOLVE guidance). Those contributing to PPI steering group meetings to discuss ideas and review materials will be paid £100 per meeting (including pre-meeting preparation and post-meeting discussions), for up to 8 PPI representatives


In line with INVOLVE guidance, all out of pocket expenses for attending meetings will be covered for up to 8 PPI representatives. These include travel, food and subsistence as appropriate

Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?