Emergency Department Researcher in Residence


ORCID ID: 0000-0001-6636-0621

Mary started as researcher-in-residence in November 2020, two days a week, in the ED Clinical Research Unit.  The role is designed to work as an embedded researcher on studies and projects in subjects relating to the diversity of patient conditions in emergency care. Initially, the role has two broad aims: 1. to co-design and lead on the implementation and evaluation of a ‘researcher-in-residence’ model in the emergency department setting. 2. To support the development of a portfolio of research around older people in emergency settings, particularly the management of frail, older trauma patients.

Professional Profile

Mary achieved a Master’s in Medical Sociology in 2000 and holds a PhD from University of London evaluating advanced paramedic roles.

Mary has been a researcher based in the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education at Kingston University and St George’s, University of London since 2005, working on a range of healthcare workforce and pre-hospital emergency care studies, and is currently part-time Associate Professor in the Emergency Cardiovascular and Critical Care Research Group She also worked for a number of years in audit and research with London Ambulance Service NHS Trust.

She has authored a number of publications.  She enjoys supervising student research at post-graduate level.  https://www.kingston.ac.uk/staff/profile/dr-mary-halter-926/

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Email: mary.halter@stgeorges.nhs.uk

Telephone: 020 8266 6923