Who made this giving up smoking resource?

Laura Griffith

Laura Griffith was a senior researcher at Health Experiences Research Group, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford. Laura obtained her DPhil from the University of Sussex in 2006. She has a background in anthropology and her main research interests are mental health, ethnicity and social inequalities in health.


Many people helped with putting together this website. I would like to thank all the members of the advisory panel, Sue Ziebland, Peter Griffith, Andrew Herxheimer, Qaim Zaidi (British Heart Foundation), Rebecca Ashley and Selina Nwulu (NCT), Dawn Powers (Warwickshire Stop Smoking Service), Lorraine Bradbury (Bradford and Airedale Stop Smoking Service), Mary Monaghan (Stop Smoking Co-ordinator Edinburgh), Margaret Hewitson (North Yorkshire Stop Smoking Service), Imogen Ware (Arab British Centre), Claire Dohetry (Allen Carr Easyway), Lucy Ball (Sheffield City Council).

Chair: Sue Ziebland – Research Director, Health Experiences Research Group
Dr Helen Salisbury – Health Experiences Research Group
Ms Lindsay Stead – Review Group Co-ordinator, Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford
Prof Odette Parry – Director of Social Inclusion Research Unit
Prof Kate Hunt – Programme Leader, Gender and Health, MRC Social & Public Health Sciences Unit ,Glasgow
Mr Paul Hewitson – Senior Research Officer, Department of Primary Care, University of Oxford
Prof Paul Aveyard, Senior Lecturer, Primary Care Clinical Sciences, The University of Birmingham
Maria Farrell– Director of Communications, QUIT
Conrad Keating, Writer-In-Residence, Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine

Supported by:
This is a summary of independent research funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) under its Programme Grants for Applied Research funding scheme (RP-PG-0608-10147). The views expressed are those of the authors, and not necessarily those of the NHS, the NIHR or the Department of Health.

Grant holders:
Sue Ziebland
Louise Locock
John Powell
Sally Wyke
Pamela Briggs
Elizabeth Sillence
Peter Harris
Andrew Farmer
Rafael Perrera
Sula Wiltshire
Crispin Jenkinson
Margaret Booth
Bob Gann