Dr. Eleanor J Hothersall

Undergraduate Teaching Lead for Public Health, Convenor Systems in Practice, Consultant in Public Health

Address:

Undergraduate Medical School Office
Level 7
Ninewells Hospital and Medical School
Dundee
DD1 9SY

Phone Number:

+(44) 01382 383812

Email Address:

e.hothersall@dundee.ac.uk

Biography

Dr Ellie Hothersall graduated from University College London in 2000 with an Intercalated BSc in Medical Anthropology (1st Class Honours), and with MBChB from the University of Glasgow in 2001. Since then, her career has taken her through a postgraduate certificate in Health Economics at University of Aberdeen and an MD from the University of Glasgow in 2008.

She completed Higher Specialist Training in Public Health in the West Midlands, and was an NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Public Health at the University of Birmingham. She has completed the NIHR Clinical Academic Leadership programme at Ashridge as part of that Fellowship.

She is a Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute, and of the Faculty of Public Health.

Research

Dr Hothersall has a research interest in teaching and assessment of Public Health and related subjects.

 

Publications

E.J. Hothersall, S.J. Livingstone, H.C. Looker, S.F. Ahmed, S. Cleland, G.P. Leese, R.S. Lindsay, J. McKnight, D. Pearson, S. Philip S, S.H. Wild, H.M. Colhoun. Contemporary Risk of Hip Fracture in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes: A National Registry Study from Scotland. Journal of Bone Mineral Research 2013;  doi: 10.1002/jbmr.2118. [Epub ahead of print]

H. C. Looker, S. O. Nyangoma,D. T. Cromie, J. A. Olson, G. P. Leese, S. Philip, M. W. Black, J. Doig, N. Lee, A. Briggs, E. J. Hothersall, A. D. Morris, R. S. Lindsay, J. A. McKnight, D. W. M. Pearson, N. A. Sattar, S. H. Wild, P. McKeigue, H. M. Colhoun & Scottish Diabetes Research Network (SDRN) Epidemiology Group and the Scottish Diabetic Retinopathy Collaborative Predicted impact of extending the screening interval for diabetic retinopathy: the Scottish Diabetic Retinopathy Screening programme Diabetologia 2013; 56, 8, 1716-1725

S.J. Livingstone, H. C. Looker, E.J. Hothersall , S.H. Wild, R.S. Lindsay, J. Chalmers, S. Cleland, G.P. Leese, J. McKnight, A.D. Morris, D.W.M. Pearson, N.R. Peden, J.R. Petrie, S. Philip, N. Sattar, F. Sullivan, H.M. Colhoun Risk of Cardiovascular disease and Total Mortality in Adults with Type 1 Diabetes: Scottish Registry Linkage Study. PLoS Medicine 2012; 9(10), e10011321

E. Hothersall, S. de Bellis-Ayres, R. Jordan Factors associated with uptake of pandemic influenza vaccine among General Practitioners and Practice Nurses in Shropshire (In Press, Accepted 11th June 2012) Primary Care Respiratory Journal

T. Marshall, B. Taylor, E. Hothersall, L. Perez Martin Plagiarism: a case study of quality improvement in a taught postgraduate programme Medical Teacher 2011; 33(7):e375-81

T. Marshall, E. Hothersall Book Chapter: “Needs Assessment” in: Commissioning for Health and Well-being: an introduction Editor: Jon Glasby, Bristol, Policy Press (2012)

N. Inglis, T. Fowler, E. Hothersall, N. Malhotra The role of the public health specialist and how to access specialist public health advice Innovait 2011, 4(12):719-728

A. Murphy, K. Blyth, R. Chaudhuri, E. Hothersall, N. C. Thomson, K. Dargie Assessment of Cardiac MRI in Detecting Occult Myocardial Ischemia in COPD Respiration 2009; DOI: 10.1159/000203354

E. Hothersall, R. Chaudhuri, J. Meiklejohn, I. Fraser, J. Lafferty, C. McSharry, A. McMahon, N. Sattar, I. MacInnes, S. Wood, N. C. Thomson Effects of atorvastatin added to inhaled corticosteroids on lung function and sputum cell counts in atopic asthma Thorax 2008; 63(12):1070-1075

R. Chaudhuri, C. McSharry, A. McCoard, E. Livingston, E. Hothersall, M. Spears, J. Lafferty, N. C. Thomson Role of symptoms and lung function in determining asthma control in smokers with asthma Allergy 2008; 63:132-135

E. Hothersall, C. McSharry and N. C. ThomsonPotential therapeutic role for statins in respiratory disease Thorax 2006;61:729-734

Teaching

Dr Ellie Hothersall is currently the ACT funded Lead for the Public Health Theme in the undergraduate medical curriculum at the University of Dundee. She is involved in curriculum design, devising new teaching, and delivery of some of that teaching. She is also enrolled in the Masters in Medical Education course at the University.  She has been the Deputy Convenor for Systems in Practice since October 2012, with responsibility for the first three years of the undergraduate medical curriculum.

 She has extensive experience of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level at a number of universities in the West Midlands, and of curriculum development at Keele University.

Conferences

E. Hothersall Core Public Health for Tomorrow’s Doctors Scottish Faculty of Public Health, Dunblane, November 2013

N. Lafferty, A. Manca, E. Hothersall, L.J Smith  Workshop: Social Media in Undergraduate Medical Education: FOAMEd Association for Medical Education in Europe, Prague, August 2013

E. Hothersall, B. McKenzie, S. Barna Workshop: Core Public Health for Tomorrow’s Doctors: Who, What, Why, Where, When, How? Association for Study of Medical Education, Edinburgh, July 2013

N. Lafferty, A. Manca, E. Hothersall, R. Patel, T. Bird Workshop: Social Media in Undergraduate Medical Education: FOAMEd Association for Study of Medical Education, Edinburgh, July 2013

E. Hothersall, A. Manca Oral presentation: Using Twitter for undergraduate teaching of Public Health - #fluscenario Association for Study of Medical Education, Edinburgh, July 2013

E. Hothersall Oral presentation: Using Twitter for undergraduate teaching of Public Health - #fluscenario eLearning Symposium, Dundee, 31st May 2013

E. Hothersall Oral presentation: Using Twitter for undergraduate teaching of Public Health - #fluscenario Teaching and Learning Symposium, Dundee 13th March 2013

E. Hothersall on behalf of SDRN-Epi Risk factors for complications of type 1 diabetes: a nationwide comparison European Diabetes Epidemiology Group, Swansea Saturday 12th May 2012

N. Samrai, R. Smith, C. Griffin, K. Hemming, E. Hothersall, J. Middleton Linking Housing and Health Data - Producing Evidence Based Outcomes UK Public Health Association, Manchester 24 March 2010

E. Hothersall on behalf of SDRN-Epi Risk factors for complications of type 1 diabetes: a nationwide comparison European Diabetes Epidemiology Group, Swansea Saturday 12th May 2012