Staff Profiles

Dr Jo Brett


Senior Research Fellow

Department of Midwifery, Community and Public Health

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences


Senior Research Fellow

Jo joined Oxford Brookes University in April 2014.  Prior to this she worked as a Research Fellow at Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick from 2006 to 2014; as a Research Fellow for the NICE National Collaborating Centre, Oxford from 2004 to 2006; and as a Research Associate at the Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford from 1994 to 2004.

Her current research interests are patient-centred care, quality of life, patient experiences and supportive health care needs in cancer survivorship. She is also interested in cancer prevention, and improving health care for patients with chronic diseases.

She works as a qualitative research advisor for the NIHR Research Design Service and is a lead for the Healthy Ageing & Care Network at Oxford Brookes University

She has a PhD in Health Sciences from Warwick Medical School, an MSc in Evidence-Based Health Care from the University of Oxford, and MA in Applied Social Research Skills with distinction from University of Warwick.