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Ms Zuhur Balayah

Research Assistant

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Zuhur joined the Centre of Implementation Science in 2019 as a Research Assistant for the development and evaluation of an Education in Quality Improvement Programme (EQUIP). Which aims to develop and implement a nationally scalable, evidence-based and user-informed training and capacity development programme in quality improvement skills to embed in urological surgery departments across the UK. Prior to joining CIS, she worked within in the College of Medicine Dean’s Office at Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences in the UAE, supporting the research and graduate studies office and facilitating student research projects. Previously, roles held include Senior Trials Manager position at the Pragmatic Clinical Trials Unit, Queen Mary University of London and led the coordination of several multicentre clinical trials and large observational studies across different disciplines at St George’s, University of London and the Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit. Zuhur studied BSc in Pharmacology at University College London and MSc in Public Health at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. 

Research Interests 

  • Improvement and Implementation Science  
  • Quality Improvement  
  • Public Health  
  • Population Health