Meet the team

Professor Rose McCabe

Professor of Clinical Communication, Project lead

Rose's web profile

Phone: +44 (0) 1392 725950

Professor Stefan Priebe, Dr med.habil, Dipl.-Pysch, FRCPsych

Professor of Social and Community Psychiatry, Queen Mary, University of London and Director of WHO Collaborating Centre for Mental Health Services Development, Co-investigator

Stefan's web profile

Phone: +44 (0) 20 7540 4210

Ms Jemima Dooley

Postgraduate researcher

Jemima has a BA in Psychology and Philosophy from the University of Oxford, and after graduating worked in mental health services, including as an assistant psychologist in a memory clinic. She first started working with Rose in 2011, on a research project piloting a training intervention for psychiatrists communicating for patients with psychosis. She is now studying for a PhD at the University of Exeter, with a primary interest in how diagnosis delivery affects patient and companion understanding and involvement in memory clinic meetings. She also assists Maya with the ShareD project in Devon.

Phone: +44 (0) 1392 5650

Dr Cate Bailey

Academic clinical fellow

Cate is an Academic Clinical Fellow in Old Age Psychiatry and CT2 Psychiatrist. She works for East London NHS Foundation Trust and Queen Mary University. She joined the project as part of her academic post and has been involved in data collection, focus groups and the systematic review of directly observed communication in dementia.


Dr Abby Russell

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Phone: +44 (0) 1392 722985

Nick Bass

Senior Lecturer, Molecular Psychiatry Laboratory, UCL

Nick's clinical post is attached to East London NHS Foundation Trust, where he is a Consultant for the Tower Hamlets diagnostic memory clinic. He is generally interested in the genetics of human disease but particularly genetic effects on mental disorders. Nick is involved in a number of projects which aim to improve our understanding of the genetic architecture of intellectual disabilities, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.