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Who We Are

Meet the HELP Hampshire team

Dr James Faulkner - Health Physiologist, University of Winchester
Project Lead


Dr James Faulkner is a BASES-accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist and a Reader in Exercise Physiology at the University of Winchester (February 2015 to present). Whilst in New Zealand, James coordinated the Massey University Phase II Cardiac Rehabilitation Programme, and founded the first secondary prevention clinic for minor stroke and TIA patients. James’ research assesses the benefits of physical activity as a means of secondary prevention care for patients with cardiovascular and/or cerebrovascular disease. In particular, patients who have experienced a stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA) or cardiac event.

Dr Lucy Sykes- Consultant Physician, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr. Lucy Sykes qualified from Trinity College, Oxford in 2003 and since then has worked in both the UK and Australia.  She holds MRCP (UK) Geriatric Medicine, and works as a Consultant Stroke Physician at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK.  As well as clinical medicine, Lucy has an active interest in Medical Education and the positive impact of this on patient care within a health service. 

Collaborative Researchers

Dr Danielle Lambrick

Associate Professor

University of Southampton, UK

Dr Andrew Mitchelmore
Senior Lecturer

University of Oxford Brookes
Dr Lee Stoner 

Associate Professor

University of North Carolina, US

Dr Simon Fryer

Senior Lecturer

University of Gloucestershire

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Keeron Stone

Research Fellow

Cardiff Metropolitan University

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