Professor Miriam Santer

Professor Miriam Santer

Professor of Primary Care Research

Research interests

  • Self-management of long-term conditions
  • Primary Care Dermatology - particularly eczema, acne and cellulitis
  • Mixed methods research including development and evaluation of complex interventions

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Accepting applications from PhD students.

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Miriam Santer is a GP at Denmark Road Medical Centre in Bournemouth and a Professor of Primary Care Research in the Faculty of Medicine.

Her broad research interests and collaborations include a particular focus on supporting self-management for long-term conditions. 

Professor Santer co-leads NIHR programmes on supporting self-management for eczema and acne and an RCT of spironolactone vs placebo for the treatment of acne in women. 

Other research interests include NIHR programme grants: Rapid and Efficient Eczema Trials (RAPID); PROMPPT Management of Opioids and Persistent Pain study; NIHR HTA-funded BEE trial (Best Emollient for Eczema), TIGER (Trial of Eczema allergy Screening Tests) and COAT (cellulitis) trials.

Please visit the Primary Care Research Centre website to view our research themes and projects.