John Gladman, Professor of the Medicine of Older People

John leads the Frail Older People theme of the East Midlands AHSN, and the Caring for Older People and Stroke Survivors theme of CLAHRC East Midlands. He is joint Lead of the Interventions to Reduce Musculoskeletal Ageing theme of the Birmingham-Nottingham MRC-ARUK Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research and supports research grant giving for the Dunhill Medical Trust and the Abbeyfield Foundation.

John is well known for his early trials of community based stroke rehabilitation, including DOMINO ((DOMiciliary therapy In Nottingham) and TOTAL (the Trial of Occupational Therapy And Leisure) which was the first multi-centre stroke rehabilitation RCT in the UK. His current research projects include: falls in people with dementia; chair based exercise; hypertension in people with dementia; community hospitals; promoting resilience in older people; and improving the urgent care of older people.

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