Jillian joined SCPHRP in 2017 and has been involved in several projects. She recently finished up the Forest School Project, a study that was designed in collaboration with the Nature Unlimited staff, who requested the data collection and study in order to rigorously evaluate their programme and intervention. SCPHRPs Larry Doi, Ruth Jepson and Yvonne Laird are also involved with the study. Jillian is also working on the 20 MPH study project, leading data collection teams to capture the public perception of the implementation of 20mph speed limits in several areas of Edinburgh by the City of Edinburgh Council.
Jillian has a BSc in Kinesiology and Health Science and is currently a Master of Public Health student at the University of Waterloo (Canada). Jillian also works for NHS Lothian as a Falls Assistant Practitioner. Previous experience involved working as a personal trainer, exercise physiologist and disability case manager.
Contact Jillian at Jillian.Manner@ed.ac.uk