Dena’s main area of research interest is in the field of healthcare with a focus on enhancement of quality of life in chronic diseases.
Evans, R. & Digweed, D. (2011) Reglureins.
The British Journal of Diabetes & Vascular Disease. 11. p. 322-323.
Ross, R., Whitaker, M., Digweed, D., Spielmann, S., Huatan, H., Eckland, D., Blankenstein, O. & Krude, H. (2014) Development of oral hydrocortisone granules with taste masking for the treatment of neonates and infants with adrenal insufficiency.
Endocrine Abstracts. 35. p. 30.
Mallappa, A., Sinaii, N., Kumar, P., Whitaker, M., Daley, L-A., Digweed, D., Eckland, D., VanRyzin, C., Nieman, L., Arlt, W., Ross, R. & Merke, D. (2014)
A Phase 2 Study of Chronocort®, a Modified-release Formulation of Hydrocortisone, in the Treatment of Adults with Classic Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia.
J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. Available from:
BSc (Hons) Biology (Bristol)
PgC Teaching in Higher Education
RSA, NVQ Level II, (Sport & Recreation) Coaching Teaching and instructing in the Context of Exercise and Fitness, (Stages 1 & 2)
OCR, NVQ Level II, Pilates
National Governing Body qualifications to teach:
- Exercise to Music
- Step Aerobics
- 50+ exercise
- Aqua Aerobics
- Aqua Natal
- Pre & Post Natal (Dry Land)
- Pilates/Mind Body
- Kids Fit: Promoting HRE to Pupils at Key Stage 1 & 2
Recognised Training in disciplines for which a formal qualification is not available:
- Spin Cycling
- Teen Fit
- Line Dancing
- Body Conditioning
- Body Max
- Ballet Fusion
- Aqua for the older adult