Dr Sharon Parsons is a Senior Research Officer within the Diabetes Research Group, Swansea University Medical School. Sharon joined the University in 2012 to co-ordinate a large, multi-centre trial looking at self-monitoring of blood glucose in people with type 2 diabetes. This subsequently became the topic of her PhD thesis, which she completed in 2019.
Previously Sharon was Network Manager of the NIHR Thames Valley Diabetes Local Research Network based in Oxford and prior to that R&D Manager at the Royal Berkshire Hospital NHS Trust. Her early career was based with Kensington, Chelsea & Westminster Health Authority Public Health Department who supported her to undertake a Master degree in Public Health Medicine.