Alan Price

Research Fellow

Alan Price is a research fellow in Public Health, whose main research interest is fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). His PhD thesis was on the impact of childhood trauma on cognitive and behavioural functioning in children with FASD. He is currently working with colleagues at Salford and in the NHS and charity sector to develop a training programme for parents and carers of children with FASD. He is also involved in a piece of research to estimate the prevalence of FASD in Greater Manchester. Alan is a founding member of the UK FASD Research Collaboration, and is a member of the steering group for a Greater Manchester project to reduce Alcohol Exposed Pregnancies. He is also a member of the Professional Advisory Panel for Irish FASD charity EndPAE. Alan has delivered guest lectures on FASD to undergraduate and postgraduate students in Psychology, Nursing and Midwifery. He has also taught on undergraduate Psychology modules including Introduction to Research Methods, Advanced Research Methods and Developmental Psychology. In December 2019, Alan and his colleagues hosted the first University of Salford Conference on FASD at Media City.