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- Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
- 2008 - PhD ‘How do people with a diagnosis, caregivers and health care professionals represent dementia: An exploratory assessment using the Common Sense Self Regulation Model’ - University of Aberdeen
- 1998 – MSc Public Health and Health Services Research – University of Aberdeen
- 1997 – MA Sociology 2:1 – University of Aberdeen
Current and Previous Roles
- 2009-Present Lecturer, Academic Unit of Primary Care, University of Leeds
- 2002-2008 Research Fellow, Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen
- 2001-2002 Research Fellow, Department of General Practice, University of Aberdeen
- 2000-2001 Research Fellow, Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York
- 1998-2000 Research Assistant and Assistant Review Group Co-ordinator, Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen and the Cochrane Collaboration.
Current Research Interests
- Implementation research
- The application of psychological theory to behaviour change
- The management of chronic illness
- Illness Representations
- Shared and discrepant understandings of illness
Current and Recent Research
Incentives, inequalities and influences: an evaluation of a local pay-for-performance scheme for primary care. Foy R, Glidewell L, West R, Hand W, Doran T, Newton M. NIHR Research for Patient Benefit. £203,339; 2011-13 for 18 months. Co-investigator.
How do people with a memory condition, their carers and health care professionals involved in their care make sense of and cope with their condition: an exploratory assessment using the self regulation model. Glidewell L, Johnston M, Thomas R, Athawes D. Chief Scientist Office personal training fellowship. £119,347; 2005-08. Principal Investigator.
- Postgraduate tutor
- Module lead Research and Evaluation Methods BSc Primary Care
- Contributes to the MSc in Primary Care
- Contributes to the MSc in Health Psychology
- Contributes to the MBChB Individuals and Populations
- Supervision of students undertaking: Intercalated BSc primary care; MSc in Primary Care; Doctorate in Clinical Psychology; and PhDs.
- Pastoral tutor MSc primary care students
I am interested in applying social science theories to understand patient/professional behaviour.
Current PhD Students
Dr Sarah Alderson. Beliefs about depression associated with chronic physical disease. Co-supervised with Prof Allan House
Su Wood. Drug use and dosing in the reduced renal function of the elderly in primary care. Co-supervised with Professor Theo Raynor and Dr Duncan Petty
UK Society for Behavioural Medicine; Treasurer 2010-present