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Dan Marshall

PhD Student

Kath Maguire

I started my PenCLAHRC funded PhD in January 2015. The PhD title is “An exploration of person-centred care in a community weight management centre". The aims of this project are to explore person-centred care in the context of a community weight management clinic and use a rich narrative data set that acknowledges and identifies the complex origins of obesity to tailor individualised care. The PhD will also explore and evaluate how person-centred models of care could maximise engagement, retention in and outcomes from weight management interventions in a sustainable effective long-term approach to obesity-related ill health.

The project will use a mixed-methods approach including fieldwork, narrative interviews with patients, self-report questionnaires, and semi-structured interviews. I have an academic background in psychology, which includes an undergraduate degree in psychology and an MSc in social and organisational psychology. My prior experience includes working in primary care as a mental health worker for four years and as a social care assistant with people with learning disabilities for two years. I have also worked as a research assistant for four years on a number of projects.

To find out more, please visit the PhD project page.

 

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01752 764478 or 07896 439393

Employed by
University of Plymouth

Areas of expertise
Primary care mental health, person-centred care, weight management

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What IAPT services can learn from those who do not attend

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Partnership with Dartington Service Design Lab boosted by strategic collaboration with PenCHORD

18 October 2017

The Dartington Service Design Lab is entering into a strategic collaboration with PenCHORD (the Peninsula Collaboration...
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Prof Adrian Taylor appointed Associate Dean for Research in PUPSMD

02 October 2017

Following his recent appointment as Associate Dean for Research for Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of...
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Prestigious prize awarded at ORAHS 2017

29 September 2017

Many congratulations to Sebastian Rachuba, who was awarded the Steve Gallivan prize at the EURO Working...
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Research Projects

PenCHORD: Evaluation of the PenCHORD Health Service Modelling Associates programme (EmMA)

Theme: Evidence for Policy and Practice

This evaluation (EmMA) provides an independent and qualitative review of the first iteration of the...
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Improving the mental health of children and young people with long term conditions

Theme: Mental Health & Dementia

Systematic review evaluating the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of interventions aimed at improving the mental health...
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Research Projects