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Dr Alicia Renedo

BSc MSc PhD

Associate Professor

LSHTM
15-17 Tavistock Place
London
WC1H 9SH
United Kingdom

Tel.
+44 20 7927 2074

I co-lead the DEPTH group (Dialogue, Evidence, Participation and Translation for Health).

My research focuses on community participation, patient and public involvement and co-production to improve health. I am a social psychologist by background with experise in qualitative methodologies. I have an interest in using and developing social theory to contribute to innovative ways of understanding and practising health and healthcare.

Affiliations

Department of Public Health, Environments and Society
Faculty of Public Health and Policy

Centres

Centre for Maternal Adolescent Reproductive & Child Health (MARCH)

Teaching

I supervise PhDs and I am a tutor in the MSc Public Health.

I teach on the following modules: Principles of Social Research, Qualitative Methodologies, Health Services Research.

 

Research

My research focuses on different aspects of participatory approaches to improving health and equity, with a particular emphasis on knowledge co-production, citizenship and patient activism. I have used ethnographic methods to research patient and public involvement in healthcare quality improvement in the NHS.

My research also focuses on health and healthcare experiences, with particular attention to how these interact with people's socio-cultural and material contexts. I have conducted participatory qualitative research to understand transitions to adulthood among young people living with sickle cell. "This Sickle Cell Life" project was co-produced with young people, carers and clinicians. More information about this project: here.

Many of my papers are openly available via LSHTM research online.

Research Area
Health inequalities
Adolescent health
Ethnography
Qualitative methods
Discipline
Psychology
Sociology
Social Sciences
Country
United Kingdom