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Dr Henry Potts
401
222 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DA
Tel: 020 3549 5303
Fax: 020 7679 8002
Appointment
  • Senior Lecturer
  • CHIME
  • Institute of Health Informatics
  • Faculty of Pop Health Sciences
Biography

Dr Henry Potts studied Natural Sciences as an undergraduate at the University of Cambridge, and then did a PhD in health psychology at the Institute of Psychiatry (King's College, London) and an MSc in Applied Statistics at the University of Oxford. He initially worked for the Imperial Cancer Research Fund (now Cancer Research UK) in Oxford, with his first position in health informatics being at UCL's School of Public Policy.

He began an association with CHIME in 2001, taking on a part-time contracted position in 2003 and moving there full-time in October 2004. In October 2010, he was promoted to Senior Lecturer.

Research Summary

My research focuses on the adoption and use of new information and communication technologies in healthcare from a sociotechnical perspective. Current work focuses on m-health (healthcare on mobile phones) and Personal Health Records. I study other uses of the Internet, in particular newer models focusing on user-generated content and peer-to-peer support. I also study sociotechnical implications of various health technologies, like electronic healthcare records and decision support systems.

I also have methodological interests in evidence-based medicine, systematic reviewing and interdisciplinary work.

Teaching Summary

Most of my teaching is on the Health Informatics postgraduate programme: I run the module on Research Methods, and also teach on modules on e-Health, Patient Safety, Principles of Health Informatics, and Using Information in Healthcare Management. I am also the Institute of Health Informatics' Graduate Tutor (Research). I also do some undergraduate teaching (MBBS and Psychology BSc) and am involved with the new MSc in Data Science for Research in Health & Biomedicine. I teach both with traditional methods, but also in a blended learning environment using Moodle.

Appointments
01-OCT-2010 Senior Lecturer Centre for Health Informatics & Multiprofessional Education UCL, United Kingdom
01-OCT-2004 – 30-SEP-2010 Lecturer Centre for Health Informatics & Multiprofessional Education UCL, United Kingdom
Academic Background
2009 PGCert Postgraduate Certificate – Learning and Teaching University College London
1999 PhD Doctor of Philosophy – Psychology King's College London
1996 MSc Master of Science – Applied Statistics University of Oxford
1991 BA Hons Bachelor of Arts (Honours) – Natural Sciences University of Cambridge
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