UCL  IRIS
Institutional Research Information Service
UCL Logo
Please report any queries concerning the funding data grouped in the sections named "Externally Awarded" or "Internally Disbursed" (shown on the profile page) to your Research Finance Administrator. Your can find your Research Finance Administrator at https://www.ucl.ac.uk/finance/research/rs-contacts.php by entering your department
Please report any queries concerning the student data shown on the profile page to:

Email: portico-services@ucl.ac.uk

Help Desk: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ras/portico/helpdesk
 More search options
Dr Geraldine Barrett
237B
74 Huntley Street
Medical School Building
London
WC1E 6AU
Appointment
  • Principal Research Associate
  • Reproductive Health
  • Inst for Women's Health
  • Faculty of Pop Health Sciences
Biography

Dr Geraldine Barrett is a social scientist who has worked in public health/health services research since the early 1990s. Dr Barrett’s first degree was in Sociology and Social Policy in 1991, followed by a post as a research officer in Department of Public Health at Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster Health Authority and a Masters degree in Medical Sociology. She then moved to the Department of Public Health Sciences at St George’s Hospital Medical School, and then onto the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine with an MRC special training fellowship in health services research in 1998. She completed her PhD in public health in 2002 which, in developing the “London Measure of Unplanned Pregnancy”, combined her interests in women’s reproductive health, social science and methodological research. She moved to Brunel University as a lecturer in 2003, becoming a senior lecturer in 2006. She joined UCL Institute for Women’s Health in January 2017.

Research Groups
Research Themes
Research Summary

Dr Barrett has a long-standing research interest in women’s sexual and reproductive health, including unplanned pregnancy, contraception, and pre-pregnancy health and care. Her other research interest is research methodology, particularly psychometric measure development and evaluation. She developed the London Measure of Unplanned Pregnancy (LMUP), a measure of pregnancy intention/planning, which is now used internationally. She is responsible for the LMUP webpage/handbook (www.lmup.org.uk) and is involved in ongoing methodological research with the LMUP. She advises and collaborates on evaluations of the LMUP in new languages and populations around the world.

Teaching Summary

Dr Barrett's teaching focus is research methods in health and health services. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Academic Background
2002 PhD Doctor of Philosophy – Public Health London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
1995 MSc Master of Science – Medical Sociology Royal Holloway
1991 BA Hons Bachelor of Arts (Honours) – Sociology and Social Policy Royal Holloway
Please report any queries concerning the data shown on this page to https://www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/helpdesk/helpdesk_web_form.php
University College London - Gower Street - London - WC1E 6BT Tel:+44 (0)20 7679 2000

© UCL 1999–2011

Search by