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Dr Megan Armstrong
Dept. Primary Care & Population Health
University College London
Royal Free Campus
London
NW3 2PF
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Appointment
  • Senior Research Fellow and Programme Manager
  • Primary Care & Population Health
  • Institute of Epidemiology & Health
  • Faculty of Pop Health Sciences
Biography

Megan is a Senior Research Fellow interested in supporting people to manage their long-term health conditions, behaviour change, and reducing health inequalities. After completing her PhD, Megan joined UCL in 2015 and is an accredited i-act manager for positive mental health and wellbeing. 

Education 

  • PhD in Medical studies from Exeter Medical School
  • MSc in Research Methods from University of Hertfordshire (Distinction)
  • BSc (Hons) in Psychology from University of Hertfordshire (First Class Honours)

Research Summary

Megan has worked across several projects including reducing discrimination towards disabled children, enabling health care and palliative care access for people experiencing homelessness, psycho-therapies and complementary therapies for people with palliative care needs, and self-management and behaviour change techniques for people with Parkinson's. Megan is the principal investigator of 'Optimising self-management of long-term multi-morbidity in people who are experiencing socioeconomic deprivation' project and the Trial Manager of 'PD-Care', as well as an editor at BMC Health Services Research journal.

Teaching Summary

Megan regularly tutors and supervises MSc students and is currently supervising two PhD students based at the Institute of Neurology. Megan is the co-lead of the Health Psychology module on the BSc Population Health and teaches on several MSc courses (e.g., Social Epidemiology and Population Health). 

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