Rachel Hawkins

BSc (Hons), MSc

Population Health, School of Medicine and Population Health

PhD student

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Rachel Hawkins
Population Health, School of Medicine and Population Health
The Innovation Centre
217 Portobello
S1 4DP

BSc (Hons) Psychology, Manchester Metropolitan University

MSc Health Psychology, Manchester Metropolitan University

Trainee Health Psychologist (British Psychological Society Qualification in Health Psychology independent route)

Research interests

PhD title: Reducing emergency admission in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases 

  • Health Psychology, Behavioural Science
  • Healthcare professional behaviour in service delivery: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, cancer screening
  • Qualitative methods
  • Complex interventions
  • Prevention and early detection of chronic disease
  • Reducing inequalities in accessing care: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, cancer screening: barriers to access, alternative cervical screening methods - self-sampling; with LGBTQIA+, Black, Asian and Ethnic minority and socio-economically deprived communities.

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Conference proceedings papers

Professional activities and memberships
  • Project Coordinator, NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre, Cancer Prevention and Early Detection theme 
  • Patient and public involvement, community-based research with reach, co-creation methods, priority setting
  • Honorary researcher, University of Manchester
  • Manchester Centre for Health Psychology
  • Member of the Health Equity Network