Ms Jacklyn Dunne
Jacklyn joined the National Addiction Centre in March 2016 to work on the South London CLAHRC Alcohol theme. She is working on a randomised controlled trial investigating the impact of assertive outreach treatment (AOT) on alcohol use amongst those with frequent alcohol-related hospital admissions compared to care as usual (CAU). Jacklyn also provided the visual design and branding for the CLAHRC app, BRANCH. The app helps users track their drinking habits and provide gives personalised feedback and tips for reducing drinking.
Jacklyn received her MSc. in Developmental Neuroscience and Psychopathology from University College London in 2015. She completed her dissertation, an fMRI investigation of the interaction between BMI and neural activity from favourite-food, stressful and neutral-relaxing cues amongst adolescents, within the Department of Addictions at Yale University, Connecticut. Jacklyn has was previously acted as a research assistant within in the Evidence-based Practice Unit at the Anna Freud Centre, the University of Ottawa and the Ottawa Civic Hospital.