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Biography

Mandy is a post-doctoral Research Associate, applying mixed methods research to assess the acceptability, fidelity and feasibility of a gait rehabilitation walking intervention delivered to patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (GREAT trial). As well as working on the GREAT trial, Mandy contributes to the education of undergraduate and postgraduate allied healthcare professional students. 

Mandy completed her PhD in Health Psychology, at City, University of London. The aim of her PhD was to define acceptability in the context of healthcare interventions and to develop a Theoretical Framework of Acceptability that can be applied to assess acceptability qualitatively and quantitatively from two stakeholder perspectives healthcare professionals and patients. 

Mandy's research interests include applying theory and mixed methods to design, implement and evaluate behaviour change interventions across a range of clinical conditions. Specifically, she is interested in advancing acceptability research in the context of healthcare interventions and services.