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Dr Gribble is a Lecturer in War & Psychiatry at King’s College London. She joined KCL in 2012 following an MSc in public health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The focus of her work is on military families, women’s health and public attitudes to the military, with the primary aim of understanding how occupation influences the well-being of families. Her most recent work has focused on the mental health and well-being of UK women with a partner in the UK Armed Forces and explored how non-operational family separations among Naval families influence family functioning and well-being.  

Dr Gribble is experienced in mixed methods research, utilising both quantitative and qualitative approaches (Framework, thematic analysis). She is also skilled in systematic and policy reviews.  

Research Interests

  • Military Families 
  • Military & Veteran Health 
  • Family health 
  • Women’s health 

Expertise and Public Engagement

  • Co-lead the SCiP Alliance London Hub along with the Royal British London to improve educational outcomes for children from military families  
  • Organiser and contributor to the annual CIMVHR-KCMHR Invitational Roundtable on Military Families involving academics, practitioners, policy makers and charities 
  • Engagement with key stakeholders in military and military family health throughout research projects, from inception to dissemination and impact 
  • Written articles for newspapers and blogs 
  • Presented to a range of stakeholders, including politicians, policy makers, academics, practitioners, medical professionals, military personnel, military charities and military families 


Deputy Programme Lead for the War & Psychiatry MSc. Module lead for: 

  • MSc War & Psychiatry – Civilians and Extreme Trauma (7PCPWCIV) 
  • BSc Psychology – War and the Mind (6PAHPWAR)