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Dr Raquel Catalao

Academic Clinical Fellow

Biography

Raquel joined KCL in 2018 as an Academic Clinical Fellow in Psychiatry.

Her research interests include Health Inequalities, Women´s Health, Perinatal Mental Health, multi-morbidity and medical psychotherapy.

Raquel studied medicine at the University of Oxford following a BSc in Neuroscience at UCL. After finishing her foundation years on the Academic Foundation Programme in Public Health in North East London, she worked in Australia, Mozambique and Ethiopia. She started her core training in psychiatry in North Central London before moving to South London and Maudsley NHS Trust to complete the reminder of her core psychiatry training and take up a NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowship, during which time she also obtained membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Following this, Raquel was awarded a NIHR Clinical Research Preparatory Fellowship to explore racial and ethnic inequalities in multi-morbidity in women of reproductive age. She is currently a higher speciality trainee in medical psychotherapy and general adult psychiatry at South West London & St George´s Mental Health NHS trust and a clinical researcher at KCL.

Research

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Section of Women’s Mental Health

The Section of Women’s Mental Health (SWMH) undertakes mental health services and policy research with a primary focus on women’s mental health. We carry out global research into the gendered determinants of mental health problems and the needs of women with mental health problems using epidemiological and qualitative methods and develop and evaluate interventions to meet those needs and inform health policy. Our work contributes to policymaking and healthcare practice both nationally and internationally.

Events

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Population Health Seminar with Raquel Catalao

Seminar with Raquel Catalao

Please note: this event has passed.

Features

IoPPN Youth Awards blog 2022

IoPPN Youth Awards blog of paper titled 'Ethnic inequalities in mental and physical multimorbidity in women of reproductive age: a data linkage cohort study'...

Women illustration

Research

iStock WMH 900
Section of Women’s Mental Health

The Section of Women’s Mental Health (SWMH) undertakes mental health services and policy research with a primary focus on women’s mental health. We carry out global research into the gendered determinants of mental health problems and the needs of women with mental health problems using epidemiological and qualitative methods and develop and evaluate interventions to meet those needs and inform health policy. Our work contributes to policymaking and healthcare practice both nationally and internationally.

Events

28FebDept Pop Health Sci standard 780x450

Population Health Seminar with Raquel Catalao

Seminar with Raquel Catalao

Please note: this event has passed.

Features

IoPPN Youth Awards blog 2022

IoPPN Youth Awards blog of paper titled 'Ethnic inequalities in mental and physical multimorbidity in women of reproductive age: a data linkage cohort study'...

Women illustration