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Sapna Kurade

Research Assistant

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Biography

Educational/professional background

Following my Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy from Goa Medical College, I worked as a Physiotherapist in both the public and private sectors in India. I primarily worked at South Goa’s Secondary Care Hospital under the Non-Communicable Disease Cell's National Programme for Health Care of Elderly. My diverse experiences have enabled me to be proficient in health promotion, stakeholder engagement and project coordination. My professional challenges and personal reflections fueled my curiosity about the field of public health, resulting in my move to London in September 2022, to pursue a MSc in Public Health from the renowned London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Current post

In November 2023, I joined the prestigious King’s College London as a Research Assistant to work on the Research Café Project alongside Dr. Josephine Ocloo. The aim of the pilot initiative is to explore the role of 'research cafes' in enhancing the diversity of engagement and participation in research, with the goal of making research more accessible and inclusive.

Career goals

I strive to contribute my bit towards achieving our shared goals of Health for All (World Health Organization) and Good Health and Well-Being (Sustainable Development Goals – United Nations).

Research Interests

  • Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement to promote equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Health Services Design and Improvement through co-creation, co-design and co-production
  • Long Term Health Conditions
  • Adult and Older Adult Mental Health
  • Healthy Ageing and Healthy Living

Research

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Centre for Implementation Science

The Centre for Implementation Science is home to a team of expert implementation and improvement science researchers, including health economists and statisticians. This team are investigating how best to help ‘implement’ evidence-based practice and clinical research within health services nationally and internationally.

Research

iStock-CIS_1800by900
Centre for Implementation Science

The Centre for Implementation Science is home to a team of expert implementation and improvement science researchers, including health economists and statisticians. This team are investigating how best to help ‘implement’ evidence-based practice and clinical research within health services nationally and internationally.