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Doctor Katherine Morton

Doctor Katherine Morton

Senior Research Fellow

Research interests

  • My research interests include:
  • Developing and evaluating behaviour change interventions using the person-based approachExploring how to optimise self-management of long-term health conditionsUnderstanding how to communicate risk information to support decision-making around genetic screeningWorking closely with patient and public contributors throughout the research process PhD title: "Exploring and evaluating the use of digital health interventions for the management of high blood pressure"
  • Supervised by Dr Katherine Bradbury, Dr Laura Dennison & Professor Lucy Yardley

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Dr Kate Morton is a senior research fellow based in the Macmillan Survivorship Research Group in Health Sciences at the University of Southampton. Her research focuses on developing and evaluating complex behaviour change interventions to support health promotion and self-management of long-term conditions. She has experience in conducting qualitative literature reviews, and qualitative and mixed-methods process evaluations. 

Kate has completed a PhD in Health Psychology Research and Professional Practice at the University of Southampton, and holds an MSc in Health Psychology (University of Southampton) and BSc in Psychology (University of York)

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