Dr Sophie Turnbull
BSc, MSc, PhD
Senior Research AssociateBristol Medical School (PHS)
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Sophie's expertise is in the development and evaluation of behavioural change health and mental health interventions. She focuses on using methods to ensure that these interventions are accessible and effective for all social groups and reduce rather than exacerbating health inequalities. She has experience of using qualitative and quantitative methodology. Her training is grounded in psychology and neuropsychology and she has worked on the application of behavioural interventions in primary and secondary healthcare settings. Her PhD explored the influences digital health interventions on health inequalities in chronic conditions.
Sophie is currently the Principal Investigator developing the ENACT-T2D intervention, which aims to increase access to health technology for people with and at risk of type 2 diabetes from under-served groups.
Improving Access to Behavioral Strategies to Improve Mental Well-being With an Entertaining Breakfast Show App
JMIR Formative Research
Prognostic value of upper respiratory tract microbes in children presenting to primary care with respiratory infections
The role of economic, educational and social resources in supporting the use of digital health technologies by people with T2D
BMC Public Health
Digital Health Interventions for People With Type 2 Diabetes to Develop Self-Care Expertise, Adapt to Identity Changes, and Influence Other’s Perception
Health equity in the effectiveness of web-based health interventions for the self-care of people with chronic health conditions
The influence of digital self-care interventions on health inequality in high burden chronic health conditions