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Summary: Associate Professor, Medical Psychology lecturing on the MBChB Individuals & Populations course. Louise's research focuses on psychosocial aspects of prenatal testing & learning disability and health
Location: Room 10.90A, Level 10, Worsley Building
Teaching Commitments: Lecturer and group work manager for the Year 1 Individuals and Populations Integrated Core Unit on the MBChB (undergraduate medical degree) providing teaching for 250 undergraduates over the full academic year. Lectures focus on disability and social inequalities and health. Lecturer on social inequalities and mental health to MRCPsych (Psychiatry) students.
Louise Bryant is an academic Chartered Psychologist, teaching on the MBChB.
She is the School of Medicines Champion for Equality and Inclusivity; Chair of the School E&I committee and Deputy Chair of the School Athena SWAN Steering Committee. Athena SWAN is an initiative to advance the representation of women in science, technology, engineering, medicine and mathematics.
Her applied health research is both psychological and social in focus and fits within two main themes.
(1) Prenatal screening technologies: considering how to improve decision support for women offered prenatal screening and diagnostic testing for Down syndrome in pregnancy
Currently co-investigator on the NIHR HTA funded feasibility RCT of a supported self-management intervention for people with learning disability and type 2 diabetes OK Diabetes. Louise is interested in increasing the accessibility of mainstream health care services for people with a learning disability.