Institute of Health & Society

Staff Profile

Dr Lisa Crowe

Research Associate

Background

 

 Introduction:

Dr Lisa Crowe completed her interdisciplinary PhD in 2014. Since 2014, she has been part of the Institute of Health and Society, working as a Research Associate across multiple disciplines. Lisa's research interests include: termination of pregnancy; termination of pregnancy for fetal anomaly; stigma; and experiences of health, illness and healthcare. Lisa is particularly skilled at researching highly sensitive issues, and her experience encompasses a number of highly sensitive research topics.
Lisa is currently embedded within the Maternal and Perinatal research group, and is conducting qualitative research on a paediatric cardiology study. Lisa has mainly been involved in the qualitative aspects on a number of different research projects. These studies have included the topics: loss from a multiple pregnancy; obesity in pregnancy; evaluation of a mental health service; delivering brief alcohol interventions within a custody suite setting and exploring the use of NPS. 

Qualifications:

2014 PhD Medical Sociology, Newcastle University 
2009 MA Sociology and Social Research, Newcastle University 
2008 MSc Health Sciences, Newcastle University 
2007 BA Hons Sociology and Social Policy, Newcastle University 

Research

 

Research Interests:

Termination of pregnancy
Termination of pregnancy for fetal anomaly
Professionals
Maternal health
Experience of health, illness and healthcare
Medical sociology
Health policy
Risk behaviours
Mixed methods 
Paediatric cardiology

 Funding:


"The Berlin Heart Study: Mobile autonomy in children with end stage heart-failure": £37,887 (co-applicant, 2017).
N8 Policing Research Partnership Catalyst Project. "Exploring Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) use and its consequences for police practitioners and substance users in the North East of England". £23,473.60 (Co applicant, 2016)
MRC ESRC Interdisciplinary PhD Studentship Award. "Termination of pregnancy for non-lethal fetal anomalies: Professional perspectives".  £80,750.00

Current work:

The Berlin Heart Study: Mobile autonomy in children with end stage heart-failure. (Ethnographic observations and qualitative interviews with children and their family).


Other Studies:

Exploring Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) use and its consequences for police practitioners and substance users in the North East of England. (2016-17).

ACCEPT: A pilot feasibility trial looking at brief interventions in a custody suite setting. (2014-16).

Liaison: A service evaluation of a Liaison Psychiatry Service. (2014-16).

Development of guidelines for health professionals supporting parents who have lost a baby from a multiple pregnancy. (2014-15).

Teaching

 

Masters Teaching:

            Module: Health and Society, Lecture: "Gender and Health".


Undergraduate Teaching:
Social Science Tutor, Medicine in the Community, MBBS.
Teaching Assistant, Sociology. Modules include: Sociology of Health and Illness, Sociology of Evil, Doing Sociology, Knowing in Sociology.  
Undergraduate Dissertation Conference, Sociology. 
 
 

Publications