Institute of Health & Society

Staff Profile

Dr Louise Tanner

Research Associate (Evidence Synthesis)

Background

Academic background

I have two BSc (Hons) degrees, in Applied Psychology (2:1) and in Biology (also 2:1), from Durham University; regarding my post grad. qualifications, I have a PG Cert. in Public Health and Health Services Research (pass with merit), an MSc in Social Science and Health Research (pass with distinction) and a PhD (in recognition of a thesis entitled ‘What determines spatiotemporal variations in cold-weather-related mortality in England?’), all from Newcastle University.


Area of expertise

  • Quantitative public health research

Qualifications

  • PhD (2016) , Newcastle University.
  • MSc (2012) Social Science and Health Research (with distinction), Newcastle University.
  • PG Cert. (2011) Public Health and Health Services Research (with Merit), Newcastle University.
  • BSc (2009) Biology (2.1), Durham University
  • BSc (2006) Applied Psychology (2.1), Durham University

Research

Current projects 

Systematic review of early childhood caries: Which is the best way to maintain the health of the primary dentition?



Research interests


I am interested in quantitative epidemiology and disease mechanisms 

Teaching

Supervision

MSc in Public Health and Health Services Research

  • Dissertation Supervisor
  • MSc in Public Health and Health Services Research - Introduction to systematic reviewing and critical appraisal

Publications