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Research Fellow, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences
Abby has a background in Psychology and is a qualified Health Psychologist. Her first degree was at the University of Sheffield, and she then went on to complete a postgraduate degree in Health Psychology at the University of Nottingham, and a PhD in Psychology entitled 'The psychosocial impact of online problem gambling' at Nottingham Trent University. Since then Abby has worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Nottingham Hearing Biomedical Research Unit in the Epidemiology and Large scale studies team, and the Tinnitus team. Abby joined the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies in February 2017. She is working on projects concerned with smoking in pregnancy, and training health professionals in smoking cessation.
Abby's expertise lies in health psychology, models of health behaviour change, gambling behaviours, smoking cessation interventions including electronic cigarettes, and smoking in pregnancy.
She is skilled in epidemiological research methods, systematic reviews and qualitative methodology.