Dr Kim Sein
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Dr Kim Sein

Digital Health Communications Research Associate

School of Health Professions (Faculty of Health)

Healthcare services researcher with expertise in applied research methods.  

Working with Professor Freeman exploring the remote assesssment of people with movement problems. The aim of this project is to develop a toolkit to support healthcare practitioners in delivering care using remote technology.

Previously a postdoc researcher at the University of Birmingham, exploring people's experience of changing treatments in end stage renal disease. 

PhD explored the definition and management of apathy in Huntington's disease, uncovering a novel interpretation of what we mean when we talk about apathy in a healthcare context, and how apathy could be usefully defined and discussed. 

Qualifications

PhD Medical Sciences 

Postgraduate diploma in research methods

MSc Health Psychology

BSc Human Psychology

Teaching interests

Health psychology

Behaviour change

Research methods, particularly interpretative phenomenological analysis

Implementation science

Research interests

People's experience of illness and how healthcare systems can and should adapt to individualised need

How people adapt to chronic conditions

Apathy in neurological conditions

Defining psychiatric conditions in practical terms

Use of technology to aid people's experience of healthcare