Dr Sarah Buckingham

Dr Sarah Buckingham

Digital Health Communications Research Associate

School of Health Professions (Faculty of Health)

Mixed methods researcher specialising in digital health.

Background in academic, health and social care research.

Currently working with Professor Jenny 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.

Previous research projects include Smartline (http://smartline.org.uk/) and Rehabilitation Enablement in Chronic Heart Failure (REACH-HF).

PhD in mobile health technology for promoting physical activity and reducing sedentary time in the police force.


PhD Medical Studies (2020)

ResM Applied Health Studies (2013)

Bsc Human Biology with Psychology (2007)

Teaching interests

Digital health

Behaviour change

Mixed methods research

Research interests

Biological, psychological, social and environmental influences on health and wellbeing

Behaviour change interventions for healthy lifestyles

Digital health

Rehabilitation for chronic conditions

Workplace wellness