Dr Evi Germeni
- Lecturer in Qualitative Methods for Health Research (Health Economics & Health Technology Assessment)
Evi is a Lecturer in Qualitative Methods for Health Research at the University of Glasgow and also leads the Incorporating Perspectives and Experiences (IPE) research programme within the Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment (HEHTA) group. She has a BSc in Psychology, an MSc in Communication and Media Studies, and a PhD in Health Communication.
Over the last ten years, Evi has conducted both primary qualitative research and qualitative evidence syntheses across a range of clinical areas. Before joining the University of Glasgow, she was a Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) Advanced Postdoctoral Research Fellow, based first at the Institute of Health Research of the University of Exeter Medical School, and then at the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford. In this role, she worked collaboratively on a methodological project that sought to address key challenges in the field of qualitative health research, including the updating of already published qualitative syntheses and the mapping of the existing evidence base regarding longitudinal qualitative health research.
She previously held positions at the Institute of Communication and Health of the University of Lugano (Switzerland), where she served as Postdoctoral Researcher and Lecturer of Qualitative Research Methods in Health Communication, and the Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology, and Medical Statistics of the Athens University Medical School (Greece), where she was a Scientific Collaborator and Coordinator of several EU-funded research projects.
Evi currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Public Health Research and is an ad hoc reviewer for a number of other scholarly journals, such as Qualitative Health Research, International Journal of Qualitative Methods, BMJ Open, and Psycho-Oncology.
- Personal experience of illness
- Health information seeking and decision making
- Acceptability of complex health technologies
- Cross-sectional and longitudinal qualitative research
- Systematic reviews and qualitative evidence synthesis
Grants and Awards listed are those received whilst working with the University of Glasgow.
- Understanding the mechanisms and effectiveness of lifestyle modification interventions in adults with learning disabilities.
National Institute for Health Research
2020 - 2022
- MSc in Health Technology Assessment: Course co-ordinator for the "Qualitative Research Methods for HTA" module
- MPH Public Health: Course co-ordinator for the "Qualitative Research Methods" module