Miss Karen Wood

  • Research Assistant (General Practice & Primary Care)

telephone: 0141 330 2816
email: Karen.Wood@glasgow.ac.uk

Biography

Karen graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2009 with an MA (Hons) in Public Policy and started working in the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit in February 2010 as a temporary employee in the Survey Office. She worked on and participated in fieldwork for a number of studies including ALICE, Twenty-07, Gay Men’s Health Study, DASH and THAW. She also worked on recruitment and administration for the Football Fans in Training (FFIT) programme in 2011.

Karen joined the Understandings and Uses of Public Health Research programme in October 2011. Her work focussed on newsprint media representations of the Scottish Government’s Minimum Unit Pricing of alcohol policy and also second-hand smoking and children.

In October 2013, she joined General Practice and Primary Care to work on a project about the management of long term health conditions in adults with learning disabilities.


Research interests

  • The management of long term health conditions in adults with learning disabilities in primary care
  • Systematic review
  • Qualitative research, case studies, interviews.

Teaching

Postgraduate

MSc in Primary Care
  • Course contributor, "Research methods"

Publications

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Number of items: 8.

2018

Simpson, R., Simpson, S., Wood, K., Mercer, S. W. and Mair, F. S. (2018) Using normalisation process theory to understand barriers and facilitators to implementing mindfulness-based stress reduction for people with multiple sclerosis. Chronic Illness, (doi:10.1177/1742395318769354) (Early Online Publication)

Hanlon, P. , Macdonald, S. , Wood, K., Allan, L. and Cooper, S.-A. (2018) Long-term condition management in adults with intellectual disability in primary care: a systematic review. BJGP Open, 2(1), (doi:10.3399/bjgpopen18X101445)

2017

Simpson, R., Byrne, S., Wood, K., Mair, F. S. and Mercer, S. W. (2017) Optimising mindfulness-based stress reduction for people with multiple sclerosis. Chronic Illness, 14(2), pp. 154-166. (doi:10.1177/1742395317715504) (PMID:28661195)

Wood, K., Lawrence, M., Jani, B. , Simpson, R. and Mercer, S. W. (2017) Mindfulness-based interventions in epilepsy: a systematic review. BMC Neurology, 17(1), 52. (doi:10.1186/s12883-017-0832-3) (PMID:28320349) (PMCID:PMC5360054)

2015

Patterson, C. , Katikireddi, S. V. , Wood, K. and Hilton, S. (2015) Representations of minimum unit pricing for alcohol in UK newspapers: a case study of a public health policy debate. Journal of Public Health, 37(1), pp. 10-49. (doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdu078) (PMID:25312002) (PMCID:PMC4340327)

2014

Wood, K., Patterson, C. , Katikireddi, S. V. and Hilton, S. (2014) Harms to ‘others’ from alcohol consumption in the minimum unit pricing policy debate: A qualitative content analysis of UK newspapers (2005-2012). Addiction, 109(4), pp. 578-584. (doi:10.1111/add.12427)

Hilton, S. , Wood, K., Patterson, C. and Katikireddi, S. V. (2014) Implications for alcohol minimum unit pricing advocacy: what can we learn for public health from UK newsprint coverage of key claim-makers in the policy debate? Social Science and Medicine, 102, pp. 157-164. (doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.11.041)

Hilton, S. , Wood, K., Bain, J., Patterson, C. , Duffy, S. and Semple, S. (2014) Newsprint coverage of smoking in cars carrying children: a case study of public and scientific opinion driving the policy debate. BMC Public Health, 14(1116), (doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-1116)

This list was generated on Mon Jun 24 13:20:55 2019 BST.
Jump to: Articles
Number of items: 8.

Articles

Simpson, R., Simpson, S., Wood, K., Mercer, S. W. and Mair, F. S. (2018) Using normalisation process theory to understand barriers and facilitators to implementing mindfulness-based stress reduction for people with multiple sclerosis. Chronic Illness, (doi:10.1177/1742395318769354) (Early Online Publication)

Hanlon, P. , Macdonald, S. , Wood, K., Allan, L. and Cooper, S.-A. (2018) Long-term condition management in adults with intellectual disability in primary care: a systematic review. BJGP Open, 2(1), (doi:10.3399/bjgpopen18X101445)

Simpson, R., Byrne, S., Wood, K., Mair, F. S. and Mercer, S. W. (2017) Optimising mindfulness-based stress reduction for people with multiple sclerosis. Chronic Illness, 14(2), pp. 154-166. (doi:10.1177/1742395317715504) (PMID:28661195)

Wood, K., Lawrence, M., Jani, B. , Simpson, R. and Mercer, S. W. (2017) Mindfulness-based interventions in epilepsy: a systematic review. BMC Neurology, 17(1), 52. (doi:10.1186/s12883-017-0832-3) (PMID:28320349) (PMCID:PMC5360054)

Patterson, C. , Katikireddi, S. V. , Wood, K. and Hilton, S. (2015) Representations of minimum unit pricing for alcohol in UK newspapers: a case study of a public health policy debate. Journal of Public Health, 37(1), pp. 10-49. (doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdu078) (PMID:25312002) (PMCID:PMC4340327)

Wood, K., Patterson, C. , Katikireddi, S. V. and Hilton, S. (2014) Harms to ‘others’ from alcohol consumption in the minimum unit pricing policy debate: A qualitative content analysis of UK newspapers (2005-2012). Addiction, 109(4), pp. 578-584. (doi:10.1111/add.12427)

Hilton, S. , Wood, K., Patterson, C. and Katikireddi, S. V. (2014) Implications for alcohol minimum unit pricing advocacy: what can we learn for public health from UK newsprint coverage of key claim-makers in the policy debate? Social Science and Medicine, 102, pp. 157-164. (doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.11.041)

Hilton, S. , Wood, K., Bain, J., Patterson, C. , Duffy, S. and Semple, S. (2014) Newsprint coverage of smoking in cars carrying children: a case study of public and scientific opinion driving the policy debate. BMC Public Health, 14(1116), (doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-1116)

This list was generated on Mon Jun 24 13:20:55 2019 BST.