Dr Katie Gallacher
- Senior Clinical Research Fellow (General Practice & Primary Care)
- Associate (Institute of Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences)
Dr Katie Gallacher joined General Practice and Primary Care in 2009 as an Academic Fellow. She graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2004, after completing an intercalated BSc (MedSci) in developmental medicine in 2002. She completed her GP training in the south of Glasgow in 2008 and now works as a salaried GP in Grantley Medical Practice in Shawlands.
Dr Gallacher completed her PhD entitled An exploration of treatment burden and patient capacity in people with stroke in 2016 and has recently been awarded a Stroke Association Clinical Lectureship Award. She has a special interest in research that explores the workload of self-management for people with stroke and in the development and testing of interventions that minimize this workload and maximize capacity to manage health problems.
She represents the Royal College of General Practitioners on the National Advisory Committee for Stroke, the UKSF Conference Programme Committee and the UKSF Steering Group.
- BEST RESEARCH PRESENTATION Understanding the treatment burden of chronic heart failure using normalization process theory. ADEGS conference, University Departments of Primary Care, Jan 2010.
- BEST POSTER Understanding treatment burden in chronic heart failure patients. Society of Academic Primary Care, July 2010.
- Roberts funded Scientific Networking Award, 2010.
- Roberts funded Scientific Networking Award, 2012.
- NHS Bursary to attend concepts of Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh 2012.
- BEST POSTER Treatment burden and patient capacity in stroke. Northern Irish Stroke Conference 2016.
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- Stroke patient care
- Management of long term conditions
- Treatment burden
- Patient capacity
- Minimally disruptive medicine
- Developing patient reported outcome measures
- The patient experience
- Mixed methods research.
Grants and Awards listed are those received whilst working with the University of Glasgow.
- Implementation of supported stroke self-management: what does it look like and what makes it `work in different contexts
2018 - 2020
- Optimising healthcare for stroke survivors - a study of health professional perspectives on minimising treatment burden and maximising patient capacity
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Endowment Funds
2018 - 2018
- Stroke Association Clinical Lectureship
2017 - 2022
- Patterns of co-morbidity in stroke and associations with hospital admission and mortality - an observational study
The Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
2016 - 2016
- Understanding treatment burden in Stroke Patients
Chief Scientist Office
2010 - 2015