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Personal profile

Biography

Emma joined the University of Huddersfield in September 2016 as a research fellow based in the Centre for Applied Research in Health.

Emma started her academic career in the field of Sport and Exercise Physiology, completing her PhD at the University of Leeds in 2013. Following this she worked as a Post-doctoral Research Fellow in the Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine (2014 – 2016) where her responsibilities included the management, conduct, coordination and analysis of three clinical studies in patients with inflammatory diseases (e.g. polymyalgia rheumatica).

Emma's current role at the University of Huddersfield will focus on generating research outputs and impact in the area of patient education and communication.

Research Grant Income

  • Research Innovation Funding, University of Huddersfield: Development of an educational resource on informed consent. Nov 2017: £5000.

  • West Yorkshire Research and Development, NHS Bradford Districts Clinical Commissioning Group: Improving capacity to support self-management in primary care- a scoping and feasibility project. March 2017: £23,245. Co-I.

  • Collaborative Venture Funds, University of Huddersfield: Optimising sleep quality through environmental noise reduction for patients in ward settings. May 2017: £2500: Co-I.
  • University of Huddersfield: Service Improvement for Night Time Noise Reduction on a Medical Admissions Unit. Nov 2016: £17,000 (minus £5k from CLAHRC YH and £5k from CHFT) Co-I.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Patient education and communication 
  • Health literacy
  • Quality of written communications between doctors and patients 
  • Self-management support of long-term conditions

Research Degree Supervision

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Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Leeds

1 Oct 20104 Oct 2013

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Research Output

Environmental noise levels in hospital settings: A rapid review of measurement techniques and implementation in hospital settings

Wallis, R., Harris, E., Lee, H., Davies, W. & Astin, F., 16 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Noise and Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Patients’ Experiences of Cardiovascular Health Education and Risk Communication: A Qualitative Synthesis

    Mentrup, S., Harris, E., Gomersall, T., Köpke, S. & Astin, F., 1 Jan 2020, In : Qualitative Health Research. 30, 1, p. 88-104 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • Association between glucocorticoid therapy and incidence of diabetes mellitus in polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis: A systematic review and meta-analysis

    Lai, L., Harris, E., West, R. M. & Mackie, S. L., 2018, In : RMD Open. 4, 1, 10 p., e000521.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • 4 Citations (Scopus)

    Preliminary concurrent validity of the Fitbit-Zip and ActiGraph activity monitors for measuring steps in people with polymyalgia rheumatica

    Chandrasekar, A., Hensor, E. M. A., Mackie, S. L., Backhouse, M. R. & Harris, E., 1 Mar 2018, In : Gait and Posture. 61, p. 339-345 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • 3 Citations (Scopus)

    Should patients still be copied into their letters? A rapid review

    Harris, E., Rob, P., Underwood, J., Knapp, P. & Astin, F., 1 Dec 2018, In : Patient Education and Counseling. 101, 12, p. 2065-2082 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Open Access
    File
  • 4 Citations (Scopus)

    Activities

    • 7 Publication Peer-review
    • 2 Invited talk

    BMJ Health and Care Informatics (Journal)

    Emma Harris (Reviewer)
    1 Apr 2020

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review

    PM and R (Journal)

    Emma Harris (Reviewer)
    17 Jan 2020

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review

    Shared decision-making - What tools can we use?

    Emma Harris (Speaker)
    19 Nov 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Health and Social Care in the Community (Journal)

    Emma Harris (Reviewer)
    2 Aug 2019

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review

    SAGE Open Medicine (Journal)

    Emma Harris (Reviewer)
    18 Feb 2019

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review

    Press / Media