Kerry Bell
Research Fellow

Profile

Biography

Kerry joined the University of York in 2006 as an undergraduate in Psychology and went on to complete a Masters in Cognitive Neuroscience alongside a Research Assistant post in Psycholinguistics. She then joined the Department of Health Sciences in 2010 to undertake a PhD (NIHR CLAHRC Studentship). Kerry’s doctoral research explores the relationship between maternal mental health and child developmental outcomes, addressing the impact of missed maternal depression and the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of screening for post-natal depression.

In 2013 Kerry joined York Trials Unit as a research fellow and is currently leading a number of education based trials whilst also leading economic evaluations on a number of health trials

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology
  • MSc Cognitive Neuroscience
  • PhD Health Sciences

Departmental roles

  • Research Fellow
  • Trial Coordinator
  • Health Economist
  • Health Sciences Research Governance Committee

Research

Overview

Kerry’s research interests include maternal and child health (particularly maternal mental health), childhood interventions, randomised controlled trials, quantitative research methods and health economics.

Projects

  • Exploring the relationship between maternal mental health and child developmental outcomes
  • BreathMOR HF-Morphine for the relief of breathlessness in stable chronic heart failure
  • Calderdale 2
  • Tutor Trust Affordable Primary Tuition
  • SCI-napse
  • ABRA - Online Reading Support Abracadabra
  • E-PLAYS - Evaluating ‘Enhancing Pragmatic LAnguage skills for Young children with Social communication disorder’ (E-PLAYS): A feasibility study
  • ReflectED
  • TRUST (Collaboration with Dundee)
  • ACE 2 HEAR - A randomised controlled feasibility trial of the Active Communication Education programme plus hearing-aid provision versus hearing-aid provision alone
  • EMPRESS - Cancer diagnosis via Emergency Presentation Study

Research group(s)

Contact details

Dr Kerry Bell
Research Fellow

Tel: 01904 321325

@healthsciyork

Publications

Full publications list