Dr Mark JeffriesPhD, MSc, BA (Hons), PGCE, MBPsS

Research Associate

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Overview

Mark is a Research Associate at the NIHR Greater Manchester Patient Safety Translational Research Centre and the Centre for Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, Division of Pharmacy and Optometry, School of Health Sciences. The main focus of his current research is how medication safety can be enhanced by interventions involving clinician and pharmacist access to information technology To date this has involved the REMIT project which is a realistic evaluation of a IT system used in medicines management and a qualitative process evaluation of the SMASH dashboard as it is implemented in general practice.

Previously Mark was a Research Assistant in at NIHR GM CLAHRC. He worked as a researcher on two projects - one  looking at participation in voluntary and community groups and the impact on the self-management of long term vascular conditions and the other exploring the role of social networks in the adherence work for patients with polypharmacy.

Biography

Mark joined Manchester University in 2011 as a Research Assistant in Primary Care. A former English and Drama teacher Mark returned to education in 2006 to study Psychology and Health Psychology at Staffordshire University.

Qualifications

BA (Hons) in English and Politics, Postgraduate Certificate in Education, Graduate Diploma in Psychology, MSc (Distinction) Health Psychology, PhD Pharmacy Practice

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

Graduate member of the British Psychological Society

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