Research Assistant / PhD Candidate
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Stephen studied Psychology at Trinity College Dublin, completing his BA in 2012, investigating cognitive biases in memory for his final year project. Stephen later completed his MSc in Health Psychology at the National University of Ireland, Galway in 2015. For his MSc dissertation, he used the Common Sense Model in a qualitative investigation of patient and healthcare professional perspectives on self-monitoring of blood glucose for non-insulin treated Type 2 diabetes.
Stephen joined City, University of London in August 2015 as a Research Assistant and PhD candidate, working on an NIHR funded project aiming to develop and evaluate theoretically enhanced audit and feedback interventions to reduce the use of unnecessary blood components.
Stephen's PhD Investigating the use of theory in process evaluations of interventions to change healthcare professional behaviour: a multi-method investigation is supervised by: Dr. Fabiana Lorencatto, Prof. Jill Francis & Dr. Natalie Gould.
Stephen is a member of the Implementation Research Group.
- MSc Health Psychology, National University of Ireland, Galway, Galway, Ireland, Sep 2017 – May 2015
- BA (Hons.) Psychology, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, Oct 2008 – May 2012
- Research Assistant, City, University of London, 2015 – present
Memberships of professional organisations
- Student member, European Health Psychology Society
- Behaviour change
- Implementation science
- Theory-driven approaches in health psychology
- Healthcare delivery
- Chronic illness (diabetes)
- European Health Psychology Society conference 2017. (Conference) Padua, Italy (2017). Invited speaker.
Paper: Theory use in process evaluations alongside randomised trials targeting healthcare professional behaviour change: systematic review
Author: Stephen McIntyre
Co-authors: Jill Francis, Natalie Gould, Fabiana Lorencatto
- McIntyre, S., & Mc Sharry, J. Perceptions of blood glucose self-monitoring for non-insulin treated type 2 diabetes: a qualitative interview study (oral presentation). European Health Psychology Society and the British Psychological Society’s Division of Health Psychology Conference, 2016. (Conference) Aberdeen, Scotland (2016).