Tracy Jackson

Research Fellow, Patient and Public Involvement Lead

Background

Tracy is a Research Fellow based  within the Usher Institute at the University of Edinburgh.  She leads on Patient and Public Involvement for the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research (AUKCAR) , IMPlementing IMProved Asthma self-management as RouTine (IMP2ART) and EAVE II, and leads on Community Engagement and Involvement for the NIHR Global Health Unit on Respiratory Health (RESPIRE). 

She works with researchers to ensure patient, public and community members are meaningfully involved in research.  She has a background in health psychology and believes that Patient and Public Involvement is essential to producing high quality health research that is relevant to the people it impacts.

Qualifications

PhD Population Health Sciences  (University of Edinburgh, 2019)

MSc Health Psychology  (Ulster University, 2013)

BA (Hons) Psychology  (Edinburgh Napier University, 2006)

Undergraduate teaching

Honours project supervisor on the Edinburgh Medical School: Biomedical Sciences programme

Postgraduate teaching

Tutor on the Patient and Public Involvement module on the MSc in Clinical Trials

Dissertation supervisor on the Masters in Public Health programmes (online and on-campus)

Open to PhD supervision enquiries?

Yes

Current PhD students supervised

Aryelly Rodriguez (Usher Institute) - Are anonymised databases truly anonymous?

Current project grants

£18,512 - NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Respiratory Health (RESPIRE) Project Award [16/136/109] (2020). Exploring psychological issues of primary care team in Malaysia amidst COVID-19 pandemic. (Co-investigator with Khoo EM (PI) and 9 co-investigators)

£184,942 - NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Respiratory Health (RESPIRE) Project Award (2019): To assess the feasibility of using the eDPSEEA model in seasonal pollen induced asthma in Islamabad. (Co-investigator with Yusuf OS (PI) and 23 co-investigators)

Past project grants

£69,888 - University of Edinburgh CMVM PhD Studentship [Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research PHD/14/16] (2015-2018): The impact of financial incentives on the implementation of asthma self-management in Northern Ireland (PhD student)

View all 6 publications on Research Explorer

Invited speaker

RESPIRE Annual Scientific Meeting, Online, November, 2020

  • Liew SM. & Jackson T. Community Engagement and Involvement

Pioneering Partnerships Summit, Online, October, 2020

  • Jackson T. & Morgan M. Implementing the Governance Standard in the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research

RESPIRE Annual Scientific Meeting, Kuala Lumpur, September, 2019

  • Jackson T. Involving and engaging patients, public and communities in RESPIRE

AUKCAR Annual Scientific Meeting, London, March 2019

  • Jackson T, Fulton O, de Simoni A.  Keys to Success – Patient and Public Involvement
  • Jackson T.  Keys to Success – PhD training programme
  • Jackson T, & Sheikh A.  Keys to Success – REgister for Asthma researCH (REACH)

OPTIMA Summer School, Aviemore, July 2017

  • Jackson T. Researcher perspective: Impact of Patient and Public Involvement

AUKCAR Patient Involvement Fair, Edinburgh, March 2017

  • Jackson T. Researcher perspective: Impact of Patient and Public Involvement

Papers delivered

Primary Care Respiratory Society UK Conference, Telford, September 2019

  • Jackson T, Ehrlich E, McClatchey K, Morrow S, Taylor S, Pinnock H.  Involving patients in developing, refining and testing an implementation strategy to promote asthma self-management using the National Standards for Public Involvement

6th International Primary Care Respiratory Group Scientific Meeting, Bucharest, May 2019

  • Jackson T, Shields M, Heaney L, Kendall M, Pinnock H.  Exploring primary care staff experiences of financial incentives for implementing asthma self-management: a qualitative study in Northern Ireland using normalization process theory

AUKCAR Annual Scientific Meeting, London, March 2019

  • Jackson T, Shields M, Heaney L, Kendall M, Pinnock H.  Exploring primary care staff experiences of financial incentives for implementing asthma self-management: a qualitative study in Northern Ireland using normalization process theory

47th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Academic Primary Care, London, July 2018

  • Jackson T, Shields M, Heaney L, Kendall M, Pinnock H.  Exploring primary care staff experiences of financial incentives for implementing asthma self-management: a qualitative study in Northern Ireland using normalization process theory

International Primary Care Respiratory Group 9th World Conference, Porto, May 2018

  • Jackson T, Shields M, Heaney L, Kendall M, Pinnock H.  Professional and staff perceptions of financial incentives promoting implementation of asthma self-management: a qualitative study in Northern Ireland primary care practices

AUKCAR Annual Scientific Meeting, Bristol, January 2018

  • Jackson T, Shields M, Heaney L, Kendall M, Pinnock H.  Professional and staff perceptions of financial incentives promoting implementation of asthma self-management: a qualitative study in Northern Ireland primary care practices

Primary Care Respiratory Society UK Conference, Telford, September 2017

  • Jackson T, Shields M, Heaney L, Kendall M, Pinnock H.  Professional and staff perceptions of financial incentives promoting implementation of asthma self-management: a qualitative study in Northern Ireland primary care practices

AUKCAR - MRC Asthma UK Joint meeting, London, September 2017

  • Jackson T, Shields M, Heaney L, Kendall M, Pinnock H.  Professional and staff perceptions of financial incentives promoting implementation of asthma self-management: a qualitative study in Northern Ireland primary care practices

AUKCAR Annual Scientific Meeting, London, November 2016

  • Jackson T, Shields M, Heaney L, Kendall M, Hui CY, Pearce C, Pinnock H. The impact of incentives on the implementation of asthma self-management: a systematic review

International Primary Care Respiratory Group 8th World Conference, Amsterdam, May 2016

  • Jackson T, Heaney L, Shields M, Kendall M, Hui CY, Pearce C, Pinnock H. The impact of incentives on the implementation of asthma self-management: a systematic review