Dr Julie Pattinson

SpecialityPostgraduate research Associate, University of Lincoln

Dr Julie Pattinson is a Post Graduate Research Associate in the College of Social Science, Community and Health Research Unit; CaHRU, University of Lincoln.

Julie has expertise in quantitative and qualitative methodologies specifically Grounded Theory and Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis. Julie is currently working on the HABIT trial of nurse delivered sleep restriction therapy for insomnia in collaboration with the University of Oxford. Her research has explored reasons for variations in performance in the Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP) Applied Knowledge Test (AKT). Julie joined CaHRU in 2016 from the University of Nottingham, Division of Epidemiology and Public Health Research (UK centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies; UKCTAS). Her previous research explored electronic cigarette shops/users across the East Midlands. Julie submitted her PhD, entitled, ‘UK Older Adult Gambling Behaviour, Evaluating Psychological and Physical Health as Predictive Risk Factors for Problem Gambling Behaviour at the University of Lincoln. 

Additional Information:

Pattinson J, Blow C, Sinha B, et al Exploring reasons for differences in performance between UK and international medical graduates in the Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners Applied Knowledge Test: a cognitive interview study BMJ Open 2019;9:e030341. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030341 https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/9/5/e030341

Community and Health Research Unit: https://www.cahru.org.uk/research/qoph/reliability-validity-and-fairness-in-the-mrcgp-licensing-examination/