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Kayleigh has been working for the centre for almost 5 years following the completion of an MSc in Health Psychology. Her main reserch interest is infant feeding, particularly breastfeeding. She plans to persue a PhD by publication over the next few years. She is currently working on several different applied research projects applying behaviour change approaches to develop and evaluate online interventions. 


Research Interests

Behaviour change; Health psychology; Breastfeeding, Infant feeding

Vision Statement


Working directly with people has always been a passion of mine and combining this with addressing real life issues using theory and evidence based approaches attracted me to applied research. My vision is to have a positive impact on people’s health and to equip people with the knowledge and skills to change their behaviour in a way that benefits them.

External positions

Chair , Midlands Health Psychology Network

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Projects 2017 2019

What is the best way to promote self-efficacy using digital interventions? A systematic review with meta-analysis

Newby, K., Teah, G., Cooke, R., Li, X., Brown, K., Salisbury-Finch, B., Kwah, K., Bartle, N., Curtis, K., Fulton, E., Parsons, J., Dusseldorp, E. & Williams, S.


Project: Research

Research Output 2012 2019

  • 37 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
  • 7 Article
  • 4 Other
  • 1 Poster
National Health Programs
Public Health
8 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
Referral and Consultation
Randomized Controlled Trials
Appointments and Schedules
3 Citations (Scopus)
14 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluation of an intervention to increase clinician knowledge and confidence to support breastfeeding, kangaroo care and positive touch within neonatal units

Kwah, K., Whiteman, B., Grunfeld, E., Niccolls, C. & Wood, E., Apr 2018, In : Journal of Neonatal Nursing. 24, 2, p. 94-99 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Breast Feeding
Training Support
30 Downloads (Pure)

Lost in Translation: Transforming Behaviour Change Techniques into Engaging Digital Content and Design for the StopApp.

Fulton, E., Kwah, K., Wild, S. & Brown, K., 6 Jul 2018, In : Healthcare. 6, 3, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Choice Behavior
Group Processes
Recognition (Psychology)