Lisa McCann

Dr, Senior Lecturer in Digital Health and Care

  • United Kingdom

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Personal profile

Personal Statement

Lisa is a Senior Lecturer in Digital Health and Care in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences (CIS). She is the Director of Research for CIS and the Programme Director for the MSc Digital Health Systems.

Lisa is a member of the Digital Health and Wellness Group in CIS and has  interests in person-centered digital health interventions and working with people across the life course. Her particular interest areas include children and young people with complex health care needs and their families, teenagers and young adults diagnosed with cancer, adults diagnosed with cancer, remote patient monitoring, patient reported outcome measures and collaborative / co-design approaches to digital intervention design and development. Lisa has experience of developing, deploying and evaluating digital health interventions in different settings via qualitative, mixed-methods and randomised controlled trial research study designs.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Transition or transfer? An experiential perspective on moving from paediatric to adult cancer services, University of Dundee

Master of Science, Health Psychology, University of Stirling

Bachelor of Science, Psychology (Hons), University of Stirling

External positions

Turku UAS Fellow, Turku University of Applied Sciences

1 Jan 202331 Dec 2028

Honorary Researcher, Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice

2022 → …


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