Assoc of Morgan is the academi ead in psychology and behaviou al sciences and head of studen support and personal developm nt at the Perdana University Royal College of Surgeons n Ireland School of Medicine ( PU- RCSI).
Assoc Prof Morgan is a health and organisational psychologist. She has a master’s in social and organisational psychology
niversity College Dublin, I land) and a PhD in health s chology ( Royal College of eons in Ireland). soc Prof Morgan joined - CSI in 2011 when the o ramme was established. Prior to this, she worked in the Department of Psychology in RCSI Dublin teaching medicine, physiotherapy and pharmacy to undergraduate and postgraduate students.
She has also taught at the RCSI campus in Bahrain and is the current president elect of the European Health Psychology Society.
Assoc Prof Morgan’s research interests include quality of care, ageing and population health.
She works closely with Malaysian collaborators in the University Malaya- based Ageing and Age- Associated Disorders Research group on projects that aim to improve the health of Malaysia’s ageing population.
These projects focus on areas such as fall preventions and the promotion of independence in patients with arthritis.
Assoc Prof Morgan also works with PU colleagues on research related to HPV vaccination.
Students in PU- RCSI are encouraged to become involved in research. In 2012, Assoc Prof Morgan led the development of the PU- RCSI Summer Research Programme, which has facilitated students participating in a wide range of laboratory, community and hospital/ clinicbased research projects locally and internationally.
Ongoing student projects include studies on organ donation, health risk behaviours, dengue, child injury and abuse and the transfer of disease between animals and humans.
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