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Dr Anne Moorhead

Senior Lecturer

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School of Communication and Media


Institute of Nursing and Health Research


Room 17E12 Belfast BT15 1ED



Dr Anne Moorhead is a Lecturer in Health Communication. She has a MA Psychology, MSc Nutrition and Dietetics, and PhD Biomedical Sciences (Nutrition); and is a Registered Nutritionist, Public Health (RNutr), Chartered Scientist (CSci), and Accredited Healthcare Communicator.

Dr Moorhead’s research interest is in healthcare communications, in particular communication technologies in healthcare in the areas of mental health and obesity.

She has led multidisciplinary national and international research projects and teams, secured research funding and achieved extensive publications. She has also published two book chapters.

Dr Moorhead is a Board member and Section Editor for the Journal of Medical Internet Research, the leading e-health peer reviewed journal. She is a member of several external committees, including the Committee of the Association for Healthcare Communications and Marketing UK, research committee for the European Association for Communication in Healthcare, and Vice Chair of the NHS Research Ethics Committee, Office of Research Ethics Committees for Northern Ireland.