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Dr Alba Realpe

Job Title
Research Fellow
WMS - Mental Health and Wellbeing
02476 968624
Research Interests

Healthcare communication, interactional analysis, qualitative research, co-production, long-term health conditions, research methods in psychology.


Alba Realpe is a research fellow at Warwick Medical School since 2012. Alba completed her PhD at Coventry University and a MSc in research methods in psychology at the University of Southampton. Her undergraduate studies were completed at the Universidad de los Andes in Bogota, Colombia. Her research interests lie in the area of interpersonal communication. Her research has focused on the co-production of health within the medical consultation. In her spare time, alba enjoys baseball (Blue Jays), hiking and good latinoamerican food.

Title Funder Award start Award end
How can we stop GPs from leaving general practice? HEWS/RCGP Health Education West Midlands 01 Nov 2014 31 Mar 2015
Investigating and Improving Mental Health Risk Prediction Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust 19 May 2014 19 Dec 2014