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Imogen Wells

Job Title
Research Fellow
WMS - Health Sciences
Research Interests

Imogen's research focuses on the development of an intervention to support family members and friends of people treated under the Mental Health Act (OPAL) and assessment of the feasibility of this intervention. For more information about the OPAL project, please visit: Imogen's research interests include the development and assessment of support interventions for mental health service users and their family members/friends, as well as patient and public involvement within mental health research.


Imogen obtained an undergraduate degree in Psychology (BSc) and a Master's degree (MSc) in Health Psychology at the University of Bath. She has recently completed her PhD at the University of Birmingham, examining stakeholder's perspectives towards predictive and preventive approaches for rheumatoid arthritis. This project involved extensive patient and public involvement in its design and analysis. Imogen's experience in conducting research alongside those who are experts by experience, along with her interest in developing support services for those with experience of mental illness led her to her current role as a Research Fellow at the University of Warwick, which she began in 2021.