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Dr Frances Taggart

Job Title
Research Fellow
WMS - Population Evidence and Technologies
024 76 574707
Research Interests

Frances research interests are broad based within the context of population perspectives on health. She is currently working on an evaluation of the WEMWBS mental wellbeing scale in minority ethnic groups in the UK.


Frances Taggart joined Warwick Medical School in 2004. She managed and taught on the Health and Disease in Populations course for medical students as Senior Teaching Fellow from September 2004 to April 2006. She has since worked as Research Fellow in cardiovascular epidemiology and sleep research, worked on a systematic review of Breast Cancer follow up, a population based study of prescribing in Care Homes and evaluating a scale for mental wellbeing and perceptions about mental health among minority ethnic groups in the UK. Frances first degree was in Zoology from Southampton University, her MSc was from the faculty of Agriculture at the University of Reading and her PhD at the MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit in Southampton.

Title Funder Award start Award end
WEMWBs Coventry City Council 21 Feb 2014 20 Feb 2015
Funding for Frances Taggart 1 day per week NHS Health Scotland 01 Feb 2013 31 Jan 2015
Can Mental Wellbeing Be Measured in People with Serious Mental Illness (preparation for RfPB) Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust 01 Feb 2013 31 May 2013
Funding for 6 months of Frances Taggart at 2 days per week NHS Health Scotland 01 Apr 2012 30 Sep 2012