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Qualifications

2019 PhD by Publication
BA (Hons), PGCE, PG Cert, MSc.

About

MSc Public Health Award Leader

Experience

2012 to current: Senior Lecturer Public Health, University of South Wales.
2002 – 2012: Senior Lecturer Health Promotion/Public Health, University of East London, Stratford, London.

Before I started lecturing I worked as an Addiction Prevention Practitioner at St Georges Hospital Medical School, and as a Health Promotion Practitioner in Cornwall.

Publications

Textbooks:

Corcoran N (2007; 2013) Communicating Health, strategies for health promotion. Sage, London (1st and 2nd edition).

Corcoran N (2011) Working on health communication. Sage, London.

Research Publications:

Corcoran N (2017) Exploring International Students’ Food Choices Using Photovoice techniques. Journal of International Students. Accepted – in press

Corcoran N (2017) Promoting health with lesbian and bisexual women: It’s not just about behaviour change Journal of Clinical Nursing Sep 20. doi: 10.1111/jocn.13589. [Epub ahead of print]

Corcoran N (2017) Researching Ethnic Minority Students’ Preferences for Sexual Health Resources via a Practical Design Based Methodology. SAGE Research Methods Cases 10.4135/9781473979703

Corcoran N & Ahmad F (2016) Readability and suitability of sexual health promotion leaflets in the UK Patient Education and Counseling 99 (2) 284–286

Moorley CR, Cahill S & Corcoran N (2016) Stroke among African-Caribbean women: Lay beliefs of risk and causes. Journal of Clinical Nursing 25 (3 & 4)

Moorley CR, Cahill S & Corcoran N (2015) Life after stroke: coping mechanisms among African Caribbean women. Health and Social care in the community Health and Social care in the community Jun 21. doi: 10.1111/hsc.12256. [Epub ahead of print]

Moorley CR & Corcoran NT (2014) editorial: Defining, profiling and locating older people: An inner City Afro-Caribbean experience. Journal of Clinical Nursing 23 (15-16) 2083-2085

Moorley CR, Corcoran N & Sanya M (2014) Breast cancer awareness among an inner city group of Nigerian women Primary Health Care 24 (3) 25-33.

Corcoran N & Spargo D (2012) Keeping up to date with public health practice. Community Practitioner 86 (1) 32-4.

Schmidt E, Olomo F, Corcoran N (2012) Sex education targeting African communities in the United Kingdom: Is it Fit for Purpose? Sex Education: Sexuality, society and learning 12 (1) 65-78

Research

I am currently working on a range of research projects around minority health, health communication, healthy settings and health promotion.

Areas of Expertise

Health Communication, Health Promotion, Public Health

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