Lisa joined the RDS as a part-time adviser in April 2015. She has worked as a researcher on a number of NIHR funded research projects, including home safety in the under-5s, medication adherence in women identified as being at risk of osteoporosis and health literacy in older people with chronic health conditions. She has extensive experience working in both academic and NHS research environments.
Lisa McDaid graduated with a BS (Hons) in Psychosocial Studies from the University of East Anglia and went on to complete an MSc in Social Research Methods at the Open University. She is currently completing her PhD in the School of Health Sciences at the University of East Anglia. Her research aims to develop a greater understanding of teenagers who have more than one pregnancy using a mixed methods research approach.
Lisa is particularly interested in sexual health and risk taking, qualitative research methods and public and patient involvement in research.