Areas of Interest: alcohol misuse,Psychosocial intervention,Mental health,Epidemiology

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Description: Dr Laura Goodwin is Lecturer in Epidemiology in the Addictions Research Group (Psychological Sciences) and is a Visiting Lecturer at King’s College London. Laura has a PhD and Masters in Health Psychology and postdoctoral experience in Psychiatric Epidemiology. Interests include military health, links between physical and mental health, alcohol research, and life course epidemiology, with expertise in cohort studies, electronic healthcare records, and development of electronic interventions. Laura is currently funded by the ESRC for a data linkage study on the longer term consequences of alcohol misuse and by the MRC to develop an electronic alcohol app (InDEx) for veterans. Future plans are to gain funding for a large RCT for the InDEx app and to use data linkage methods to conduct research on the comorbidity of alcohol and mental health problems.