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Thando joined UEA in 2016 and works within the Norwich Medical School as a Senior Research Associate and a Research Advisor for the NIHR Research Design Service.
In her work as a Senior Research Associate, Dr Katangwe-Chigamba is part of the Process Evaluation team in the Norwich Clinical Trials Unit (CTU), supporting the implementation of process evaluations on a range of feasibility and definitive randomised controlled trials. Her work involves using both qualitative and quantitative methods to evaluate a range of health service research projects. As an NIHR Research Adviser, Thando reviews funding proposals for the various NIHR funding streams.
Dr Katangwe-Chigamba is registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council as a Community Pharmacist. Before joining the UEA she worked full time as a Community Pharmacist in Norfolk. In 2015 Thando completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Pharmacy Practice at UEA before undertaking an NIHR funded MSc in Clinical Research. In 2016, she commenced her PhD, also at UEA, which focused on using behaviour change frameworks, in particular the COM-B, to develop diabetes prevention services within the community pharmacy setting. Whilst doing her PhD, she worked part time in the School of Pharmacy as an Associate Tutor in pharmacy practice.
Key Research Interests and Expertise
The Reflective Fostering Programme - improving the wellbeing of children in care through a group intervention for foster carers: a randomised controlled trial. NIHR PHR.
The clinical and cost-effectiveness of exercise intervention for depression in adolescents (READY): a phased multi-site randomised controlled trial. NIHR HTA.
Research Group Membership
Norwich Clinical Trials Unit
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- 2 Active
1/09/21 → 30/04/24
- 5 Article
Katangwe-Chigamba, T., Green, J. & Desborough, J., 4 Sep 2021, In : International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. riab060.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article
Interpersonal counselling for adolescent depression delivered by youth mental health workers without core professional training: A feasibility randomised controlled trial study protocolAbotsie, G., Cestaro, V., Gee, B., Murdoch, J., Katangwe, T., Meiser-Stedman, R., Shepstone, L., Turner, D., Tulk, S., Jarrett, S., Wilson, J., Clarke, T., Teague, B. & Wilkinson, P., 10 Dec 2020, In : Pilot and Feasibility Studies. 6, 191.
Research output: Contribution to journal › ArticleOpen AccessFile12 Downloads (Pure)
The community pharmacy setting for diabetes prevention: a mixed methods study in people with ‘pre-diabetes’Katangwe, T., Family, H., Sokhi, J., Kirkdale, C. & Twigg, M., Aug 2020, In : Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy. 16, 8, p. 1067-1080 14 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › ArticleOpen AccessFile2 Citations (Scopus)8 Downloads (Pure)
A systematic review exploring characteristics of lifestyle modification interventions in newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes for delivery in community pharmacyKatangwe, T., Bhattacharya, D. & Twigg, M., Feb 2019, In : International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 27, 1, p. 3-16 14 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › ArticleOpen AccessFile1 Citation (Scopus)12 Downloads (Pure)
Katangwe, T., Family, H., Sokhi, J., Al-Jabr, H., Kirkdale, C. & Twigg, M., 18 Jul 2019, In : PLoS One. 14, 7, e0219686.
Research output: Contribution to journal › ArticleOpen AccessFile4 Citations (Scopus)29 Downloads (Pure)