Mary is currently completing her PhD in Nursing researching how storytelling impacts healthcare for children with chronic pain. Mary holds a BA Hons in Politics, a Masters in Global Public Health, and has over a decade's worth of experience working as a professional storyteller.
Mary's research interests include storytelling, health communication, chronic pain, patient voices, women and children's health, reducing health inequalities, arts for health, and creative public engagement.
Mary has presented her research at institutions such as Stanford University (USA) and Manchester University (UK). Mary won a Wellcome Trust funded place to speak at Shanghai University, and was a European Pain Scholar in 2018.
You can watch Mary talk about her research and all stuff stories on her YouTube channel.
If you have any questions for Mary about her research, or would like to collaborate on a project, please get in touch!