Hannah Lewis


PhD researcher, Mental Health


PhD Researcher, Centre for Psychiatry and Mental Health, Queen Mary University of London(QMUL)

External Supervisor on the MSc Eating Disorders and Clinical Nutrition, University College London (UCL)

Honorary Contract, East London Children and Young People’s Community Eating Disorder Service, East London Foundation Trust (ELFT)


Hannah’s is a PhD student at the Centre for Psychiatry and Mental Health, QMUL, where she also teaches as an Academic Advisor on the MSc Mental Health: Psychological Therapies programme. It was also here that Hannah previously completed an MSc in Cultural and Global Perspectives in Mental Health Care (2017), and an MRes in Psychological Therapies (2019).  

Hannah’s PhD project builds on her research in body dissatisfaction prevention, cultural inclusivity and involvement to co-produce a cultural adaptation of The Body Project – a body dissatisfaction prevention programme with the most robust evidence base in the field.

Hannah also acts as an external supervisor for the MSc Eating Disorders and Clinical Nutrition course at UCL.

Hannah has also worked in a senior role for a national mental health charity across their research, policy and practice areas, where she still consults on policy areas and facilitates qualitative research. Hannah led on a number of key areas, including: children and young people’s mental health; co-production; early intervention in psychosis (EIP) services; and physical health inequalities among people with a ‘severe mental illness’ (SMI).

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