Louise is a Senior Research Fellow at King’s College London. She is Deputy Director of the Centre for Implementation Science (https://www.kcl.ac.uk/research/cis) and leads the Centre’s Methodology Research theme. She also leads the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) South London Implementation Research theme (https://arc-sl.nihr.ac.uk/).
Since joining the Centre for Implementation Science in 2015, Louise’s research has focused on developing tools to improve the conceptual and methodological quality of implementation research. Louise led the development of the Implementation Science Research Development (ImpRes) tool and guide and an Implementation Outcome Repository (https://implementationoutcomerepository.org/). Louise recently developed a resource for implementation research teams to improve study reporting ( https://arc-sl.nihr.ac.uk/news-insights/latest-news/new-resource-implementation-research-teams-improve-study-reporting) and is currently developing the Implementation Science Research Project Appraisal Criteria (ImpResPAC) tool, a quantitative tool based on ImpRes, to evaluate the conceptual and methodological quality of implementation research. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36526311/
Prior to joining King’s College London, Louise trained as a psychologist and holds a BSc in Psychology and MSc in Research Methods in Psychology. In 2013, she completed her PhD in Patient Safety at Imperial College London. Her expertise and research interests fall within the areas of implementation science, improvement science and patient safety.