Queen Mary’s University, London
Dr. Georgia Black is The Health Improvement Studies (THIS) Institute Postdoctoral Fellow and Reader in Applied Health Research within the Wolfson Institute of Population Health, Queen Mary’s University London. Georgia is a social psychologist whose research addresses diagnostic safety in non-specific symptom pathways for cancer. Georgia’s work supports healthcare improvement locally and nationally, including strong relationships with cancer charities, cancer alliances, and executive membership of the Policy Research Unit in Cancer Awareness, Screening and Early Diagnosis. Dr Black has led several projects addressing system safety in cancer pathways including a Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation-funded study looking at the impact of safety netting on patient experience and behaviour.