Dr Jenni Burt
Research Programme Leader
Jenni is Research Programme Leader and Principal Research Associate at THIS Institute, leading applied research programmes and contributing to strategic development and operations.
Jenni has a degree in Biological Anthropology from the University of Cambridge, an MSc in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), and a PhD in health services research from UCL. She has previously held research positions at UCL, LSHTM and King’s College London. Jenni convenes the Qualitative and Mixed Methods module on the MPhil in Population Health Sciences at the University of Cambridge, and supervises a number of PhD, MPhil, and medical students.
Jenni’s research interests are in improving the quality of interactions between patients and health care professionals, exploring and reducing variations in the quality of care, and methodological innovations in studying health care delivery. Frequently using mixed methods approaches, she has led a diverse portfolio of work across healthcare improvement, including particular expertise in embedding qualitative research in trials of complex interventions (e.g. the SAFER trial), multi-method evaluation and complex evidence synthesis.