Dr Kathy Vogt is the Senior Research Fellow on the REBOOT study, funded by the Burdett trust.
Kathy has a strong background in Health Psychology and mixed-methods research, having previously been a Lecturer in Health Psychology at the University of Huddersfield and a Researcher at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals/Leeds Beckett University.
Kathy holds a PhD from the Medical School at the University of Sheffield. Kathy also holds a MSc in Psychological Research Methods (awarded with Distinction, University of Sheffield) and a BSc in Psychology (awarded First Class, with Honours, Sheffield Hallam University).
Kathy’s PhD focused on the development of a Clinical Outcome Assessment for Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome, a rare and often life-limiting genetic condition, and subsequently the development of a novel method for the validation of Clinical Outcome Assessments for rare diseases.
Kathy has also worked in reproductive decision-making (including the development of a patient-decision aid for young women diagnosed with cancer who are contemplating fertility treatment before cancer treatment, as part of the “Cancer Fertility and Me” funded study by Yorkshire Cancer Research), and has a special interest in alcohol use.
Kathy’s research interests broadly centre around innovation in healthcare, quality of life, wellbeing, and decision-making.