PhD, MRes, BSc(Hons)
Professor Edge’s research focuses on tackling inequalities in mental health access, experience, and outcomes experienced by racialised, minoritised, and other socially-excluded populations. Reflecting her enduring commitment to integrating research, policy, and practice; Dawn actively engages with patients, communities, and practitioners to co-produce culturally-informed research and interventions to improve mental health and wellbeing. Her doctoral and post-doctoral research focused on depression among Black women during pregnancy and early motherhood.
Currently, her research team is co-creating and evaluating Culturally-adapted Family Intervention (CaFI) with Sub-Saharan African and Caribbean descended families in the UK affected by schizophrenia and related psychoses. (For further information on CaFi - click here)
Dawn has served on several Boards of Directors/Trustees. Currently, she is a Governor at The Health Foundation and Director of Greater Manchester Mental Health’s EDI Research Unit
16:15 PM – 17:15 PM | Finding your voice
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"Finding my own voice has taken time and being in the presence of such empowering role models, has and will have a positive impact on my personal growth"
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