Tamara is currently working as a research fellow at the Mental Health Policy Research Unit at University College London, conducting research aimed at building evidence to inform policies of Department of Health and others involved in making nationwide plans for mental health services. Her current research is focused on improving mental health care for autistic people and early intervention for young people experiencing the early stages of mental health difficulties. Her previous research involved assessing the mental health impact of the pandemic in high-income countries, investigating factors associated with resilience in adolescents and young adults in Latin America and implementation of psychosocial interventions for people with psychosis in Southeast Europe. Tamara completed a BSc in Life Sciences and an MSc in Public Health. She is passionate about impactful research for policy and practice to prevent and manage public health challenges and reduce health inequalities.
In her debut blog, Tamara Pemovska summarises Lewis et al.’s 2023 paper on the pros and cons of creative qualitative research methods with autistic pupils.[read the full story...]