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Lecturer and Digital Health Theme Lead, University of Southampton

Chris Allen is a lecturer in the School of Health Science and a mixed methods researcher with a background in nursing and social sciences, particularly Gerontology. Chris has an interest in Digital Health, Digital Inequality, Asset Based Community Development, Social Prescribing, Aging, Realist Evaluation, Quality Improvement and Patient and Participant Involvement and Engagement in Healthcare Research. Chris is the Digital Health Theme Lead for pre-registration health programmes.


  • –present
    Clinical Academic Research Fellow- Health Sciences , University of Southampton


  • 2018 
    University of Southampton , PhD Health Sciences
  • 2014 
    University of Southampton, MSc Gerontology
  • 2010 
    University of Southampton , BN Adult Nursing