Rachael Thorneloe

Research Fellow, University of Leeds

Rachael is a Research Fellow at the University of Leeds interested in treatment decision-making. Specific interests include the psychological factors influencing uptake and adherence to chemoprevention and lifestyle behaviour change. Rachael is also interested in adherence to systemic therapies used for inflammatory long-term conditions and identifying new psychological and behavioural factors associated with poor treatment response. Rachael answers key questions about medication use, clinical implementation and management using qualitative and quantitative methodology.


  • 2018–present
    Research fellow, University of Leeds
  • 2014–2017
    Research associate, University of Manchester


  • 2014 
    University of Manchester, PhD