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Dr Anna Melvin

Dr Anna Melvin

Postdoctoral Research Fellow



Anna completed her PhD at the University of Nottingham in 2022. She explored medical students’ well-being during the transition through clinical training using realist methodology.

Anna’s background is in occupational psychology (the psychology of work and organisations). Before completing her PhD, Anna worked for an occupational psychology research consultancy, working on projects in different sectors, including medical education.

Anna is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Exeter on the Care Under Pressure 3 project, which is a realist evaluation of interventions to support hospital doctors’ mental health and well-being at work.

ORCID: 0000-0002-9096-0923


  • PhD (Exploring medical student well-being during transition: a realist inquiry)
  • MSc Occupational Psychology
  • BSc(Hons) Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience


Research interests

  • Medical education
  • Well-being
  • Occupational psychology
  • Realist methodology

Research projects

Care Under Pressure 3: Optimising the delivery and impacts of interventions to reduce hospital doctors’ mental ill-health in the NHS


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