Myfanwy Morgan is Professor of Medical Sociology in the Department of Primary Care and Public Health Sciences at King’s College London. Her research focuses on patients' experience of chronic illness and the evaluation of health care, with a major theme throughout her research career being the health and health care of minority ethnic groups.
She is currently the Principal Investigator on a Programme of research funded by the National Institute for Health Research on Donation, Transplantation and Ethnicity (DonaTE Programme) that is examining issues relating to the high need and long waiting times for kidney transplantation among minority ethnic groups and will lead to the development and evaluation of a training intervention. She is also involved in a series of projects to increase the acceptability and effectiveness of care for patients with epilepsy, chronic headache, cancer and Crohn's disease.
Myfanwy is a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health and the Higher Education Academy and is the recipient of grants from organisations such as the Department of Health, the Medical Research Council, the Kings Fund, the World Health Organisation and the Canadian Institute for Health Services Research. She recently conducted a study in the Caribbean to inform the development of transplantation services and has been a consultant for research undertaken in Greece, South Africa, Canada and the USA.
Better Health papers
- Better Health 25: Overcoming barriers to registering as an organ donor among minority ethnic groups by Jessica Mai Sims, Charlotte Kenten, Sarah Deedat, Gurch Randhawa & Myfanwy Morgan