Marianne Webb

Marianne WebbInstitution: University of Melbourne, Australia (Orygen, Centre for Youth Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences).

Supervisory team: Associate Professor Jo Robinson.

Position: Research Fellow.

Current research: I am currently co-developing best-practice guidelines for young people and researchers to involve young people with lived experience in suicide research. My PhD investigated the co-design and implementation of an opportunistic psychosocial screening app for young people attending general practice.

Research interests:

  • Partnering with young people with lived experience of suicide in research
  • Co-design and implementation of interventions
  • Primary care as setting of intervention
  • Integrating technology into clinical care
  • Siblings

Key publications:

  • Webb, M., Carrotte, E., Flego, A., Vincent, B., Lee-Bates, B., Heath, J., & Blanchard, M. (Accepted). Safety, acceptability, and initial effectiveness of a novel digital suicide prevention campaign challenging perceived burdensomeness: A mixed methods study. Crisis.

  • Carrotte, E.R., Webb, M., Flego, A., Vincent, B., Heath, J., & Blanchard, M. (2021). Acceptability, Safety, and Resonance of the Pilot Digital Suicide Prevention Campaign ‘Better Off With You’. JMIR Formative Research, 5(3), e23892.

  • Webb, M. J., Wadley, G., & Sanci, L. A. (2018). Implementing a health and lifestyle screening app in primary health care: Experiences of general practitioners and practice support staff. JMIR mHealth uHealth, 6(4), e105.

  • Webb, M. J., Wadley, G., & Sanci, L. A. (2017). Improving patient-centered care for young people in general practice with a codesigned screening app: Mixed methods study. JMIR mHealth uHealth, 5(8), e118.

  • Rickwood, D., Webb, M., Kennedy, V., & Telford, N. (2016). Who Are the Young People Choosing Web-based Mental Health Support? Findings From the Implementation of Australia’s National Web-based Youth Mental Health Service, eheadpace. JMIR Mental Health, 3(3):e40.

Can help with: Implementation studies, systematic reviews, youth participation, Delphi studies, conducting research in primary care, transitioning to PhD and academic setting after working for many years outside of academia.

What’s essential to your well-being? Horse-riding, my cats, bike-riding and walking, freshly cut flowers, growing vegies, good quality coffee, books (and bookshops!), ongoing regular professional support.

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