Marie-Anne Durand, BSc MSc MPhil PhD CPsychol

Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Clinical Practice, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice

Marie-Anne Durand, BSc, MSc, MPhil, PhD, CPsychol



(603) 646-1290


  • PhD in Medicine & Health Psychology 2006-2009 Cardiff University, School of Medicine
  • MPhil in Clinical Psychology (1st class) 2005-2006 University Pierre Mendes France, Grenoble, France
  • MSc in Clinical Psychology (1st class) 2004-2005 University Pierre Mendes France, Grenoble, France
  • BSc in Psychology (1st class) 2001-2004 University Pierre Mendes France, Grenoble, France

Primary Contact

Lisa D. Sharp Grady
(603) 653-3572

Curriculum Vitae

Marie-Anne Durand CV


Areas of Expertise

  • Patient engagement
  • Shared decision making
  • Communication/risk communication in healthcare and health service delivery
  • Development and evaluation of complex healthcare interventions (decision support, behavior change and self-management interventions)
  • Theoretical underpinnings of complex healthcare interventions
  • Health disparities


Research for Patient Benefit – NIHR UK. A randomized controlled feasibility trial of the Books Beyond Words to intervention to improve the management of epilepsy in people with learning disabilities, 2013.

British Society of Audiology - Development of a patient decision aid for shared decision making in adult audiology services, 2013.

NHS Institute - Measuring shared decision making in renal care, 2012.

East and North Hertfordshire Trust - Can shared decision making reduce health inequalities? A systematic review, 2012.

‘Future Research Star’ nominee, Vice-Chancellor Awards, University of Hertfordshire, UK, 2012.

Department of Health - Quality Innovation Productivity and Prevention Workstream, 2011.

Fellowship, Summer Institute for Informed Patient Choice, Hanover, USA, 2011.

Awards of ‘Best of Show’ and ‘Gold Award’ for the amnioDex website, HeSCA Media
Festival, St Louis, USA, 2009.

Sion Rhodri Eynon Evans - Prize for Excellence in Doctoral Research, 2008

Fellowship, Summer Institute for Informed Patient Choice, Hanover, USA, 2007

PhD studentship, Sir Halley Stewart Trust - The amniocentesis dilemma: needs assessment, development and field-testing of a theory-based decision support intervention. 2006

Published Research