In her role as the course leader for MSc Health Psychology Tria is responsible for overseeing the management, delivery and development of the course. She is a module leader for the Healthcare Contexts module and the Perspectives, Contexts and Issues in Health Research and Practice module. Tria is also the module leader for the level 6 Academic Development and Personal Tuition module. Most of her teaching is on the MSc Health Psychology and is informed by a critical health psychology perspective. She also teaches critical perspectives in clinical and health psychology at level 6.
She completed her PhD on cognitive adaptation to venous thrombosis in 2006 under the supervision of Paul Norman and Peter Harris at the University of Sheffield. During her PhD she also trained and practised as a life coach and ABA therapist. She was a lecturer on the BMedSci in Health and Human Sciences at Sheffield University's School of Health and Related Research before she joined Sheffield Hallam University in September 2006. Tria has been the course leader for MSc Health Psychology since 2009. She was chartered as a psychologist in 2007, and was registered as a health psychologist by the Health and Care Professions Council in 2013. She has recently completed a diploma in psychotherapy.
Tria research interests include the psychosocial dynamics of the health professional-patient relationship, the meaning of care in healthcare services and policy, health inequalities and forms of resistance, medicalisation and the moralisation of health, and life-threatening and chronic illness. She is also interested in forms of femininity and masculinity and is currently collecting qualitative data on 'lad' culture in university.
She is a member of the Sheffield Hallam University Health Psychology Research Group, and the Sociology, Psychology, Politics and Policy Research interest group. Tria is also a Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society.
Specialist areas of interest
The psychosocial dynamics of the health professional-patient relationship, the meaning of care in healthcare services and policy, health inequalities and forms of resistance, medicalisation and the moralisation of health, and life-threatening and chronic illness. Tria is also interested in forms of femininity and masculinity and she is currently collecting qualitative data on 'lad' culture in university.
Social Sciences and Arts
MSc Health Psychology
Dunn, H., & Moore, T. (2016). 'You can't be forcing food down 'em': Nursing home carers' perceptions of residents' dining needs. Journal of Health Psychology, 21 (5), 619-627. http://doi.org/10.1177/1359105314532971
Moore, T., Norman, P., Harris, P.R., & Makris, M. (2008). An interpretative phenomenological analysis of adaptation to recurrent venous thrombosis and heritable thrombophilia: The importance of multi-causal models and perceptions of primary and secondary control. Journal of Health Psychology, 13 (6), 776-784. http://doi.org/10.1177/1359105308093861
Moore, T., Norman, P., Harris, P.R., & Makris, M. (2006). Cognitive appraisals and psychological distress following venous thromboembolic disease: an application of the theory of cognitive adaptation. Social Science and medicine, 63 (9), 2395-2406. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2006.06.014