Profile – Dr Clarissa Giebel


Dr Clarissa Giebel

Job Title:

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Place of work / study:

University of Liverpool and CLAHRC North West Coast

Area of Research:

Dementia, everyday functioning, health inequalities

How is your research funded:

National Institute for Health Research

Tell us a little about yourself:

I have been working in dementia care research for over 7 years now, and am passionate about helping people with dementia live at home independently for longer.

Tell us a fun fact about yourself:

Even after 10 years, I still don’t understand some British customs 😉

Why did you choose to work in dementia?

Because I am interested in how something that happens in the brain can affect our lives so much that people struggle doing everyday tasks that we take for granted, such as buying a chocolate bar or making a hot tea.


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