Place of work / study:
The University of Liverpool
Area of research:
Variation in dementia care pathways
How is your work funded:
Funded centrally via the University of Liverpool.
Tell us a little about yourself:
I am a 1st year PhD student. I have worked in public health since 2013, and have a history of working in the NHS. I have a keen interest in older people’s health and wellbeing, end of life care, health and social inequalities and informal carers.
Tell us a fun fact about yourself:
I am a (supposedly) keen runner!
Why did you choose to work in dementia?
Having worked in public health and being the primary analyst for older people’s health, and dementia. I completed the Masters in Public Health at The University of Liverpool, with a dissertation exploring informal carers’ views and perceptions of providing end of life care to a family member; in some cases caring for several years for a family member with dementia.
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