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Professor Miriam Johnson


Miriam Johnson


Post Nominals MD; MRCP; MB ChB (hons)
Biography Miriam Johnson is Professor of Palliative Medicine at Hull York Medical School, and Associate Director of the Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre at the University of Hull. She is Adjunct Professor of Palliative Medicine at the University Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

For twenty years (2000 to 2020), she also provided consultant palliative physician services to Scarborough General Hospital and Saint Catherine's Hospice, Scarborough where she set up one of the UK’s first integrated palliative care services for people with heart failure.
Research Interests Miriam's research interests include:

mechanisms, management of and services for breathlessness and other neglected symptoms such as delirium;
inequalities in palliative care service provision e.g. for people with non-malignant disease such as heart failure and respiratory disease, and the use of needs assessment tools;
methods to conduct high quality palliative care research;
the social impact of advanced disease on the individual and their family and friends
Projects employ a wide range of research methodologies (clinical trials of drug or complex interventions, qualitative studies, observational, secondary data analysis, data linkage studies) and collaborative partners are involved across different disciplines and countries. She has published widely and holds grants from a variety of bodies (NIHR, NHMRC, Dunhill Medical Trust, Marie Curie Cancer Care/CRUK, Yorkshire Cancer Research, British Heart Foundation).
Teaching and Learning Undergraduate:

Phase I Scholarship and Special Interest Programmes
Phase II Scholarship and Special Interest Programmes

MSc module: implementation science in advanced and chronic conditions
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