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Professor Liz Walker

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Liz Walker

Professor of Health and Social Work Research

Biography Professor Walker has an international research profile within the field of the sociology of health and gender and its applicability to social work.

Her expertise in the area of HIV/AIDS in southern Africa has been influential in the areas of social inequality and stigma. Her recent work focuses on the sociology of with chronic illness, specifically auto-immune conditions.

Professor Walker is Academic Lead of the Institute for Clinical and Applied Health Research (ICAHR) and lead researcher for the Social and Psychological Aspects of Research into Long-term health Conditions (SPARC) group. She is Associate Director of the Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre and Chair of the Faculty of Health Sciences Ethics Committee.

Research Interests Lived experience of Long Term Conditions
Palliative Care
HIV/AIDS
Marginal masculinities

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