Professor 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