Our staff

Our staff

Shahaduz Zaman, David Clark, Catriona Forrest and Hamilton Inbadas

David Clark

Professor David Clark

Wellcome Trust Investigator (Interdisciplinary Studies)

Research interests: end of life care; end of life policy and services; interventions in end of life issues; hospice and palliative care history; evaluation in end of life care; narratives of illness, dying and bereavement; the life and works of Cicely Saunders

Jose Carrasco

Dr Jose Carrasco

Affiliate Researcher (School of Interdisciplinary Studies)

Research interests: end of life care; end of life policy and services; interventions in end of life issues

Ben Colburn

Dr Ben Colburn

Senior Lecturer (Philosophy)

Research interests: autonomy; liberalism; neutrality; responsibility; philosophy of education; distributive justice; end of life care; assisted suicide; history of ethics; the philosophy of the market; philosophy of mathematics; pragmatism

Hamilton Inbadas

Reverend Dr Hamilton Inbadas

Research Associate (Wellcome Trust) (School of Interdisciplinary Studies)

Research interests: Palliative care; Historical, theological, philosophical and cultural understandings of spirituality at the end of life; spiritual care in end of life care; contextual understandings of death, dying and bereavement; ethical issues in end of life care

Bridget Johnston

Professor Bridget Johnston

Florence Nightingale Foundation Chair in Clinical Nursing Practice Research (Nursing and Health Care)

Research interests: Palliative/end of life care research; Dignity and end of life care; Psychosocial interventions and palliative/end of life care ; nursing research in palliative/end of life care; palliative/end of life care issues in the care of the older person

Naomi Richards

Dr Naomi Richards

Lecturer in Social Science (End of Life Studies) (School of Interdisciplinary Studies)

Research interests: End of life issues facing older people, Dementia and end of life decision-making; Assisted suicide; Testimony, witnessing and narrative at the end of life; Visual representations of older people; Visual representations of death and dying

Alexander Whitelaw

Dr Alexander Whitelaw

Lecturer (Interdisciplinary Studies)

Research interests: The conceptual nature of public health; the implementation and sustainability of healthy public policy and practice; 'settings-based' approaches; discourse-based approaches to policy research

Shahaduz Zaman

Dr Shahaduz Zaman

Research Fellow (Wellcome Trust) (School of Interdisciplinary Studies)

Research interests: medical anthropology, global health policy, health system research, hospital ethnography, community health intervention, end of life care


Catriona Forrest

Public Engagement Officer (Wellcome Trust) (School of Interdisciplinary Studies)

Responsibilities: public engagement; digital content strategy; production; media relations; research communications; PR

Dr Marian Krawczyk

Dr Marian Krawczyk

Medical Anthropologist  (Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Services / Trinity Western University, Canada)

Research interests: end of life and palliative care; hospital care; clinical practice change and innovation; person-centered care; patient reported outcome and experience measures; qualitative and non-traditional methods; ethnographic theory; research ethics