Self-management…or medicalization?

Leonard Deacon Lecture Theatre, Medical School
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Medical and Dental Sciences
Wednesday 14th May 2014 (16:30)

Yvonne Dawson 
Tel: 0121 414 4054)

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College of Medical and Dental Sciences – Inaugural Lecture Series

Professor Sheila Greenfield
Professor of Medical Sociology
School of Health and Population Sciences

Sheila Greenfield was appointed as Professor of Medical Sociology at the University of Birmingham in 2012. She studied for a BSc in Combined Honours (French and Sociology) at the University of Aston in 1978, an MA in French at the University of Birmingham (1981) and a PhD in Modern Languages at the University of Aston (1986).  Sheila has been at the University of Birmingham throughout her academic career teaching medical sociology and qualitative methods at undergraduate and postgraduate level in the College of Medical and Dental Sciences and leading Medicine in Society subjects within the medical curriculum.  Sheila currently leads the Qualitative Methods for Healthcare Evaluation Group within The School of Health & Population Sciences and her research is focussed on two main areas; the design and implementation of qualitative methodology as a component of mixed methods research; the methods people use to self-manage their health either for health promotion and prevention or for the management of diagnosed medical conditions.  

This lecture is open to all, pre-registration is not required