Show/hide main menu

Academic staff

Social Science, Health & Medicine - Dr Karen Lowton

Lowton

Following a career in nursing, Karen completed a PhD in Medical Sociology at Royal Holloway, University of London, focusing on how adults with cystic fibrosis and their family members perceive and manage the disease and its treatment.

She joined King’s College London in 2001, initially working in the department of Palliative Care & Policy, School of Medicine, where she undertook research into primary and secondary school teachers’ management of bereaved children. Karen joined the Institute of Gerontology in 2006. Her main research interests continue to centre on ‘new’ ageing populations – i.e. those reaching midlife with traditional diseases of conditions of childhood, exploring health and social concerns, family care, and service use.

Full Biography

Teaching: Programmes

(Postgraduate)

(Undergraduate)

Teaching: Modules

(Postgraduate)

Research

Contact

Phone: +44 (0)20 7848 2566
E-mailkaren.lowton@kcl.ac.uk 

internaladd1
Sitemap Site help Terms and conditions Accessibility Recruitment News Centre Contact us

© 2014 King's College London | Strand | London WC2R 2LS | England | United Kingdom | Tel +44 (0)20 7836 5454