Dr Sue Hall
Former Herbert Dunhill Lecturer in Palliative Care
Sue Hall studied Psychology at the Polytechnic of East London (now the University of East London) where she was awarded a first class degree and received a PhD in Health Psychology at King’s College London. Her first academic appointment was on a study exploring quality of life for patients with high grade brain tumours. For most of the next 11 years, she worked with the Psychology & Genetics Research Group, King’s College London, running national and international studies focusing on adjustment to serious negative life events, behaviour change, and facilitating informed choice. During this time she spent a year at the Centre for Health Care Research, at the University of Brighton as Research Fellow and NHS R&D Consultant.
In March 2006, she joined the Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation as Herbert Dunhill Lecturer in Palliative Care. Since retiring in 2012, Sue has had an honorary appointment at the Institute.