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Joanna Davies

Dr Joanna Davies PhD, MSc, BA (Hons)

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Research interests

  • Palliative care
  • Sociology

Biography

Joanna's research focuses on using routinely collected data and large-scale longitudinal cohort studies to understand the social determinants of inequality in palliative and end of life care. Her PhD investigated the ‘Patterns and determinants of socioeconomic inequality in palliative and end-of-life care for older adults’ and was funded by the Dunhill Medical Trust.

Joanna joined the Cicely Saunders Institute in 2012. Previously, she worked for the Social Disadvantage Research Centre at Oxford University, she has an MSc in Social Research Methods from the University of Bristol, and a BA in Criminology and Sociology from the University of Liverpool.

Research profile

ORCID profile

    Research

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    Understanding the Social Determinants of Outcomes Important to Older People Towards the End of Life

    Secondary analysis of observational data on exposures, mediators, patterns of care and symptom profiles.

    Project status: Ongoing

    News

    Research student gives keynote address at national symposium

    Joanna Davies presented the main findings from her PhD at the All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care, 10th annual palliative care research...

    Image of Joanna Davies at the Cicely Saunders Institute

    • Palliative Care MSc, PG Dip, PG Cert (Cicely Saunders Institute), including sessions on the Service Development and Policy Module and the Advanced Epidemiology Module.
    • Palliative Care MSc, PG Dip, PG Cert (Cicely Saunders Institute): Research Methods Module; Service Organisation and Policy Module; supervisor/personal tutor
    • European Palliative Care Academy Leadership Course (Cicely Saunders Institute)
    • POS Workshops: Measuring Outcomes in Palliative Care with the POS Family of Measures (Cicely Saunders Institute)

      Research

      elderly people social csi project 780x450
      Understanding the Social Determinants of Outcomes Important to Older People Towards the End of Life

      Secondary analysis of observational data on exposures, mediators, patterns of care and symptom profiles.

      Project status: Ongoing

      News

      Research student gives keynote address at national symposium

      Joanna Davies presented the main findings from her PhD at the All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care, 10th annual palliative care research...

      Image of Joanna Davies at the Cicely Saunders Institute
      • Palliative Care MSc, PG Dip, PG Cert (Cicely Saunders Institute), including sessions on the Service Development and Policy Module and the Advanced Epidemiology Module.
      • Palliative Care MSc, PG Dip, PG Cert (Cicely Saunders Institute): Research Methods Module; Service Organisation and Policy Module; supervisor/personal tutor
      • European Palliative Care Academy Leadership Course (Cicely Saunders Institute)
      • POS Workshops: Measuring Outcomes in Palliative Care with the POS Family of Measures (Cicely Saunders Institute)