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Subashini Rajagopalan

Ms Subashini Rajagopalan MSc, MPH

Research Assistant

  • PhD training fellow

Research interests

  • Palliative care

Pronouns

she/her

Biography

Subashini Rajagopalan is a Dinwoodie-Saunders PhD Training Fellowship Research Assistant at the Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care, Policy & Rehabilitation. Under the mentorship of Professor Irene Higginson, her research will focus on breathlessness, equity, and support for patients and families. She will be working with data from the Better Treatments for Refractory Breathlessness (BETTER-B) project.

Prior to her current position at KCL, she served as a Health Services Researcher at the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA. Her work there concentrated on improving the quality of care for older adults with dementia and disability.

Subashini has also worked as a data analyst at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in the Department of Preventive Medicine for the CANDLE study, a longitudinal cohort research study on the conditions affecting neurocognitive development and learning in early childhood. Her role focused on maternal and environmental factors influencing cognitive development in early childhood.

Originally from Tamil Nadu, India, she holds a Master’s degree in Biochemistry from the University of Madras, India, and a Master of Public Health (Epidemiology) degree from the University of Memphis, USA.

    Research

    Breathlessness woman holding chest csi 780x450
    Better Treatments for Refractory Breathlessness

    Better Treatments for Refractory Breathlessness (BETTER-B) aims to improve the lives of people with severe breathlessness.

    Project status: Ongoing

      Research

      Breathlessness woman holding chest csi 780x450
      Better Treatments for Refractory Breathlessness

      Better Treatments for Refractory Breathlessness (BETTER-B) aims to improve the lives of people with severe breathlessness.

      Project status: Ongoing