Dr Valerie Lipman
Valerie joined SCWRU in spring 2014.
Professional background and current research
'I am a social gerontologist with over 30 years’ work experience with older people's organisations (including Pensioners Link, Age Concern London and Age Concern England).
I was recently awarded a PhD by the Centre for Ageing at the University of Southampton, elements of which I am now developing for publication here at King's.
My research interests include user involvement, ethnicity, older women and international development, ageing in the Third World. I have been an independent management consultant and researcher for the last 10 years. I am currently involved in local health campaigning and am the community representative for my local Integrated Health Programme Board.'