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    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Dr Lohfeld is open to wide-ranging PhD applicants from candidates with a background in global public health and/or health services research. They should have an interest in learning (if needed) and conducting a project using a mixed-methods or qualitative research design. Her fields of interest include: - reducing the impact of breast or children's cancers - adult or pediatric palliative care - blindness prevention. Previous research experience is desirable but not essential.

19992021

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Research Interests

As a medical anthropologist trained in global public health, my focus is on improving health care and outcomes for vulnerable populations in low-resourced areas by providing data for evidence-based policy and educational decisions. Frequently working work with interdisciplinary teams, I bring a deep understanding of qualitative research design and delivery in mixed-methods or stand-alone projects. Health topics I am familiar with include NCDs (diabetes, cancer), care of the older adult (polypharmacy, osteoporosis and falls prevention, improving care for people with UTIs or pneumonia), palliative care, blindness prevention and malaria. I have worked in Africa (Zambia, Tanzania, Angola), Asia (Vietnam, China), Canada and Northern Ireland.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

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