Josh read philosophy for his undergraduate and, also possesses a master’s degree in public health from Japan, and an MSc in social anthropology. His previous public health experience includes working at the WHO on global health policy and research implementation work in the North East of England. Josh holds research positions at the End of Life Studies Group, University of Glasgow and the Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, UCL, and is co-founder of a global health organisation, MedicImpact, based in Kenya.
Joshua is currently undertaking a PhD funded by the National Institute of Health Research looking at self care practices and palliative and end of life care provision for ageing and multimorbid populations. His research interests include public health approaches to palliative care, epidemiology and biostatistics.
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