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Sarah Cunningham-Burley

Personal Chair of Medical and Family Sociology

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Biography

An experienced medical and family sociologist, Sarah's research currently focusses on the social and ethical contexts of medical technologies, data science, engagement, health and disease using predominantly qualitative methods.  She is co-director of the Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society, supported by the Wellcome Trust, which is developing interdisciplinary research across the humanities and social sciences relevant to biomedicine, public health and health care.  She is also Dean of Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences, Edinburgh Medical School and University lead for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.

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