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Prof Gillian Hundt

Job Title
Professor
Department
WMS - Social Science and Systems in Health
Phone
+44(0)24 7657 3814
Research Interests

My research is in the area of gender, ethnicity and promoting equity in health. It ranges from the practical such as setting up new service models like mobile provision for The Bedouin home hospice care, postnatal care at clinics for infants to the theoretical such as ideas of risk, the social construction of statistics, and the social impact of innovative medical technologies. My research programme is Local Voices and Action on Global Health Issues and focuses on community perceptions of health.My work addresses global issues of power, discrimination and inequity in different local contexts. Currently, I am conducting research in England, South Africa and the Middle East. My areas of interest within these broad themes are lay views of health and illness, the links between policy and practice, health inequalities in relation to gender, ethnicity, disability and social exclusion, and user involvement.

Biography

I trained in social anthropology and sociology and my research and teaching is principally in the area of Sociology of Health, Medical Anthropology and Qualitative Research Methods. I have held posts at several universities where I have worked on the interface of international public health and social science. I Co-Direct the Institute of Health which conducts health related social science research.

  • Irvine, Donald, Johnson, Neil, Thistlethwaite, Jill, Hundt, Gillian, 2010. Professionalism : the UK perspective. In Bhugra, Dinesh; Mailk, Amit (eds.), Professionalism in Mental Healthcare : Experts, Expertise and Expectations, Cambridge, UK ; New York, Cambridge University Press, pp. 48-61
Title Funder Award start Award end
MRC PHIND- Improving the health literacy of lay community health workers (CHWs) in rural Southern Africa . MRC 01 Oct 2015 31 Mar 2017
Future Research Leaders Full Application: Selecting Futures ESRC 01 Oct 2012 30 Sep 2015
HHRT Three City Survey Wayne State University 16 Mar 2012 31 Jul 2015
Wellcome Trust- Brain, Science and Society understanding the complexities and dilemmas of first episode psychosis through the ethnodrama CRACKED in workshops, performances and cafes scientifiques Wellcome Trust 01 Sep 2014 01 May 2015
An opportunity to enhance female literacy in Mozambique and assess its impact on community health through systematic research Individual 01 Oct 2010 30 Sep 2014
Hundt / SHI / Symposium for the Use of Data Gathered through Participation as Health Evidence Foundation for the Sociology of Health and Illness 01 Feb 2014 31 Jul 2014
Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) Bursary National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 23 Sep 2013 31 Mar 2014
Symposium application for Dr Hannah Bradby - International medical migration Foundation for the Sociology of Health and Illness 01 Apr 2013 03 Apr 2013
International Medical Migration Symposium Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity 18 Mar 2013 20 Mar 2013
Clinical and cost effectiveness of manual treatment and manipulative therapy for the management of a variety of musculoskeletal and non-musculoskeletal conditions: a systematic review and narrative synthesis College of Chiropractors, The 01 Jun 2011 30 May 2012
Year 2: Housing Health and Safety Rating System for US Department of Housing and Urban Development Healthy Housing Solutions 30 Jan 2012 26 Apr 2012
End of life decision making Researching the views of people with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Motor Neurone Disease Association 01 Oct 2011 31 Mar 2012
BA SRG 2009 - The Role of a right to Health Approach in Access to Complimentary Therapies British Academy 01 Apr 2010 31 Mar 2011
ARC - Heel Fracture Trial EXTENSION Arthritis Research Campaign 01 Jan 2010 31 Mar 2011
Improving Access to and Quality of Reproductive and Child Healthcare to Marginal People: Bedouin in Jordan & Syria EU 01 Oct 2005 30 Sep 2010
Touch Based Movement and its Impact on Well Being Clore Leadership Programme 01 Dec 2009 31 Aug 2010
Supplement to The Quality of Life of Visually Impaired Children The Great Ormond Street Hospital Childrens Charity 01 Sep 2008 31 Aug 2010
The Impact and Effectiveness of Public Engagement Tools Utilising Filmed Vignettes/Performance in Relation to Health and Safety (Hospital Associated Infections) NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement 01 Jul 2007 30 Jun 2010
Social Identity and Khat in Uganda ESRC 01 Jun 2007 30 Sep 2009
Evaluation of Rosetta Life Patnership Projects across the Pan-Birmingham Palliative Care Network during 2008-9 Rosetta Life 01 Nov 2008 31 Aug 2009
ESRC Visiting Fellowship: The Development of Social Work Interventions to Meet the Needs of Marginal Groups in Jordan - Iraqui Refugees and Bedouin ESRC 05 Jun 2008 04 Jun 2009
UK Heel Fracture Trial Arthritis Research Campaign 01 Oct 2004 01 Apr 2009
A study of the Level of Understanding among Non-UK Qualified Doctors about Ethics of Medical Practice General Medical Council 01 Jun 2008 30 Nov 2008
A study of the Level of Understanding among Non-UK Qualified Doctors about Ethics of Medical Practice General Medical Council 01 Jun 2008 30 Nov 2008
Global Health and Human Rights: Theory, Process and Substance ESRC 01 Nov 2006 31 Oct 2008
Managing Research Projects: Supporting Researchers in Collaborative Project Management ESRC 01 Oct 2005 30 Sep 2008
The Quality of Life of Visually Impaired Children - Investigation and Development of a Novel Vision-related Quality of Life Instrument The Great Ormond Street Hospital Childrens Charity 01 Sep 2007 31 Aug 2008
Evaluation of the Role and Impact of User Representation and Involvement in Neonatal Network Boards National Health Service 01 Jan 2006 31 Dec 2007
Making Research Count. Adult Health and Community Services 05 Oct 2006 04 Oct 2007
Making Research Count. Birmingham City Council 05 Oct 2006 04 Oct 2007
Making Research Count. Coventry City Council 05 Oct 2006 04 Oct 2007
Making Research Count Coventry University 05 Oct 2006 04 Oct 2007
Making Research Count. Warwickshire County Council 05 Oct 2006 04 Oct 2007
Making Research Count. Coventry City Council 05 Oct 2006 04 Oct 2007
Making Research Count. Commission for Social Care Inspection 05 Oct 2006 04 Oct 2007
Making Research Count. Age Concern 05 Oct 2006 04 Oct 2007
Continuity of End of Life Care The Burdett Trust for Nursing 01 Oct 2004 30 Sep 2007
Exploring the impact of Diabesity: prevention and care British Council (Netherlands) 01 Dec 2006 30 Apr 2007
Making Research Count. University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust 05 Oct 2006 04 Apr 2007
Evaluation of Coventrys Sure Start Areas Coventry Primary Care Trust 01 Jan 2003 31 Dec 2006
Making Research Count Birmingham City Council Adults and Communities Directorate 01 Jul 2006 04 Oct 2006
Making Research Count Commission for Social Care Inspection 05 Oct 2005 04 Oct 2006
Integrated Electronic Hardware for Health Care Diagnostics (IEH) (FEAP 04) EPSRC 01 Apr 2006 30 Sep 2006
Evaluation of Coventrys Sure Start Areas Coventry Primary Care Trust 01 Sep 2005 31 Aug 2006
Social Ethical and Cultural Impacts of Genetic Prenatal Screening Technologies on Experience and Personhood: Synthesising Biochemistry and Ultrasound Technologies with Live Performance, Visual and Aural Media Wellcome Trust 01 Dec 2004 30 Nov 2005
Making Research Count Age Concern 05 Oct 2004 04 Oct 2005
Making Research Count Commission for Social Care Inspection 05 Oct 2004 04 Oct 2005
Making Research Count Age Concern 05 Oct 2004 04 Oct 2005
Making Research Count University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust 01 Oct 2004 30 Sep 2005
Making Research Count Warwickshire Social Care and Support 01 Oct 2004 30 Sep 2005
Making Research Count Coventry Primary Care Trust 01 Oct 2004 30 Sep 2005
Making Research Count Nottingham Social Services 01 Oct 2004 30 Sep 2005
Making Research Count Coventry Social Services 01 Oct 2004 30 Sep 2005
Making Research Count Coventry University 01 Oct 2004 30 Sep 2005
Making Research Count University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust 01 Oct 2004 30 Sep 2005
Making Research Count Warwickshire Social Care and Support 01 Oct 2004 30 Sep 2005
Making Research Count Coventry Primary Care Trust 01 Oct 2004 30 Sep 2005
Making Research Count Nottingham Social Services 01 Oct 2004 30 Sep 2005
Making Research Count Coventry Social Services 01 Oct 2004 30 Sep 2005
Collective Rights to Health: Exploring the Experiences of Homeless Families ESRC 01 Apr 2004 30 Sep 2005
Social Ethical and Cultural Impacts of Genetic Prenatal Screening Technologies on Experience and Personhood: Synthesising Biochemistry and Ultrasound Technologies with Live Performance, Visual and Aural Media Wellcome Trust 01 Sep 2004 31 Aug 2005
Evaluation of the Low Vision Services Implementation Project Royal National Institute for the Blind 01 May 2004 31 Oct 2004
Making Research Count Warwickshire Social Care and Support 01 Oct 2003 30 Sep 2004
Making Research Count Coventry Primary Care Trust 01 Oct 2003 30 Sep 2004
Making Research Count Nottingham Social Services 01 Oct 2003 30 Sep 2004
Making Research Count University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust 01 Oct 2003 30 Sep 2004
Making Research Count Coventry Social Services 01 Oct 2003 30 Sep 2004
Social Implications of One Stop First Trimester Prenatal Screening ESRC 01 Apr 2001 30 Sep 2004
Review of Home Care and Sight Loss Pocklington Trust 01 Jul 2004 31 Aug 2004
Research Advice for a Review of Distribution of GPs and Community Nursing in Coventry Coventry City Council 15 Dec 2003 14 Apr 2004
Southern Africa stroke prevention initiative: the pilot stage Wellcome Trust 24 Mar 2003 31 Oct 2003
Making Research Count University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust 01 Oct 2002 30 Sep 2003
Making Research Count Coventry Primary Care Trust 01 Oct 2002 30 Sep 2003
Making Research Count Coventry University 01 Oct 2002 30 Sep 2003
Making Research Count Warwickshire Social Care and Support 01 Oct 2002 30 Sep 2003
Making Research Count Nottingham Social Services 01 Oct 2002 30 Sep 2003
Making Research Count Coventry Social Services 01 Oct 2002 30 Sep 2003
Expert workshop: southern Africa stroke prevention initiative Wellcome Trust 27 Jun 2003 30 Jun 2003
Making Research Count Nottingham Social Services 01 Oct 2001 30 Sep 2002
Making Research Count Warwickshire Social Care and Support 01 Oct 2001 30 Sep 2002