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Karen Throsby

Tel: +44 (0)24 76575129
Fax: +44 (0)24 76523497
Room: R3.28

Karen Throsby researches issues relating to gender, technology and the body. Her PhD research was on people's experiences of IVF failure, and she is the author of When IVF Fails: Feminism, Infertility and the Negotiation of Normality (Palgrave, 2004). Her current research is on obesity, with a particular interest in obesity surgery. Karen teaches on the medical school module ‘Human Diversity: People, Disease and their Doctors’ and contributes to teaching within the department on health, feminist theory and methodology.