Faculty of Medical Sciences

Staff Profile

Dr Grant Gibson

Background

Background

I am a social gerontologist with interests in ageing and neurodegenerative diseases (dementia and Parkinson's Disease), technology and ageing and ageing, gender and health.  I am currently working ona study examining the facilitators and barriers to implementation of non pharmacological interventions in dementia, and on a study examining the use of assistive technology by people with dementia. I am also assisting on a systematic review of psychosocial interventions in dementia.

 My previosu work has included the development of assistive technology to promote well-being in people with dementia, on mood states amongst people living with Parkinson's disease, and evaluations of memory services for people with dementia.

Qualifications

BA (hons) Geography

MA Social and Cultural Geography

PhD Psychiatry: 'Men's experiences of living with Parkinson's Disease'.

Publications