Alexis Paton

Lecturer in Social Science Applied to HealthAlexis Paton 2019

Health Sciences
University of Leicester
George Davies Centre
University Road
Leicester, LE1 7RH

Tel: +44 (0)116 252 3207


Alexis Paton joined the SAPPHIRE group in December 2017. Prior to this, she was a Research Fellow at the Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham. She has held previous posts as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences Research Centre at Newcastle University, as a lecturer for Yale University’s Summer Institute in Bioethics, and as a research assistant at the University of British Columbia. She has also been a periodic lecturer for the University of Birmingham and Birmingham City University.

Alexis’ PhD (Sociology, Newcastle University, 2015) research examined how female cancer patients make difficult decisions about preserving their fertility during cancer treatment. She also holds an MA in Philosophy from the University of British Columbia (2010), and a BSc in Biology from the University of King’s College (2007).

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