Biography

Dr Charlotte Salter is Senior Lecturer in Consultation Skills at Norwich Medical School. As a social gerontologist she specialises in researching areas of health and social care of importance to older people. Since graduating and working for the eminent geriatrician Professor Peter Millard and getting a scholarship to study her masters in gerontology she has always aimed at making a difference to the lives of older people and have striven to do so through both her teaching and research. Charlotte is the principal investigator for a prestigious ESRC Seminar Series on the Sociology of Diagnosis www.sociologyofdiagnosis.com. This is a cross university (and continent) collaboration with colleagues in York, Exeter, Oxford, Cambridge and Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She is also Principal Investigator with Dr Yoon Loke on a European Seventh Framework Programme to look at the health literacy needs of older people in Europe www.irohla.eu.

Career

  • Senior Lecturer Consultation Skills, Norwich Medical School, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences. University of East Anglia. May 2006 to July 2013
  • Lecturer Consultation Skills, Norwich Medical School, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences. University of East Anglia. May 2006 to August 2013
  • Senior Research Associate 2005 –2006
  • Health & Social Care Planning Officer for Older People 2000 – 2001
  • Freelance Researcher in Gerontology, Norfolk Social Services 2000
  • Research Assistant, Department of Social & Public Policy and Social Work, University of Kent 1997 – 1998
  • Consultancy Work 1993 – 1997
  • Research Officer, Personal Social Services Research Unit, University of Kent 1990 – 1993
  • Home Care Manager, Kent Social Services 1989 – 1990
  • Residential Social Work Assistant, London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham 1988 – 1989
  • Research Co-ordinator, Geriatric Department, St. George’s Hospital Medical School London 1986 - 1988

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