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Professor Sue Ziebland is Director of the Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) Programme and has been an NIHR Senior Investigator since 2013.
Sue is Professor of Medical Sociology and Director of the Health Experiences Research Group (HERG) in the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford. She is also a Senior Research Fellow at Green Templeton College, Oxford.
Sue is one of the founding members of the team that collects and analyses patient narratives for the public-facing website healthtalk.org. Her research interests include how patient narratives can stimulate service improvements and better clinical training; and how the internet is changing healthcare and relationships with health professionals.
In her role as Programme Director for RfPB, Sue works with Chairs from across the eight RfPB Regional Advisory Committees to assess and fund research applications.