Sophie Pask

PG Cert MSc BSc

Research Associate for the Better End of Life Project

Role at Hull York Medical School

Sophie is a Research Associate for the Better End of Life Project, which aims to improve outcomes and experiences of death and dying across the UK. 

Biography

Sophie is a Research Associate currently working on the Better End of Life Project funded by Marie Curie, which aims to improve outcomes and experiences of death and dying across the UK.

Sophie is in the process of completing her PhD in medical sciences at the Hull York Medical School. Her project is exploring the use of opioid analgesics in older adults and their impact on their cognition, as well as their family caregivers. Sophie originally undertook a BSc in Psychology, followed by an MSc in Health Psychology at the University of Sussex.

Over the past nine years, Sophie has worked in a patient and public involvement advisory role, as well as primary care and palliative care research. She has strong interests in reducing inequity in access to health care services, qualitative research, understanding people's experiences of health and illness, and patient and public involvement in research.