Prof Allan Kellehear, PhD, FAcSS

50th Anniversary Professor (End-of-Life Care), University of Bradford, United Kingdom

Prof Allan Kellehear, PhD, FAcSS

50th Anniversary Professor (End-of-Life Care), University of Bradford, United Kingdom

Biography

Prof Allan Kellehear, is a medical and public health sociologist who is currently a 50th Anniversary Professor (End-of-Life Care) at the University of Bradford, United Kingdom. He founded the world’s first academic public health palliative care unit in Australia in the 1990s, wrote some of the first academic literature expounding the public health approach to palliative care, and co-founded (with Sallnow and Kumar) the Public Health Palliative Care Conference Series.

Prof Kellehear is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, and President of both the Association for the Study of Death and Society (ASDS) and Public Health Palliative Care International (PHPCI).