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Lecturer in Medical Sociology, University of Birmingham

Anna Lavis is an anthropologist whose research focuses on lived experiences of mental ill-health and distress. She has led qualitative studies into individuals' experiences of eating disorders, psychosis, and self-harm and is passionate about listening to narratives that may not always be heard within clinically-applied research.


  • –present
    Research fellow, primary care clinical sciences, University of Birmingham


  • 2011 
    Goldsmiths, University of London, PhD