Dr Christine Dobbs

Honorary Research Fellow, Medicine, Health and Life Science - Faculty


Christine, a Chartered Psychologist, joined the Centre for Innovative Ageing in 2008, and worked here almost continuously until taking on her current position as Honorary Research Fellow in December 2020. Prior to this, she was Postgraduate Programme Director for Gerontology and Ageing Studies. She has held a number of roles in research, teaching and student supervision. Research has included end-of-life care for older people, as well as intra- and intergenerational relationships in BAME elders, and, more recently, looking at dignified and inclusive health and social care for older trans people living in Wales.



Areas Of Expertise

  • • Equality and rights for trans & gender non-conforming people
  • • Death, dying &bereavement
  • • Biopsychosocial aspects of ageing
  • • Stigma, prejudice & discrimination
  • • Lifespan development
  • • Public involvement and co-production
  • • Mixed-methods data analysis

Career Highlights


For a summary of our project TrAC: Dignified and Inclusive Health and Social Care for older trans people in Wales, please visit our web-site.