Tony Ryan

School of Nursing & Midwifery, University of Sheffield, UK

Dr. Ryan is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Sheffield. A social scientist by background, Dr. Ryan has worked in the field of aging for nearly 20 years. He completed his PhD in 2003.

He is Chair of a palliative and supportive care Local Research Network Special Interest Group and is in the process of completing a five year National Institute for Health Research funded applied health research programme on stroke, which includes work around acute and palliative care.

Research interests:
Palliative care for the elderly with dementia and stroke; transitions to palliative care for the elderly; family caregiving.