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Dr Michael Fanner

Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Social Policy and Intervention, University of Oxford

PhD, PGDip, PGCertHE, BSc(Hons), RN(Adult), RHV, QN

Dr Michael Fanner is Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Social Policy and Intervention, University of Oxford. Michael’s area of research is in the early years / parenting, closely working with Professor Jane Barlow. Michael is also an Honorary Assistant Professor in Community Child Health in the School of Health Sciences, University of Nottingham.

Michael qualified as a health visitor at King’s College London in 2013 and has since held a number of clinical, academic and voluntary sector roles within the public health arena. Michael worked across a number of different health visiting and sexual health services in London, between 2013 and 2018, whilst obtaining his PhD from the University of Greenwich in 2020 (PhD Title: Professionals’ Perceptions of Young Males with Child Sexual Exploitation Policy: A Critical Policy Genealogical Analysis).

Since 2018, Michael has worked in universities in London and Hertfordshire, lecturing in nursing, paramedic science, specialist community public health nursing, and specialist community nursing. Since moving to Oxford, he now exclusively works in research. Michael was awarded the title of Queen’s Nurse with the Queen’s Nursing Institute in 2022, demonstrating significant and continuing commitment to primary, community and public health nursing.

Michael is currently developing a post-doctoral research portfolio in 0-19 public health and collaborates with Experts by Experience, other academics, and clinicians in achieving tomorrow’s evidence-based practice. Michael’s research and clinical interests include how ethically complex social issues are ‘dealt with’ in practice, especially during evidence translation and advanced child and family health practice.

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