• Professor Alex Broom

Professor Alex Broom, Co-Director, Practical Justice Initiative, Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Sydney. Prof. Broom is an international leader in the sociology of health and illness, utilising highly innovative qualitative methodologies and social theory to provide novel understandings of the social, cultural, political and economic underpinnings of the key health challenges of the 21st Century. Within this work, he is particularly interested in issues related to human subjectivities, vulnerability, social justice and solidarity. His current focus is on developing critical analyses of the social dynamics of cancer and palliative care and the global challenge of antimicrobial resistance across contexts and cultures.