Paula Leslie, PhD

  • Senior Lecturer, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health & Wellbeing, University of Central Lancashire, UK

Paula Leslie graduated from Leeds Metropolitan University in 1995 with a BS in Clinical Language Sciences, and received a PhD from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 2004 and in 2016 earned an MA in Bioethics with a thesis That Won't Help The Meatballs: Health Care Providers' Perceptions of Eating, Drinking, and Feeding as Human Experiences.  She is currently Senior Lecturer Speech and Language Therapy in the School of Health Sciences at the University of Central Lancashire, UK.  Her research interests include aging, swallowing disorders, quality of life, and ethics and decision making by members of vulnerable groups at the end of life.