Professor of Communications Research, School of Journalism, Media and Culture, Co-Director of the Coma and Disorders of Consciousness Research Centre, Cardiff University
Jenny Kitzinger is Professor of Communications Research at Cardiff University, the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies. She is also co-director, with Professor Celia Kitzinger, of the Coma and Disorders of Consciousness Research Centre which specializes in examining social and ethical aspects of the vegetative and minimally conscious state (see www.cdoc.org.uk).
The academic work has been translated into a resource for families, health care practitioners, lawyers, researchers, journalists and policy makers (see www.healthtalk.org/peoples-experiences/nerves-brain) which includes 250 film clips of family members talking about their experiences of having a relative in a vegetative and minimally conscious states, alongside interviews from experts and clear medical and legal information.
May 02, 2019 16:48 pm UTC| Health
In 1991, a car crash left Munira Abdulla, a 32-year-old woman from the United Arab Emirates, with devastating brain injuries. Doctors reportedly thought she might never regain full consciousness. However, in late 2018,...