Professor Anthea Tinker, CBE, PhD, FKC, AcSS, FRSA

Anthea TinkerAnthea Tinker has been Professor of Social Gerontology at King’s College London since 1988.   She has been on the staff of three Universities and three Government Departments and has been a Consultant to the WHO, EU and OECD. She also chairs the College Research Ethics Committee.

She is the sole author of ten books and co-author of twenty.  She has also written over 300 articles.  She has carried out research on housing, assistive technology, family care, older workers, community care, older women, very old people, elder abuse, falls and accidents.  She was awarded the CBE in 2000 in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for Services to Housing for Older People, was elected a Founding Member of the Academy of Learned Societies for the Social Sciences in 1999 and was President of the Section of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Royal Society of Medicine 1998-2000.  She was awarded the title of Fellow of the British Society of Gerontology in 2008.  She was one of the Women of the Year in 2002.

Anthea is Deputy Chair of the NDA Advisory Committee

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