Sarah Galvani

Professor of Substance Use and Social Research


Sarah Galvani is Professor of Substance Use and Social Research in the Department of Sociology at Manchester Met and has an international reputation for her research and practice development work. Sarah has a professional background in social work with people who experience mental ill health, domestic abuse, homelessness, and substance use in both the UK and USA. In recent years, her research has focussed on groups of people using substances who are further marginalised within health and social care services, including work with minority ethnic communities and older people. She is currently leading UK research on palliative and end of life care for people using substances. She has two dog-daughters, a motorbike and a genetic attachment to Liverpool FC – none of which she gives enough time to.