Dawn Benson

National Investigator

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Dawn is a sociologist with a specialism in disability studies and inclusion.

Much of her work has been in academia as a researcher and lecturer within healthcare, where she developed the concept of ‘high reliability parenting’ after undertaking research with families of birth injured infants. Dawn has worked at a number of universities in both social and medical sciences. Her most recent work, before joining HSIB, was with the Patient Safety Academy in Oxford lecturing and researching healthcare investigation and human factors.