Peter Hillen

peter hillen

Dr Peter Hillen

Research Fellow


Peter Hillen is a Research Fellow in the School of Health and Social Care. He is part of a team evaluating the collaborative Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Social Work programmes. He also teaches on the Bachelors in Nursing programme.
Peter has professional background in social care, working in the fields of homelessness and addictions. He has a PhD in social work from the University of Edinburgh in which he explored beliefs (religious, spiritual, and secular) in pathways of recovery from problematic substance use. He also has an MSc in Social Work and an MTh in Theology and the Ethics of Communication.

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