Sarah Hamed is a dentist and a PhD candidate at the Department of Sociology. Her doctoral project looks at racism in healthcare focusing on Swedish healthcare.
She previously worked with a European project from 2015-2017(UPWEB) examining access to healthcare in superdiverse neighbourhoods. She also worked with the (MigHealthCare) project funded by the EC aiming at strengthening community-based care for migrants.
Sarah has also worked for many years as a dentist in Sweden and in Sudan.
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Sarah Hamed studied dentistry at Malmö University and worked as a dentist in both Sweden and Sudan. In Sudan, Sarah Hamed also worked as a clinical teaching assistant at the Faculty of Dentistry at the Science and Technology University in Khartoum. She also worked in an NGO in Sudan (Sudanese Organization for Research and Development) with issues related to gender and human rights. This work developed her interest in research making her return to Sweden to do her masters in International Health at Uppsala University. Upon finishing her masters in 2015, Sarah Hamed started working at the Department of Sociology at Uppsala University together with Professor Hannah Bradby with the UPWEB project looking at access to healthcare in superdiverse neighbourhoods. Sarah Hamed started her doctoral candidacy at the Department of Sociology at Uppsala University in 2017 and is a member of the Research Group Welfare and Life-course.
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