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Elizabeth (Lizzie) Hill


Departmental Lecturer, Oxford Online Programme in Sleep Medicine

Dr Lizzie Hill is a Clinical Physiologist with significant experience in Sleep Medicine in adults and children within the public, private and third sectors. She was awarded her PhD by Research at The University of Edinburgh in 2016 for her study of prevalence and treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea in adults with Down syndrome. Having worked in Edinburgh in NHS and University roles for over 20 years, Lizzie joined the SCNi in 2020 as a Course Tutor on the Oxford Online Programme in Sleep Medicine.

Her role is teaching focussed, leading modules on assessment and monitoring of sleep, sleep-related breathing disorders, sleep-related movement disorders and the wider impact of sleep at a societal level. Research interests and areas of specialism include diagnosis and treatment of disorders in children and adults, with and without intellectual disabilities, with a particular focus on physiological measurement of sleep.

Lizzie has held the Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) credential since 2005, and gained the European Sleep Research Society Somnologist-Technologist (EST) credential at its first sitting in 2014. She is registered at M-Level with the Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists (RCCP) in Sleep. Lizzie recently completed a PgCert in Teaching an Learning in Higher Education at the University of Oxford, gaining a pass with Distinction.

Lizzie is the President of the European Society of Sleep Technologists and sits on the examination subcommittee of the European Sleep Research Society. She recently stepped down as Education Lead for the British Sleep Society after more than 10 years on the committee.

Lizzie is also a Society Rep for The Physiological Society, acting as a point of contact for University of Oxford staff who wish to learn more about the Society's activities and funding opportunities. Please get in touch via email to discuss our current opportunities.

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