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19 - 20 March 2025

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Dr Karan Jutlla

Dr Karan Jutlla

University of Wolverhampton, Head of the Centre for Applied and Inclusive Health Research and Dementia Lead

Dr Karan Jutlla, Reader in Dementia Care and Inclusion, is the Head of the Centre for Applied and Inclusive Health Research and Dementia Lead at the University of Wolverhampton. In her role, she promotes national leadership for the development and delivery of a culturally competent healthcare workforce, with relation to dementia care. As an academic, Karan’s research interests in the challenge of dementia care, particularly within south Asian communities have spanned over 15 years. Her work continues to support policy makers, and health and social care service providers both domestically and abroad to ensure that their care systems are inclusive to all communities affected by dementia. As an active Ambassador and researcher for the Alzheimer’s Society, Karan has worked extensively with media stakeholders and regularly provides evidence to the Dementia APPG. She has spoken to the House of Lords on the importance of person-centred, culturally inclusive dementia care and is a passionate campaigner for those who experience health inequalities in dementia care. Karan has a ‘grass roots’ approach and is fervent about ensuring that leadership level decisions are reflected in the quality of care received by service users. For more information about Karan, and her work, visit