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The Centre is led by Professor Jane Wills and Prof. Nicki Thomas. There are nine research group leads who provide hubs within the School of Health and Social Care for the development of staff in research interests and capability.

Through its close links with health and social care, the Centre attracts several visiting clinical researchers.

Visiting researchers

  • Mark Bovey, British Acupuncture Council
  • Prof. Paul Fish, Royal National Orthopedic Hospital
  • Prof. Faith Gibson, University of Surrey
  • Prof. Rebecca Jester, University of Wolverhampton
  • Dr. Jane McCarthy, University of Auckland
  • Dr Roger Newham, University of Birmingham
  • Prof. Myeong Soo Lee, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine
  • Prof. Brian Taylor, Ulster University
  • Dr. Rachel Taylor, University College London Hospitals
  • Prof. David Wareing,  University College London Hospitals

Dr S.H. Cedar

School/Division: Health and Social Care / Adult Nursing and Midwifery
Job title: Reader in Biomedical Sciences
Telephone: 020 7815 4705

Dr SH Cedar is a biological scientist specialising in homeostasis and health. She has a PhD in stem cells and cancer and has recently received an MA in Theology and Religious Studies.


Dr Sarah Church

School/Division: Health and Social Care / Adult Nursing and Midwifery
Job title: Associate Professor in Midwifery
Telephone: 020 7815 8351

Dr Sarah Church is an experienced midwife, educator and researcher. She is in a joint appointment with LSBU and Barts Health NHS Trust.


Prof. Lesley Haig

School/Division: Health and Social Care / Allied Health Sciences
Job title: Head of Allied Health Sciences
Telephone: 020 7815 7928

Professor Lesley Haig is the Head of Allied Health Sciences in the School of Health and Social Care. She is a Chartered Physiotherapist and has had a variety of clinical, academic and research roles throughout her career.


Prof. Sally Hardy

School/Division: Health and Social Care / Mental Health and Learning Disability
Job title: Head of Mental Health and Learning Disabilities
Telephone: 020 7815 8022

As Head of Mental Health and Learning Disabilities, and Professor of Mental Health Nursing and Practice Innovation, Sally works in close partnership with stakeholders to provide a contemporary portfolio of activity.


Dr Stephen McKeever

School/Division: Health and Social Care / Children's Nursing
Job title: Senior Lecturer
Telephone: 020 7815 8342

Dr Stephen McKeever initially trained as adult nurse then a children's nurse. His clinical and research experience has mainly focused on the care of the critically ill child.


Dr Susie Sykes

School/Division: Health and Social Care / Primary and Social Care
Job title: Senior Lecturer, Research
Telephone: 020 7815 8388

Susie is a Senior Lecturer in Primary and Social Care Research. Her professional background is in public health and health promotion, and she has particular interests in community development, health policy and health literacy.


Dr Louise Terry

School/Division: Health and Social Care / Adult Nursing and Midwifery
Job title: Reader in Law and Ethics
Telephone: 020 7815 8405

Dr Louise Terry is Reader in Law and Ethics, and specialises in teaching health and social care law and ethics. She has particular interest in withholding and withdrawing medical treatment, resource allocation, nursing wisdom, public administration and professional practice.


Dr Andrew Whittaker

School/Division: Health and Social Care / Primary and Social Care
Job title: Associate Professor
Telephone: 020 7815 8438

Andrew Whittaker is an Associate Professor in Social Work (half time) and Health and Social Care Research (half time).


Prof. Jane Wills

School/Division: Health and Social Care / Primary and Social Care
Job title: Professor of Health Promotion
Telephone: 020 7815 7996

Jane's research interests include the impact of health promotion education on professional practice.


Prof. Eddie Chaplin

School/Division: Health and Social Care / Mental Health and Learning Disability
Job title: Professor of Mental Health in Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Telephone: 020 7815 7010

Dr Eddie Chaplin is Professor of Mental Health in Neurodevelopmental Disorders in the Department of Mental Health and Learning Disabilities.


Dr Paul Sugarhood

School/Division: Health and Social Care / Allied Health Sciences
Job title: Senior Lecturer
Telephone: 020 7815 8472

Dr Sugarhood is an occupational therapist and has worked as a clinician, manager and researcher in the UK and Brazil. He is Course Director for the MSc Advancing Practice in Occupational Therapy.


Prof. Becky Malby

School/Division: Health and Social Care
Job title: Professor of Health Systems Innovation
Telephone: 07974777309

Becky is the Professor of Health Systems Innovation. Previously she managed and lead innovation programmes and services in health and social care. Becky is an expert in clinical leadership, systems leadership and user voice.


Prof. Alison Twycross

School/Division: Health and Social Care
Job title: Deputy Dean and Lead Nurse
Telephone: 020 7815 8466

Prof. Alison Twycross is Deputy Dean and Lead Nurse in the School of Health and Social Care. Alison is an experienced researcher who is recognised internationally in the area of acute pain in children.


Prof. Nicola Robinson

School/Division: Health and Social Care / Allied Health Sciences
Job title: Professor of TCM and Integrated Health
Telephone: 020 7815 7940

Prof. Nicola Robinson is an active researcher who has published widely and has successfully supervised PhD's on various health related topics.


Prof. Nicola Thomas

School/Division: Health and Social Care / Adult Nursing and Midwifery
Job title: Professor of Kidney Care
Telephone: 020 7815 8045

Dr Thomas is a registered general nurse with a clinical background in kidney disease and diabetes. She also has a Doctorate in Professional Practice.


 
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