Staff within the School of Health and Social Wellbeing represent a wide range of expertise. Find out about our research interests and expertise.

Staff by area


  • Dr Adele Drew-Hill, Dean and Head of School of Health and Social Wellbeing
  • Jedd Billing, Deputy Head of School of Health and Social Wellbeing (Acting)
  • Jenny Dye, Director of Academic Standards and Regulation
  • Kim Duffy, Director of Learning and Teaching
  • Rachel Hadland, Director for Practice and Simulation Learning
  • To be confirmed, Direct of Research and Enterprise
  • Ben Whistance, Portfolio Lead: Practice Learning
  • Carole Irwin, Portfolio Lead: Quality, Governance and Enhancement
  • Helen Cox, Portfolio Lead: Admissions
  • Jacqueline Mullan, Portfolio Lead: Global Experience
  • James Salmons, Portfolio Lead: Apprenticeship Enhancement
  • Libby Thompson, Portfolio Lead: Careers, Employability and Enterprise
  • Lucy Watkins, Portfolio Lead: Skills, Simulation and Digital Learning
  • Mary Cramp, Portfolio Lead: Health and Social Wellbeing Research
  • Mary-Ann Sherratt, Portfolio Lead: Workforce Development
  • Nick De Viggiani, Professional Community Lead 1 – Population Health
  • Nicola Mason, Professional Community Lead 4 – Diagnostics and Rehabilitation
  • Rona Lockyer-Sheppard, Professional Community Lead 2 – Psychosocial Wellbeing and the Environment
  • Jodie Croome, Professional Community Lead 3 – Diagnostics and Treatment

Apprenticeship Coordinators

Elaine Steer, Advanced Clinical Practice
Ellie Manners, Advanced Clinical Practice
Sam Brandram, Advanced Clinical Practice
Tim Porter, Advanced Clinical Practice

Tharshini Swann, Diagnostic Radiography / Therapeutic Radiography

Abbie Giles, Nursing Associate
Annie Whitcombe, Nursing Associate
Helena Golunska, Nursing Associate
Rachel Isaac, Nursing Associate

Jethro Dix, Nursing

Charlie Arrowsmith, Occupational Therapy
Cher Czugalinski, Occupational Therapy
Lisa Mayo, Occupational Therapy
Nadia Sepanji, Occupational Therapy

Helen Sommerville, Physiotherapy
Laura Apperley, Physiotherapy

Amanda Clifford, Public Health
Rachel Clark, Public Health


Adult Nursing

Children's Nursing

Mental Health and Learning Disability Nursing


Music Therapy

Occupational Therapy


Paramedic Science

Physician Associates


Public Health and Environmental Health

Diagnostic Radiography, Radiotherapy and Oncology


Social Work

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN)

Sport Rehabilitation



Visiting fellows

Visiting fellows at the School and their specialisms

  • Dr Amanda Bond, Health Economics
  • Dr Billie Oliver, Integrated Health and Social Care Services for Children and Young People
  • Sharon Grieve, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Prof Krysia Dziedzic, Mobilisation and Musculoskeletal Therapies
  • Matthew Pearce, Quality and Service Improvement, Emergency Care, Innovation, Change and Sports Management
  • Sarah Johnson, Emergency Care
  • Christina Gray, Public Health
  • Dr Nicky Harris, Children's Palliative Care
  • Dr Helen Seers, Evaluation, Cancer Care
  • Dr Ashlyn Firkin, Pain Rehabilitation and Innovation
  • Dr Sunil Kumar Joshi, Professor of Public Health in Nepal specialising in road injury
  • Dr Anne Hasse, Nutrition, Disease and Public Health
  • Dr Naomi Woodspring, gerontology
  • Kate Beckett, Applied Health research
  • Melissa Domaille, orthopedics and rheumatology
  • Lindsay Smith, clinical physiotherapy
  • Trudy Goodenough, Health and Clinical Research
  • Robert Crouch, Emergency Care
  • Margaret Rae, Public Health
  • Dr Carey McClellan, Physiotherapy, Emergency Care
  • Sarah Green, Education and Workforce in the NHS
  • Edward Carlton, Emergency Care
  • Johannes von Vopelius Feldt, Emergency Medicine
  • Ann Smith, Wallscourt Fellow in Health Technology

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