Sue Sherwin is Dean for the School of Health and Community Studies. She joined our University as a Senior Lecturer in 1996 after supporting the development of the first degree in Mental Health Nursing from Leeds Beckett.
As Dean of School Sue is responsible for the quality of the research and teaching in the School. The School has five professors who support two research centres, Health Promotion and Dementia, as well as research into children's play, child protection, and prisons.
Sue is committed to developing partnerships in our local community and overseas. The School has a number of relationships in the third sector, which are mutually beneficial, and a formal partnership for Social Work with the local City Councils. Sue has also developed partnerships overseas in Mauritius and supports the work in the Health Promotion Subject Group in Zambia and Ghana.