Search results for 'Health' (26)
Dr Kirsty BuddsKirsty is a critical social and health psychologist and qualitative researcher. Her main research interests are in the topics of women's reproductive health and parenting.
Kayleigh is a lecturer for the Bsc Sport and Exercise Therapy course. She started at Leeds Beckett in 2013 and her key interest is in musculoskeletal conditions and injuries.
Dr Emma Brown
Emma is a chartered member of the British Psychological Society, and started in post as a Lecturer in Psychology at Leeds Beckett in August 2019. Emma teaches primarily in health psychology and research methods at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Scott Warren is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Health and Community studies. He is a registered nurse, nurse teacher and fellow of the HEA. He works clinically as an Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP) and is a non-medical prescriber.
Dr Chris Till
Chris is a sociologist who has a focus on health, digital technologies and social theory.
Dr Oliver Price
Oliver is a Senior Lecturer in Exercise and Respiratory Physiology at Leeds Beckett University.
Dr Maria Maynard
Dr Maria Maynard is a Reader in Public Health Nutrition. She obtained her BSc (Hons) in Nutrition from King's College, University of London, her PhD in Nutritional Epidemiology from the University of Bristol, and is a Registered Nutritionist (Public Health).
Hayley Robinson-MitchellHayley is the Course Director for all Environmental Health Courses here at Leeds Beckett. She is a teacher/Practitioner and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy who teaches across all Environmental Health Courses specialisng in food safety and professional modules.
Fiona is a qualified Adult Health Nurse and worked clinically in a range of roles including Critical Care, Community Cardiac Rehab, Research Nursing and Practice Education before moving into the HEI sector. She is involved in a number of external groups and partnerships with clinical and HEI partners in her role as Academic Practice Lead for Pre Registration Nursing.
Sarah Jane Smith
Sarah’s research concerns understanding the cognitive changes people with different types of dementia may experience, for example changes in ability to remember parts of your personal history or remember to do something in the future. Investigating everyday changes that people experience in their thinking abilities assist researchers to develop individualised approaches to diagnosis, as well as providing tailored post diagnostic support that respects the different challenges that people living with dementia experience.
Dr Jessica Van Horssen
Dr. Jessica van Horssen's scholarship focusses on the history of environmental health in North America and the wider world. Her work highlights the connections between modernity and toxicity in bodies of land, human bodies, and the body politic.
Mandy is a Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy and practice placements coordinator. Her teaching focuses on the contextual influences on occupation and in working with marginalized groups and communities such as the homeless. Her research interests are in perinatal and forensic mental health.
Dr Nirmala Pillay joined Leeds Beckett University in February 2019 as Reader and Post Graduate Course Director Academic. Her main work is in philosophy and International Human Rights Law. Nirmala studied philosophy and law in the UK, Netherlands (Leiden) and South Africa. She has taught philosophy and law in Universities in South Africa, New Zealand, the United States and United Kingdom.
Professor Ralph Tench
Professor Tench is the Director of Research for Leeds Business School and the elected President and Head of the Board of Directors for the European Public Relations Research and Education Association (EUPRERA). EUPRERA is the leading academic association for public relations and strategic communication.
Professor Jane South
Jane is Professor of Healthy Communities working in the field of volunteering, active citizenship and community health.
After a clinical career in the NHS and professional sport as a physiotherapist, Richard joined Leeds Beckett University in 2013 teaching across physiotherapy and sports therapy programmes and setting up the sports and exercise medicine MSc programme.
Dr Toni Williams
Toni is a Senior Lecturer is Sport and Exercise Psychology at Leeds Beckett University. Her research broadly explores disability, health and physical activity.
Dr James Woodall
Dr James Woodall is a Senior Lecturer and Course Leader for the MSc Public Health - Health Promotion programme. James's research interest is offender health, particularly health promotion in prison settings.
Dr Louise Warwick-Booth
Louise is a sociologist with specific interests in health policy and social policy. She is a Reader located in The Centre for Health Promotion Research, which she has co-directed since 2013. Louise joined the University in September 2005 and has taught on a wide range of modules including sociology, health policy, research, community and global policy and health care. She also manages a range of research projects and a team of research staff.
Dawn is Health Visitor Course Leader who has worked at Leeds Beckett for 23 years. She has a keen interest in Public Health and Child Protection with many years experience of working in the community within a multi professional team.
Catherine is a Senior Lecturer who teaches across a range of undergraduate and postgraduate nursing modules and programmes. She is a registered nurse, nurse tutor and health visitor.
Dr Jamie Matu is currently a Senior Lecturer in Nutritional Biochemistry in the Nutrition and Dietetic group of the School of Clinical and Applied Sciences.
Dr Nova Deighton-Smith
Dr Nova Deighton-Smith is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology and Local Research Ethics Chair for the Psychology department. Her teaching reflects research interests in both health and social psychology with a specific focus on the psychology of appearance and role of media.
Dr Faye Didymus
Faye is a senior lecturer in sport and exercise psychology within the Carnegie School of Sport. She is the course leader for the MSc. Psychology of Sport and Exercise degree programme and chair of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology's (AASP) Research Development Committee. She is also a fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a BASES Accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist, a Science Council Chartered Scientist, and is regularly featured on global, national, and local television (e.g., BBC Breakfast, BBC World News, Sky News, Sky Sports, Sky Sports News) and radio (e.g., BBC Radio Five Live, BBC Radio 4, Radio Aire).
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Professor Anne-Marie Bagnall
Anne-Marie Bagnall is Professor of Health & Wellbeing Evidence and Director of the Centre for Health Promotion Research at Leeds Beckett University. Her research aims to improve people's health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities.