Institute of Health & Society

Staff Profile

Dr Susan Bowett

School Manager - NIHR School for Public Health Research (SPHR)

Background

About NIHR SPHR

Established in April 2012, the NIHR School for Public Health Research (SPHR) is a partnership between 8 leading centres of academic public health research excellence. From 2017, the member centres are as follows: the Universities of Sheffield, Bristol, Cambridge, Imperial and University College London; The London School for Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); the LiLaC collaboration between the Universities of Liverpool and Lancaster and Fuse; The Centre for Translational Research in Public Health, a collaboration between Newcastle, Durham, Northumbria, Sunderland and Teesside Universities.

With a total budget of £20 million over 5 years, the School aims to build the evidence base for effective public health practice by bringing together England’s leading public health research expertise in one virtual organisation.

Role & responsibilities 

I work with the SPHR Director, Professor Ashley Adamson, to lead the strategic development and delivery of the NIHR funded School for Public Health Research to ensure the deliverables and objectives of the School are achieved.

Previous positions

Research Project Manager, Newcastle Clinical Trials Unit (Newcastle University)

Acting Operations Manager, Newcastle Clinical Trials Unit (Newcastle University)

Department Manager (two departments) - Perinatal Imaging & Health and Cardiovascular Imaging (King's College London)

Clinical Research Facilitator (Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust/Institute of Child Health, UCL)

Grants Adviser (Wellcome Trust) 

Qualifications

PhD Medical Sciences (Newcastle University)

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science – Pharmacology (University of Aberdeen)



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