Centre Staff

Dr Christopher Gidlow

Professor Chris Gidlow

Academic Director

Fiona McCormack

Fiona McCormack

Research Officer

Ian Pitts

Ian Pitts

Communications Officer (0.2FTE)

Doctoral Researchers

Louise Summerfield

Louise Summerfield

Researcher

Kostas Spyropoulos

Kostas Spyropoulos

Researcher

Associate Directors

Our Associate Directors work with us voluntarily with mutual benefits

June Sampson

June Sampson

Senior Lecturer in Public Health, Staffordshire University

Dr Peter Kevern

Dr Peter Kevern

Associate Professor in Values in Care, Staffordshire University

Dr Naomi Ellis

Dr Naomi Ellis

Senior Lecturer in Physical Activity and Health, Staffordshire University

Board Members

The CHAD Board is responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of the centre.

Professor Sian Griffiths

Professor Siân Griffiths OBE

Independent Chair

Dr Nigel Thomas

Dr Nigel Thomas

Dean of School of Life Sciences and Education

Professor Zafar Iqbal

Professor Zafar Iqbal

Consultant in Public Health, Stoke on Trent City Council

Founding Member of CHAD

Professor Aliko Ahmed

Professor Aliko Ahmed

Director of PHE for the East of England

Founding Member of CHAD

Dr Richard Harling

Dr Richard Harling

Director of Health and Care, Staffordshire County Council

Mona Fouad M.D., M.P.H.

Mona Fouad M.D., M.P.H.

Director, Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center, University of Alabama, Birmingham

Dr Lesley Mountford

Dr Lesley Mountford

Director of Public Health, Stoke on Trent City Council

Professor Ieuan Ellis

Professor Ieuan Ellis

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Partnerships and Region), Staffordshire University

David Kidney

David Kidney

Chief Executive, UK Public Health Register

Dr Ann Ewens

Dr Ann Ewens

Dean of School of Health and Social Care, Staffordshire University

Soili Larkin

Soili Larkin

Consultant in Public Health (Healthcare Public Health and Workforce) at Public Health England

Honorary Associates

Dr Elizabeth Boath

Dr Elizabeth Boath

Associate Professor in Health and National Teaching Fellow, Staffordshire University

Professor Karen Rodham

Professor Karen Rodham

Professor of Health Psychology, Staffordshire University

Dr Peter Kevern

Dr Peter Kevern

Associate Professor in Values in Care, Staffordshire University

Professor Marc Jones

Professor Marc Jones

Associate Dean for Scholarship, Enterprise and Research

Judy Kurth

Judy Kurth

Public Health Manager – Health Inequalities, Public Health England

Dr Rachel Massie

Dr Rachel Massie

Research Fellow, Institute for Community Research and Development, University of Wolverhampton

Ana Francis

Ana Francis

Associate Professor in Fine Art and Social Practices, Staffordshire University

Dr Rachel Povey

Dr Rachel Povey

Associate Professor in Health Psychology, Staffordshire University

Dr Marcus Chilaka

Dr Marcus Chilaka

Senior Tutor in Health and Social Care, University of Bedfordshire

Professor Mike Dent

Professor Mike Dent

Emeritus Professor, Staffordshire University

Richard Machin

Richard Machin

Senior Lecturer in Social Work and Health, Nottingham Trent University

Dr Rachel Bolton-King

Dr Rachel Bolton-King

Associate Professor of Forensic Science, Staffordshire University.

Dr Jackie Reynolds

Dr Jackie Reynolds

Public Engagement (with Research) Fellow, Keele University

Professor Patrick Saunders

Professor Patrick Saunders

Professor in Public Health, University of Birmingham

Professor Peter Oakes

Professor Peter Oakes

Professor of Clinical Psychology, Staffordshire University

Dr Jim Radcliffe

Dr Jim Radcliffe,

Honorary Fellow, School of Health and Social Care

Geoff Heath

Mr. Geoff Heath

Honorary Fellow in Public Sector Accounting, Keele Management School,  Keele University