I am a lecturer in Health Promotion and Public Health for the School of Allied and Public Health Professionals within the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing at Christ Church University Canterbury. I have worked for many years as a practitioner within Health Promotion This has included working as a Community Alcohol and Drugs Worker for young people. This interest has also been developed in my work as a Mental Health Promotion Specialist which I carried out for many years across different NHS Trusts within East Kent. Most recently I was the lead trainer for Kent Community Health Foundation Trust within their Public Health Workforce training team.
Research and knowledge exchange
My interests include mental health and stigma and the role of service users in shaping and designing services
Teaching and subject expertise
I have experience of teaching within the community, in primary, secondary and further and higher education.
I am a registered Public Health Practitioner and a member of UKPHR (United Kingdom Public Health Regiser).