Project Collaborators

Core Research Group

Principle Investigator - Professor Heather Draper

Professor Heather Draper

Professor of Biomedical Ethics

School of Health and Population Sciences

Heather has an international reputation as a bioethicist with over 100 research papers on a wide range of issues in bioethics in peer reviewed journals and edited collections.

Heather strives to bridge the gap between the distinctive research cultures of medicine and applied philosophy. She is an enthusiastic supporter of inter- and multi- disciplinary research. She has ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6941


Dr Sarah Damery

Research Fellow

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Sarah joined Primary Care Clinical Sciences in September 2008 as a Research Fellow on the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) project examining Healthcare Workers' Attitudes to Working During Pandemic Influenza. This project concluded in March 2009, and she is currently working on a number of projects centred around cancer and chronic disease, ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 3343


Professor Sheila Greenfield

Senior Lecturer

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Sheila Greenfield is a medical sociologist and qualitative methodologist. She teaches medical sociology on the MBChB 4 and 5 year programmes and is Medicine in Society lead for the MBChB Phase 1 and Deputy Chair of the Phase 1 Curriculum Committee of the College of Medical and Dental Sciences. She leads a Complementary Medicine experience morning for MBChB Year 1 students and ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6493


Professor Jayne Parry

Professor Jayne Parry

Professor of Policy and Public Health

School of Health and Population Sciences

Jayne is Professor of Policy and Public Health, and Head of the School of Health and Population Sciences.

Jayne’s research programme focuses on the assessment and evaluation of the health impacts of national policy initiatives. She has received major grants from the Department of Health, the National Institute for Health Research and other bodies to support her ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7688/PA: Janis Humphries +44(0)121 414 7688


Professor Judith Petts

Professor Tom Sorell

Project Steering Group

Dr Peter Bennett - Head of Research, International Health and Scientific Development - Department of Health

Dr Rowena Clayton - Consultant in Public Health - Department of Health (West Midlands)

Dr Richard Harling - Director of Public Health - Worcestershire PCT and Worcestershire County Council

Professor John Oxford - Professor of Virology and Scientific Director of Retroscreen Virology Ltd. - Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry

Professor Mike Parker - Professor of Bioethics and Director of the ETHOX Centre - Oxford University

Mr Rod Thompson - Vice Chair of Congress - Royal College of Nursing, Consultant in Public Health - Sefton PCT