Dr Steven Sadhra

Senior Lecturer and Director of Education for Occupational Health

Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Steven Sadhra is a Senior Lecturer and Head of Education for Occupational Health at the School of Health and Population Sciences. He is the programme lead for the MSc in Occupational Health and CPD programmes. Steven is also the joint lead for another MSc programme (Science of Occupational Health, Safety and the Environment) which he developed with Environmental Health and Risk ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6008


Miss Sabina Sanghera

Doctoral Researcher

Health Economics

PhD: Outcome assessment for use in economic evaluations of interventions for menorrhagia

Supervisors: Prof Tracy Roberts, Dr Emma Frew, Prof Janesh Gupta (Obs and Gynae), Prof Joe Kai (Primary Care)

Sabina Sanghera is currently a Doctoral Researcher in Health Economics. In her research she is attempting to identify which outcome measure is most ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8176


Dr B Senthinathan

Senior Analyst

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Biruntha is a senior analyst for the medtech team at the NIHR Horizon Scanning Research & Intelligence Centre, based in the Public Health, Epidemiology & Biostatistics department.

The NIHR HSRIC provides early warning to national policy makers and the NHS of new and emerging technologies that may require evaluation, consideration of clinical and cost impact, or ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7656


Miss Laila Shah

Research Administrator

Laila Shah is a member of the systematic review team who assists in undertaking systematic reviews in disease areas such as; Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders. The post involves identification and retrieval of relevant publications from the literature and the extraction and collection of data for analysis.

Her other responsibilities include ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 9107


Dr James Sheppard

Dr James Sheppard

Research Fellow

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

James Sheppard is a research fellow in the department of Primary Care Clinical Sciences. His current research interests lie in the diagnosis and management of chronic disease, in particular cardiovascular disease. He is currently funded by a grant from the National Institute for Health Research studying the optimisation of management of stroke and transient ischemic attack as part of the ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7573


Dr Kirsty Shires

Senior Clinical Tutor Community Based Medicine

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Kirsty Shires is a Senior Clinical Tutor in Community Based Medicine with responsibility for Years 1 and 2 and GEC1.

Kirsty is also a salaried general practitioner in the North Birmingham area.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6491


Dr Catherine Shneerson

Dr Catherine Shneerson

Research Fellow CLAHRC Theme 1

School of Health and Population Sciences

Cathy Shneerson is a research fellow at the University of Birmingham and is currently working for the CLAHRC, Maternity Theme 1. Her clinical background is nursing and she has over ten years of clinical experience, mainly in the field of oncology. Her research interests include cancer survivorship and self-management in chronic illness.


Telephone +44 (0)1214148711


Dr Manbinder Sidhu

Research Fellow in Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Manbinder Sidhu, PhD, is a research fellow working in health services research with a background in sociology. Dr Sidhu has a specific interest in understanding the health needs of minority-ethnic groups living in developed countries and people living with chronic diseases.

Manbinder specialises in:

-       Interpreting ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7895


Ms Chakanaka Sidile

Senior Analyst Programmer

School of Cancer Sciences

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 9124


Dr Sue Simpson

Research Fellow
Associate Director of the NIHR Horizon Scanning Research & Intelligence Centre
Secretariat for EuroScan International Network

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Sue Simpson is an Associate Director of the NIHR Horizon Scanning Research & Intelligence Centre responsible for the work of the research and reviews team. She has published a number of papers in the field of early awareness and alert systems and contributed to workshops on the subject.

Sue is also a member of the Secretariat for EuroScan - the ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7496