Mrs Jacqueline Ryan

Senior School Administrator

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Jackie joined the University in February 2009 having previously worked in both Higher Education and the Civil Service in various roles.

Jackie has a senior role within the College of  Medical and Dental Sciences structure and has responsibility for HR and Finance administration within the School of Health and Population Sciences, under the line management of the ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8467


Mr Ronan Ryan

Research Fellow

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Ronan is particularly interested in the use of electronic patient records for research and has over 10 years’ experience in the use of large primary care databases (CPRD/GPRD, QResearch and THIN).


His longer term aims are:
- to develop and make publicly available appropriate methods ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7864


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 Centre, based in the Public Health, Epidemiology & Biostatistics department.

The NIHR HSC 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 modification of clinical ...

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 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