Staff

Dr G. Neil Thomas

Dr G. Neil Thomas

Regional Director, NIHR Research Design Service West Midlands
Deputy Director, Master of Public Health Programme
Reader in Epidemiology

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Dr Thomas is the Regional Director, West Midlands NIHR Research Design Service and the Deputy Director, Master of Public Heath Programme. He is a Reader in Epidemiology in the Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics School of Health and Population Sciences of the College of Medical and Dental Sciences, The University of Birmingham.

Dr Thomas has an ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8696

Email g.n.thomas@bham.ac.uk

Professor Kate (Cathryn) Thomas

Professor Kate (Cathryn) Thomas

Lead for Community Based medicine Teaching programme MB ChB Vice Dean Student Development and Support MB ChB Senior Tutor MB ChB Welfare

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Kate Thomas is Vice Dean for Student Development and Support in the Medical School. She leads a team of 7 Year tutors, a Welfare and Learning Support Advisor, 270 personal mentors and 3 administrative staff devoted to the support and welfare of MB ChB students. She is involved in the Professional Support Unit which aims to offer help to students who have difficulties which may hinder ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3701

Email c.p.thomas@bham.ac.uk

Mrs Helen Timmins (nee Blackmore)

Mrs Helen Timmins (nee Blackmore)

Senior Teacher

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Helen Timmins is senior teacher for the Interactive Studies Unit within the department of Primary Care Clinical Sciences.

Using role play and simulation, Helen is involved in the teaching and assessment of clinical communication skills at both undergraduate and post graduate level.

She has also trained to assist in the teaching and assessment of ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8542

Email h.m.timmins@bham.ac.uk

Dr Sara Trevitt

Senior Analyst (Research Fellow)

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Dr Sara Trevitt is a Senior Analyst at the Horizon Scanning Centre at the University of Birmingham. The Centre is part of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8594

Email s.trevitt@bham.ac.uk

Mr Christopher Wagstaff

Lecturer

Nursing

Chris Wagstaff is a nursing lecturer at the School of Health & Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, where he has worked since 2004. As a lecturer on the BNurs programme he has teaching, administration and research responsibilities. The details of his undergraduate teaching are listed below and his PhD research is a qualitative study into why people disengage from ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8589

Email c.wagstaff@bham.ac.uk

Dr Derek Ward

Dr Derek Ward

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Public Health
Co-Director NIHR Horizon Scanning Centre

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Derek Ward is Co-Director of the NIHR Horizon Scanning Centre, a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funded research programme which aims to provide policy-makers with advance notice of selected new and emerging health technologies that might require evaluation, consideration of clinical and cost impact, or modification of clinical guidance prior to launch on the NHS. In addition, ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7660

Email d.j.ward@bham.ac.uk

Mrs Sally Warmington

Mrs Sally Warmington

Senior Trial Manager

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Sally Warmington is an experienced clinical trial manager and researcher based in the Cancer Team at the Department of Primary Care. She works, with other trial managers and academic colleagues, for Professor Sue Wilson on epidemiological studies concerning cancer detection, early diagnosis and prevention. Her experience is broad within university departments, the NHS and local government. Sally ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8589

Email s.a.warmington@bham.ac.uk

Miss Julie Werrett

Lecturer

Nursing

Julie Werrett is a lecturer in health psychology and research methods.

Julie has conducted and published research in scientific journals as well as acting as a reviewer. Her more recent research has been undertaken on patient needs in cancer genetic counselling.   

 

Email j.a.werrett@bham.ac.uk

Dr Herman Wheeler

Lecturer in Health Sciences, Medical Law & Ethics, Nursing Sciences & Psychology
Lead for Joint University of Birmingham & University Hospital Birmingham NHS (F) Trust Mentor Preparation Programme
Clinical link tutor to NHS Trusts

Nursing

Dr Wheeler lectures in Health Sciences, Medical and Nursing Law & Ethics; Psychology and Professional Development, to undergraduate and post-graduate healthcare students, including nursing, medical and physiotherapy students, and supervises Masters and PhD Research.

He gained his PhD from the University of Birmingham in 1994. His doctoral research focused ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3230

Email h.h.wheeler@bham.ac.uk

Ms Jan Whetstone

Ms Jan Whetstone

Non-Clinical Tutor in Primary Care Clinical Sciences - Interactive Studies Unit

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Jan Whetstone is a member of the Clinical Communication team in the Interactive Studies Unit, and is involved in teaching and lecturing in Clinical Communication both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. She is also involved in the teaching of several Medicine in Society modules in the UG programme.

Through the ISU Jan works with the Doctors in Difficulty programme organised by ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8078

Email j.whetstone@bham.ac.uk