Staff

Dr Emma Woodward

NIHR Clinician Scientist and Senior Lecturer

Reproduction, Genes and Development

Mr Andy Wright

Mr Andy Wright

Distance Learning Developer

Medical and Dental Sciences

Andy is the College’s Distance Learning Developer, who specialises in all aspects of the design, creation, implementation and evaluation of online courses and resources. He is an expert consultant on various eLearning software solutions and instructional design methodologies, plus a keen writer and commentator on the sociology of education. When he’s not refining course architecture ...

Dr Asma Yahyouche

Dr Asma Yahyouche

Academic Practitioner

Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Asma is an Academic Practitioner and is part of the team developing the Pharmacy Programmes within the College of Medical and Dental Sciences. She will be teaching Pharmacy Practice on the M Pharm course in addition to managing Community Pharmacy and industrial placements.

Asma is a Community Pharmacist Manager and a pre-registration pharmacist trainee program ...

Dr Christina Yap

Senior Biostatistician

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics


Mr Jason KW Yap

Mr Jason KW Yap

Cancer Research UK Clinical Research Fellow

School of Cancer Sciences

Jason Yap is currently a Cancer Research UK Clinical Research Fellow to Prof Ciaran Woodman and Prof David Luesley in the School of Cancer Sciences. He is also an Obstetrics and Gynaecology Specialist Trainee (ST) with the West Midlands Workforce Deanery.

Jason graduated with an MBBS from University College London in 2005 and became a member of the Royal College of ...

Mrs Sharon Yates

Research Associate

Neurotrauma and Neurodegeneration

Sharon Yates is currently a Research Associate in the Dementia Research Group, working in collaboration with Dr. Zsuzsanna Nagy. Her main research interest is the role of cell cycle re-activation of neurons in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease, with a focus on genetic risk factors for loss of cell cycle control.

Miss Rowena Yeats

Miss Rowena Yeats

Doctoral Researcher

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

PhD title: The effects of health service redesign on staff well-being

Supervisors: Dr Jonathan Shapiro and Dr Nicola Gale

Rowena Yeats is a Doctoral Researcher in the School of Health and Population Sciences at the University of Birmingham, UK. Her research interests are on people in the workplace and particularly on organisational behaviour. Currently her work ...

Dr Joyce Yeung

Dr Joyce Yeung

Clinician Scientist in Anaesthesia
Honorary Consultant in Anaesthesia and Critical Care

Medical Science and Education

Dr Joyce Yeung is a Clinician Scientist in Anaesthesia at University of Birmingham and an honorary consultant in anaesthesia and critical care at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust.

Dr Joyce Yeung is part of Perioperative, Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Trauma Trials (PACCT) group. Joyce has research interests in both anaesthesia and critical care. Current research ...

Dr Stephen Young

Dr Stephen Young

Senior Lecturer in Rheumatology

School of Immunity and Infection

Stephen Young is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Immunity and Infection. 

Stephen has published over 70 research papers in scientific journals as well as reviews and book chapters in the fields of iron metabolism, inflammation and arthritis research. He has received grants from Arthritis Research UK, the Wellcome Trust, the Medical Research Council, the ...

Dr Shihua Zhu

Research Fellow in Health Economics and mathematical modelling

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Shihua Zhu is research fellow in health economics and mathematical modelling. He has published several research papers in scientific journals and HTA. He has received grants from NIHR, HTA and NICE.