Sandhya has continued to develop a strong research portfolio within the field of public health and adult social care. This has included successful completion of interdisciplinary research projects exploring a variety of topics such as; the implications of regenerative medicine for patients in the UK, improving the care pathway for women who choose to have a caesarean section, and the role of Local Authorities and the prevention agenda in response to the Care Act 2014.
Since completing her PhD, Sandhya has worked predominantly in research-focused roles, however, she has also developed a passion for teaching within the subject area of public health and medical sociology.
Sandhya began her teaching career as a tutor teaching Medicine and Surgery modules within the MBChB at the University of Birmingham, facilitating sessions on; beliefs about medicine, patients and populations, and clinical communication. Now, Sandhya designs and deliver lectures, supervises students, and is involved in assessment at both undergraduate and postgraduate level across a wide variety of programmes at the University of Birmingham.