Meet the Team

The Centre for Healthcare Research (CHR) has a strong research leadership team who are actively involved in research, teaching and practice. Many of the researchers have held leadership positions in the healthcare sector so their research is highly applied and relevant to the sector. 

Professor Rosie Kneafsey

Director of the Centre for Healthcare Research

Rosie Kneafsey is the Director for the Centre for Healthcare Research and also Strategic lead for knowledge and engagement for the Centre for Care Excellence.  Prior to this she was the Head of School, for Nursing, Midwifery and Health, Coventry University. Her career began as a registered nurse and she has worked as a researcher and teacher during her time at both Salford University and Birmingham University, joining Coventry University in 2011. In 2012 Rosie completed her PhD which examined the nursing contribution to hospitalised older adults’ mobility rehabilitation. She is currently engaged in research relating to nursing, midwifery and education.

Professor Rosie Kneafsey is supported by the following members of staff who make up the Centres’ Team:

Rosie Kneafsey profile photo.

The Team

Name Email
Professor Ala Szczepura ab5794@coventry.ac.uk
Dr Natasha Taylor ac4961@coventry.ac.uk
Dr Peter Zeh ac5432@coventry.ac.uk
Dr Kesenija Maravic ad4042@coventry.ac.uk
Dr Christine Grant aa9526@coventry.ac.uk
Dr Amanda Adegboye ad6287@coventry.ac.uk
Emeritus Professor Jane Coad aa9737@coventry.ac.uk
Professor Lisa Bayliss Pratt ad3620@coventry.ac.uk
Dr Nikita Rowley ac2894@coventry.ac.uk
Dr Gemma Pearce ab5719@coventry.ac.uk
Dr Sally Pezaro ac4733@coventry.ac.uk
Professor Guy Daly hsx885@coventry.ac.uk
Dr Louise Sewell ab1214@coventry.ac.uk
Dr Laura Strumidlo aa9039@coventry.ac.uk
Dr Hannah Andrews ab8121@coventry.ac.uk
Dr Patricia Bluteau hsx196@coventry.ac.uk
Dr Teresa Joyce ab5590@coventry.ac.uk
Dr Tracey Rehling ac8183@coventry.ac.uk
Dr Glykeria Skamagki ab7682@coventry.ac.uk
Dr Edward Ong ab8300@coventry.ac.uk
Dr Joshua Bluteau bluteauj@uni.coventry.ac.uk
Dr Annie Pettifer hsx377@coventry.ac.uk
Dr Laurence Baldwin ac1273@coventry.ac.uk

 

Members of the Centre for Care Excellence also work within this centre:

Name Email
Professor Jenny Gamble ad7603@coventry.ac.uk
Professor Shea Palmer ad6948@coventry.ac.uk
Dr David McWilliams  ac3572@coventry.ac.uk
Dr Emma Murphy  ad7557@coventry.ac.uk
Dr Liz Lees Deutsch aa6611@coventry.ac.uk

 

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