Dr Shelina Visram
Senior Lecturer in Public Health
What area does your research focus on?
Public health, health inequalities, marginalised groups, intersectionality.
What are the other key aspects of your role?
I am deputy degree programme director for the suite of Public Health postgraduate taught programmes at Newcastle University and lead an MSc/MPH module on Public Policy, Health & Health Inequalities
What do you like to do outside of work?
I like to read, watch TV/films and spend time with my husband and two small children.
What do you think you could particularly offer mentoring support with?
I can help by listening, supporting and acting as an ally to students from ethnically minoritised backgrounds. I can also provide guidance on pursuing an academic career, networking and achieving research impact.