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Shelina Visram

Shelina Visram

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.