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Clare is a Lecturer in Public Health on the Master of Public Health Programme and leads on Intercultural Public Health and Implementation Sciences course units.  She also leads on delivering Cultural Competency training.


Clare has a teaching background in Early Years Somatic Education delivering regional trainings within health and education sectors throughout the UK implementing somatic research into practice.  She developed her interest and work in Intercultural Communication over 11 years in Argentina before moving into Public Health teaching and research in the UK.

Social responsibility

Involved in a Community Resettlement Project for Syrian families leading on Employment and Benefits for a family in Manchester. The project is part of the Home Office vulnerable persons resettlement scheme launched in 2015 in reponse to media coverage of the ongoing Syrian crisis. Currently volunteering for Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) supporting young people and their families.


Senior Fellow Advanced HE (Institute of Advanced Higher Education, 2022)

Master of Philosophy in Public Health (The University of Manchester, 2020)

Fellowship of Advanced HE (Institute of Advanced Higher Education)

PG Cert in Higher Education (The University of Manchester, 2018)

Diploma in Learning through Movement (Jabadao, National Centre for Play, 1997)

Advanced Level 3 Sign Language Certificate (Council for the Advancement of Communication with Deaf People, 1997)

BA (Hons) in Drama (University of Hull, 1994)

Research interests

Research area with Public Health professionals exploring intercultural issues in the workplace.

Qualitative and mixed methods research interest with increasing experience of creative, arts-based methodologies.

Interdisciplinary collaboration sits at the heart of my approach to teaching and research.  Core goal is to promote practical strategies to improve intercultural communication within health and education settings to help reduce inequalities and promote better health outcomes for all. 


Course Lead, Intercultural Public Health (2017-present)

Lead on Cultural Competency training, MPH programme (2017-present)

Course Unit Lead for Implementation Sciences (2016-present)

Dissertation Supervisor for Master of Public Health students (2017-present)

Academic Advisor UG MBChB (2017-present)




Prizes and awards

  • Public Health England Award (2016) Pump Priming Fund for: 

Qualitative research proposal to examine attitudes, knowledge and skills of intercultural professionals working across the ‘Wider Public Health Workforce’ and how they interact with communities with whom they work.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Digital Futures


  • Cultural Competency


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