Prof. Laura Serrant visits CHP from Sheffield Hallam University, England

Professor Laura Serrant is visiting the Centre for Health Policy on Thursday 12th October.

Laura Serrant is Professor of Nursing in the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing at Sheffield Hallam University in England. She is Chair of the Chief Nursing Officer for England's black and minority ethnic BME Strategic Advisory group and a 2017 Florence Nightingale Leadership Scholar. Professor Serrant has an extensive experience in national and international health policy development with particular specialist input on racial and ethnic inequalities and cultural safety. As a member of the Independent Advisory Group to the UK government on Black and minority ethnic issues, she was a key influencer in the development of the first national strategy for sexual health and HIV for England 2001.Her work has been recognised with numerous awards and prizes, including Queens Nurse status and Fellowship of the Queens Nursing Institute. In 2014, she was named as one of the top 50 leaders in the UK by The Health Services Journal in three separate categories; Inspirational Women in Healthcare, BME Pioneers and Clinical Leaders. She works Internationally with researchers and policy makers in Europe, Brazil, Canada, USA and The Caribbean. Professor Serrant has an extensive publication record including book contributions, journal articles, editorials and critical discussion papers, vast experience in media work, public speaking and workshop facilitation. She is visiting professor at The University of the West Indies, The Faculty of Health Sciences at Dominica State College and Universidade Federal do Rio Grande Do Sul, Brazil and the Warsaw Medical University, Poland.  She holds an Honorary Doctorate in Education from the University of Abertay, Dundee, Scotland. She has also served as a Non-executive Director at Heart of England Foundation Trust and Skills for Health Academy, England.

Professor Serrant will give a seminar on Investigating silences: a framework for addressing methodological and ethical issues in global health on Thursday 12th October at 1.30pm. See flyer here with more details.