Our Health & Social Care research team consists of researchers from a wide range of disciplines. One aim of the research group is to bring together expertise across medical research and healthcare practice to address the needs of patients from bench to bedside.


Institute Director and Knowledge Transfer Leader

  • Cherry Wainwright

    Cherry Wainwright

    Professor of Cardiovascular Pharmacology.  

  • Graduate School Leader

    Cardiovascular & Metabolic Health Theme Leader

  • Giovanna Bermano

    Giovanna Bermano

    Dr Bermano is a Reader and Cardiovascular and Metabolic Health Theme Leader.  

  • Practice Research Leader

  • Derek Stewart

    Professor Derek Stewart

    Professor Stewart is a professor and practice research lead at the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences. His research focus is in the area of pharmacy practice development, implementation and evaluation. His general interests lie in health services research methodologies and non-medical prescribing.