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Last updated 18th April 2024


Sara is the Acting Head of Department of Allied Health Professions, Sport and Exercise in the School of Human and Health Sciences. She joined the University of Huddersfield in November 2006 as Head of Division of [now] Health and Rehabilitation, moved into the role of School Director of Academic Quality and Professional Governance in 2019, and then took up post of Acting Head of Department in 2021. A physiotherapist by profession, Sara is originally from a clinical background in cardiovascular and respiratory care (CVR). Nationally, Sara is a partner with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), and has extensive experience as an external examiner.  Sara is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and a Chartered Manager (MCMI).

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 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

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  • Assessment
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  • Healthcare education


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