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Chris Sheridan

Chris Sheridan

(FHEA, CMALT, MSc, PgDip, BA Hons) is responsible for learning design and delivery. She has over 15 years’ experience in education and L&D. Chris is a specialist in learning technology and design. She has worked extensively within the public and private sector, including the NHS, Edinburgh College, The University of Edinburgh, Aegon, Wood Mackenzie and various charities.

Mechele Wimble

(MSc in HRM, A1 Assessor, CTP, Assoc CIPD) is an accomplished trainer and writer with over 15 years’ experience in learning and development. She works closely with Scottish Government to increase awareness of mental health and to reduce stigma. Mechele project managed the rollout of Mental Health Training at the NHS and speaks publicly about the need for organisations to be more aware of supporting individuals’ needs.

Joanna Alexjuk

(PhD, MSc , BA Hons) is a Lecturer, Researcher, Project Manager and writer of training materials with over 20 years’ experience of working within the field of health and dementia care within academia, health, statutory, private and voluntary sectors.

Sharon Levy

(MPhil RN) has developed his professional nursing practice and academic qualifications in a variety of community based healthcare environments. Sharon joined the Royal College of Nursing in 2002 as the UK informatics adviser and re-joined the NHS as a Telehealth Nurse Specialist in 2008. He now works as a specialist nurse at the Scottish Spina Bifida Association and as a lecturer at the University of Edinburgh.

Dr Laura Hodges

has a PhD in Clinical Psychology and is manager at The Scottish Mental Health Research Network which forms part of NHS Research Scotland. She aims to increase the number of active mental health studies in Scotland and supports academic and commercial studies across a wide range of clinical areas (e.g. depression, schizophrenia, eating disorders, bipolar disorder, learning disabilities).

Michelle Evans

Michelle Evans

(BSc, MSc, FHEA) is Co-Director for MSc in Clinical Trials at the University of Edinburgh, overseeing the creation, delivery, on-going assessment and academic governance of the programme. She has over 15 years experience of working in education. She holds an MSc in Public Health and a PG Certificate in Medical Education. She is a supervisor for Mental Health First Aid and her particular interests include student wellbeing.

Linda Berrie

has worked in education and social work for the past 24 years. She specialises in Disability and Mental Health training for the public, private and voluntary sector. She currently works with Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland. She has various Autism, Disability and Mental Health qualifications and is a Mental Health First Aider.

Maggie Carson

(BN Hons, RGN, MSc in Public Health, PGCUT, SFHEA) is a Lecturer in Nursing and Programme Director for the Bachelor of Nursing (Hon).  She designs and delivers courses in professionalism for healthcare professionals. 

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