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Susan Carr is Professor of Public Health Research in the Faculty of Health & Life Sciences at the University of Northumbria, England. She is also Associate Director of Fuse, the  Centre for Translational Research in Public Health. She has a substantial clinical, education and research history in primary care and public health. Her work is  underpinned by a translational philosophy. Her  portfolio focuses on complex public health interventions and embraces knowledge articulation, understanding and responding to needs of hard to reach or disengaged populations, proximal and distal outcome identification and measurement. These subjects require a diverse methodology with an emphasis on qualitative and  realist approaches. She collaborates nationally in the development and application of public involvement and engagement in research.  She is an Executive Board member of the UK and Ireland Chapter of the International Family Nursing Association and sits on the international research committee with special interest in dyadic research approaches to enhance understanding of lay carer roles

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

Education/Academic qualification


Award Date: 23 Jun 1999

MSc, Health & Social Research

30 Jun 198931 Dec 1991

Award Date: 30 Jun 1991

Teacher Training, CertEd, Post Graduate Certificate in Education

30 Jun 199031 Jul 1991

Award Date: 30 Jun 1991


Award Date: 1 Jul 1981

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