The MAHSE administrative core is made up of a Director, Deputy Director, administrators and eLearning Technologists. You can contact an individual member of the team by telephone or e-mail (see below) or our postal address is available in the footer of each webpage.
Professor Phil Padfield, MAHSE Director
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org / Telephone: 0161 2753918
Phil has over twenty years’ experience in higher education gained in the UK and USA. He has extensive PGTE leadership experience gained as Postgraduate Taught Education (PGTE) Director, Lead for the Healthcare Science Masters Alliance and has been the Director of MAHSE since it was first established on 1 January 2012.
Carol Ainley, MAHSE Deputy Director
E-mail: email@example.com / Telephone: 0161 2471210
Carol has over 15 years’ experience in higher education in the UK, preceded by 15 years in the NHS as a healthcare scientist. As Head of Division, Carol has considerable experience in both PGTE & UGTE and was appointed to the role of MAHSE Deputy Director on 1 July 2014.
Kate Smith, MAHSE Manager
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org/Telephone: 0161 3064580
Kate is covering the role of MAHSE Manager until April 2018. She is responsible for ensuring that contracts are in place for teaching on Healthcare Science (HCS) programmes as well as setting up funding models to ensure the fair distribution of resources across MAHSE. She joined MAHSE in June 2015 as the STP administrator having previously worked in undergraduate admissions and administration including the BSc Healthcare Science (Audiology) which is a pathway of the undergraduate Practioner Training Programme (PTP) in Modernising Scientific Careers.
Louisa-Jane Smith, MAHSE Project Administrator
Email: email@example.com /Telephone: 0161 3062314
Louisa supports the MAHSE Directors with the development and implementation of the Research and Innovation Project. She also assists with the running of MAHSE events and other programme related activities. Before joining MAHSE, Louisa worked as a lead Training Team Administrator where she was responsible for the organisation of over 100 skills training courses for postgraduate research students and academic staff.
Rebecca Booth, MAHSE STP Administrator
Email: Rebecca.firstname.lastname@example.org /Telephone: 0161 3064552
Rebecca provides administrative support for the Scientist Training Programme (STP) within MAHSE. She joined the team in October 2017 and will be covering this post until July 2018. Prior to her role with MAHSE, Rebecca worked as a Development Assistant and Development Coordinator in the Central Development Office at the University of Oxford.
Shazia Dar, MAHSE HSST Administrator
Email: email@example.com / Telephone: 0161 3062621
Shazia provides administrative support for the Higher Specialist Scientist Training (HSST) Programme. She joined MAHSE in June 2017 to cover the HSST administrator post for 12 months. Prior to joining MAHSE, Shazia worked in postgraduate taught admissions and CPD administration in the School of Computer Science at The University of Manchester.
MAHSE eLearning Technologists: Jamie Bazley and Ewan Chamings
Jamie (left) joined the MAHSE team in February 2013 and works closely with learning technologists and academic programme staff. He is primarily responsible for supporting the academic community in the development and maintenance of electronically delivered, creative materials that support and enhance learning and teaching on the range of MAHSE programmes. Ewan is part of the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health eLearning team at the University of Manchester. Ewan started working with Jamie supporting the STP programmes in May 2016.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org / Telephone: 0161 2751454
Sarah has worked at the University for 17 years and was part of the original Modernising Scientific Careers (MSC) project team which established MAHSE on 1 January 2012. She is responsible for facilitating interactions between HEIs to ensure that contracts are in place for teaching on Healthcare Science (HCS) programmes as well as setting up funding models to ensure the fair distribution of resources across MAHSE. She also takes the lead on any new tendering and CPD opportunities.
Sarah is currently on secondment elsewhere in the University of Manchester until April 2018.