Dr Claire Mercer

School of Health & Society

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Current positions

Head of Radiography


Claire joined the University of Salford in 2015 and is currently the Head of Radiography within Allied and Public Health in the School of Health and Society. A radiographer by background, specialising in mammography advanced practice, Claire additionally has 10 years experience in NHS management and a PhD by published works in mammography. Claire is passionate about educating and supporting the developing radiography workforce. Her research interests lie in workforce development and education through digital health and mammography.

Areas of Supervision

Breast Imaging
AHP Workforce
Radiography workforce development and education
Digital health

Qualifications and Recognitions

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice

  • PhD by published works

  • MSc Advanced Medical Imaging (Distinction)

  • BSc Diagnostic Radiography