Dr. Claire Mercer

School of Health and Society

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Contact Details

Allerton Building L614

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Research Gate

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 Claire has 10 years experience in NHS management and a PhD by published works in mammography, Claire is passionate about workforce and research development across her field. Her research interests lie in mammography, medical imaging and workforce development.

Areas of research

Workforce development in Radiography, Workforce development in Mammography, Assessment of quality metrics within a Breast Imaging Service, Medical Imaging


  • Mammography

Research Interests

  • Mammography
  • Medical Imaging
  • Workforce Development


Qualifications and Memberships


  • PhD
  • MSc
  • BSc(hons)                       


  • Society of Radiographers
  • HCPC
  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy