Dr Mandy Cheetham
Mandy is currently employed as Research Fellow at Northumbria University. Her role is to support the implementation science and knowledge mobilisation (SKIM) theme of the North East and North Cumbria Applied Research Collaboration (NENC ARC).
Since completing her PhD at Newcastle University in 2010, she has worked on, co-designed and co-produced a wide variety of applied health research projects, including as an embedded research at Gateshead Council from 2015-2020. In this role, she undertook qualitative research on the health and social impact of Universal Credit. Evidence from this study was cited in the Work and Pensions Select Committee enquiry report into the effects of the wait for first payment in June 2020.
Before moving to academia, she worked in public health, in NHS, regional government and voluntary and community sector organisations in London and NE England.