College of Health, Psychology and Social Care staff

Helen sitting at a desk, smiling
Technical Advisor

Helen Clarke is a technician for Health, Psychology & Social Care at the University of Derby. She works across colleges in nursing simulation & practice, as well as within Theraputic Arts.  

Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing

Suzzane Dickson is a Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing at the University of Derby.

Senior Lecturer

Programme Leader/ Senior Lecturer

Senior Lecturer

Professor of Health and Social Care Research

Denis Anthony’s research includes pressure ulcer risk assessment, risk factors for non-communicable disease and healthcare in prisons. He has successfully supervised 26 doctoral students from the UK, Jordan, Palestine, Greece, Saudi Arabia and Thailand. He is willing to accept proposals for doctoral studies, especially from healthcare professionals.

Denise standing by the balcony at the University's Kedleston Road campus in the atrium. She is wearing black rimmed glasses and a blue sleeveless top.
Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the College of Health, Psychology and Social Care

Denise is Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the College of Health, Psychology and Social Care at the University. She previously managed pre-qualifying healthcare and our foundation degrees/higher apprenticeships. She is currently studying for a professional doctorate exploring how apprenticeship policy is being implemented in the National Health Service.

Ian standing outside, smiling.
Senior Lecturer in Psychology

Dr Baker is the Programme Leader for our BSc (Hons) Psychology degree. He is also the Module Leader for Quantitative Methods & Individual Differences and Anomalistic Psychology & Parapsychology.

Dr Amy Baraniak
Lecturer in Psychology

Amy teaches across both the undergraduate and postgraduate Psychology programmes and is programme leader for our MSc Health Psychology programme. She is also involved in supervising undergraduate and postgraduate student projects and is an early-career researcher representative on the University Professorial Council.

Diversity and Inclusion Lead / Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing Team / HR

Sarah is the Diversity and Inclusion Lead for the University of Derby.