Scholarship & Strategy Subcommittee Members



Hugh Barr, MPhil, Ph.D., Hon DSc

A CAIPE member since 1990 initially engaged in joint projects with the University of Nottingham before being appointed to the Council, then serving as its Chair and currently President advising and assisting the Board. His previous career profile was in probation, criminology with the Home Office Research Unit, the voluntary sector of prison aftercare and as an Assistant Director of the then Central Council for Education and Training in Social Work (CCETSW).

He is an Emeritus Editor or the Journal of Interprofessional Care, Past President, the General Practice and Primary Care Section of the Royal Society of Medicine, Emeritus Professor in Interprofessional Education and Honorary Fellow, University of Westminster. He has held visiting chairs in interprofessional education at various times during the past 25 years at the following universities: Curtin (Australia), Kings College London, Kingston with St George’s London, Nottingham, Otago (New Zealand), Suffolk and Tokyo Metropolitan (Japan) offering longstanding support for faculty development in the Nordic countries especially Finland with Oulu University of Applied Sciences.


July 2021 -ongoing

Professor Elizabeth (Liz) Anderson PhD


Employment: Professor of Interprofessional Education and Lead for Patient Safety; Leicester Medical School, George Davies Centre for Medicine, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH.

Qualifications: SRN, SCM, HV, BSc. (Hons), PhD, PGC in HE.

Awards: University Teaching Fellow 2005; National Teaching Fellow, 2007; Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy 2012; CAIPE Fellow 2016

Summary Statement:

Following a clinical career as a nurse, midwife and Health Visitor, Elizabeth has become a highly experienced teacher and scholar, particularly in the field of interprofessional education (IPE).  She has built a national and international reputation of publications over the past twenty years.  She led the incorporation of IPE into the Leicester medical curriculum bringing together three Higher Education Institutions.  She Chairs the University Patient and Carer Group and continues to propel patient involvement which is closely aligned with IPE.  She also leads research in patient safety and mindfulness. She began working with CAIPE in 2000 as a co-opted board member and has continued to support the CAIPE community as an elected board member and more recently as a CAIPE Fellow.  She will now lead CAIPE following the principles of collaborative leadership with Dr Angela Lennox.


Dr Angela Lennox CBE DL


Employment: General Practitioner; Deputy Medical Director NHS England and Improvement (London) and Honorary Visiting Senior Clinical Fellow, University of Leicester; Leicester Medical School, George Davies Centre for Medicine, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH. E:

Qualifications: MBBS, MRCGP, FRCP.

Awards: MBE, CBE, DL.

Summary Statement:

Dr Lennox has worked in the NHS for the past 40 years as a General Medical Practitioner and entrepreneur who pioneered the development of multiagency health and social care centres. She has worked extensively in senior medical leadership positions and was an advisor to a former Secretary of State for Health, as well as an Associate Director of Primary Care for the Department of Health. She currently fulfils a number of roles in the NHS and third sector leading on clinical governance, quality assurance and performance. Additionally, she was a Senior Lecturer in the University of Leicester where in 1996 she pioneered a model of inter-professional education for all healthcare staff. Dr Lennox is currently a Medical Director in NHS England and Improvement, as well as a Trustee for the national homeless charity - Homeless Link.

In 1999 Angela was awarded the MBE for Services to Medicine and the Community; in 2001 she was appointed Deputy Lieutenant of Leicestershire and in 2008 she was awarded the CBE for Services to Healthcare.


Pat Bluteau MA, BA(Hons), RMN, PGCert Research & Evaluation, Cert Ed, Dip Counselling. FHEA, MBACP


Pat is an Associate Head of School – Quality & Accreditation in the School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, at Coventry University. She joined the CAIPE Board in 2013 and was appointed Treasurer in 2017. Pat has been actively involving in leading IPE at Coventry University since 2002. During her time with CAIPE Pat has served on the following CAIPE groups: Student, Service User & Carer, Marketing & Promotion, and is currently active in the IPE national standards.

Her IPE research interests concentrate on the challenges and opportunities of designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating interprofessional education in pre-registration health and social care professional courses, online interprofessional education, digital resilience, practice based interprofessional activity and discourse analysis.



Sharon Buckley MSC PhD PGCE SFHEA DipSciComm National Teaching Fellow Senior Lecturer in Medical Education University of Birmingham


Employment:  Honorary Associate Professor of Medical Education, University of Birmingham, UK

Qualifications:  MSc, PhD, PGCE, DipSciComm.

Awards:  National Teaching Fellow, Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy

Summary Statement:

Sharon is a Trustee, Board member and member of the CAIPE leadership team.

A microbiologist by background, Sharon is an experienced educator with a strong record of expanding IPE opportunities for trainee health professionals. As the Birmingham lead for IPE, she established the Birmingham IPE steering group and led the development of the Birmingham IPE Educational Framework. Since 2005, she has led four major regional IPE projects, focussing particularly on the development of authentic interprofessional simulations for pre-registration students; and in 2018,she founded the Universitas 21 Health Sciences IPE Special Interest Group, which holds an annual international student team challenge.

Sharon has published aspects of her work, including two Best Evidence Medical Education (BEME) systematic reviews. She was founding member of the CUBE2 BEME International Collaborating Centre and served as Member of the Best Evidence Medical Education (BEME) collaboration review editorial committee. In 2016, she established the Healthcare Scientist Training Research and Evaluation Group, which has published the first evaluations of teaching and learning on the UK Scientist Training Programme.

Sharon has led faculty development for health professionals and academic staff and mentored colleagues working to develop and obtain recognition for their research and teaching excellence, most recently as part of her work as Senior Associate Editor for The Clinical Teacher.

In July 2021. Sharon became Honorary Associate Professor of Medical Education at the University of Birmingham, in which role she continues to mentor students and staff and to undertake educational writing and research.

(University profile:


Susanne Lindqvist MSc, PdD QTS BSc EMCC EQA
CAIPE Fellow


Employment:  Full time at the University of East Anglia, professor in interprofessional practice.  Currently Associate Dean for Learning and Teaching Quality for the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.


Summary Statement:

Susanne is Director of the Centre for Interprofessional Practice (CIPP) and Professor of Interprofessional Practice.  She is also the Associate Dean for Learning and Teaching Quality at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of East Anglia (UEA), Norwich, UK.


She is a Non-Executive Director of the James Paget University Hospital, Visiting Professor at the Molde University Colllege in Norway and an Honorary Fellow of CAIPE.  Since 2021, Susanne is part of the CAIPE Leadership Team.  She sits on a number of national and international advisory boards to help institutions develop, embed and sustain interprofessional education (IPE) in the curricula.


Susanne joined CIPP in 2002 with the aim of developing and delivering interprofessional learning (IPL) opportunities at UEA.  In 2016-17 CIPP delivered IPL interventions to ~3000 students across twelve different professions.  Since then, IPL delivery at UEA has become integrated in Schools, with CIPP taking on the role of supporting development of IPL at UEA.  Susanne and CIPP continue to conduct research and deliver education and training that help to enhance interprofessional collaborative practice for students and practitioners alike.



Dawne Gurbutt