Professor Pam Enderby

Institute of General Practice and Primary Care
University of Sheffield
Community Sciences Centre
Northern General Hospital
Herries Road
Sheffield
S5 7AU
UK

email : p.m.enderby@sheffield.ac.uk

Pam Enderby qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist in 1970. She attained her PhD in 1983 at Bristol Medical School. Pam has combined her clinical work with research since that time. She was awarded an MBE in 1993 for services to speech and language therapy. She was District Speech and Language Therapist for four years and at that time set up the Speech and Language Therapy Research Unit, which she still directs. Pam was Chair and Vice President of the College of Speech and Language Therapists in 1993/94 and President of the Society for Research and Rehabilitation from 1994 to 1996.

She was appointed Professor of Community Rehabilitation, Sheffield University in 1996, and combined this post with one of Head of the Department of Human Communication Sciences until September 2000. Late in 2000 she was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science degree by the University of the West of England. She has led research programmes into various aspects of therapy, particularly related to models of delivery, effectiveness and outcomes, and has published broadly. She is currently non-executive Director of South Yorkshire Health Authority and chairman on the Regional Older Peoples´ Task Force.

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