Mary Lyons

Senior Lecturer in Public Health, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Mary is a public health specialist and from working for many years in low and middle income countries brings a wealth of knowledge and hands-on experience to the development of educational programmes. Mary is a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health in the UK and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She works as a senior lecturer in public health at Liverpool School or Tropical Medicine (LSTM), where her roles include director of studies for the MSc in International Public Health and supervision of public health registrars who are training to become public health consultants.

As head of environment, sustainability and capacity development at Liverpool John Moores University, Mary worked closely with the Health Protection Agency in the UK and led several research projects.

Mary also worked in the NHS as a public health specialist where she led the redesign of local cardiovascular disease services and took responsibility for commissioning, monitoring and quality assurance of screening and immunisation programmes.