Centre Management Group (CMG)

Operational matters are overseen by the Centre Management Group (CMG), chaired by the Deputy Director, and comprising the Director, Associate Directors and Centre Manager.  Day-to-day management is overseen by the Director, Deputy Directors, Centre Manager, AskFuse Research Manager and Communications Officer, who meet regularly.

Membership of the Centre Management Group

  • Professor Carolyn Summerbell (Chair)
    Fuse Deputy Director (Durham),  Principal of John Snow College
    and Professor of Human Nutrition, Durham University

  • Professor Ashley Adamson
    Fuse Director (Newcastle), Professor of Public Health Nutrutition and NIHR Research Professor
    Institue of Health & Society, Newcastle University

  • Professor Susan Carr
    Fuse Associate Director (Northumbria), Professor of Public Health Research
    Public Health and Wellbeing, Northumbria University

  • Professor Jonathan Ling
    Fuse Associate Director (Sunderland), Professor of Public Health
    School of Nursing and Health Sciences, Sunderland University

  • Professor Susan Rushmer
    Fuse Deputy Director (Teesside), Professor in Knowledge Exchange & Public Health
    Health & Social Care Institute, Teesside University

  • Mrs Laura Ritson, Centre Manager
    Institute of Health & Society, Newcastle University