Dr Dawn Edge

Dawn Edge is a Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in the Centre for New Treatments & Understanding in Mental Health (CeNTrUM) at The University of Manchester. Her research emanates from a passion to reduce inequalities in access, care and treatment for mental health problems – especially as experienced by underserved communities. In addition to her academic post, she is a Non-Executive Director of an NHS Mental Health & Social Care Trust, a Winston Churchill Fellow, and Governor of an inner-city Free School, which is committed to fostering pupils and parents’ well-being and resilience. Her research interests focus on: Intersections between determinants of health and illness such as ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status and mental health

  • Interrelationships between mental and physical health and wellbeing
  • Factors that influence individuals’ abilities to access appropriate support, care and treatment
  • Individual- and community-level strategies for building resilience and managing psychological dis