Professor of Health, Anglia Ruskin University

Catherine Meads is a Professor of Health at Anglia Ruskin University and senior systematic reviewer.

She has been conducting research into lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) health since 1992 and has published a number of papers on this.

Recently she completed a best-evidence review for Public Health England on healthcare experiences and health of UK sexual minority women.

She has also delivered numerous public lectures, taught undergraduate medical students, helped develop an elearning package for GPs and has been on several LGBT conference steering committees.

She is currently a member of the UK Government Equalities Office LGBT Advisory Panel.


  • 2017–present
    professor, Anglia Ruskin University


  • 2010 
    University of Birmingham, PhD
  • 1983 
    Leicester University, MB ChB