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I am currently Year Lead for Undergraduate Programme (September cohorts), and teach and coordinating modules across all Year 3 modules (UG) and Graduate Master Entry Programme. From a Post Graduate persective I  am the pathway/modular coordinator for the Cardiology Short Course, and teach across a range of specialist practice and MSc programmes. I am primary supervisor for several MSc students across a variety of programmes. I hold an adjunct Professorship in Mohamed bin Rashid University (MBRU), having developed and teach on several modules on the MSc in Cardiovascular Nursing pathway.

I act as Link Lecturer to clinical areas within the Belfast Trust, and am Personal Tutor to 25 Undergraduate Nursing Students. I am elected member of the Universitys' Academic Council, at a School level I Chair the Enhanced Disclosure Review Panel, Professional Misconduct Disclosure Panel, International Placement Committee, and am a member of the Education Committee. I am also the Academic Lead for NSS in Year 3. 



Research Interests

My current research intererests is focused on cardiovasular health and education. 


External Examiner - Edinburgh Napier University (2021 - present)

Member of DHPSSNI Regional Streamlining Recruitment working group (2020 - present)

Member of Irish Nurses Cardiovascular Association (INCA)

Member of Association of Cardiovascular Nurse & Allied health Professions (ACNAP)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


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