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West Cumberland Medical Education Centre

West Cumberland Medical Education Centre Staff

Professor Janusz Jankowski

Professor Janusz Jankowski

Professor Janusz Jankowski leads one of the most successful cancer prevention programmes in the UK on oesophageal cancer and is committed to education and mentoring clinical scientists in designated roles for the British Society of Gastroenterology and the Royal College of Physicians.

Professor John Howarth

Professor John Howarth

Professor John Howarth is a senior clinician with over 30 years’ experience. He is a director of Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, leading on service improvement and is Deputy Chief Executive. John is the clinical lead for the Cumbria Learning and Improvement Collaborative (CLIC) and is currently clinically active as a part-time GP.

Dr Valerie Smart

Dr Valerie Smart is the Project Manager based at the West Cumberland Medical Education Centre, where she is involved in the development of a range of courses across the campus. Her background includes a career in biochemistry and genetics research as well as being involved in education.

Steve Minto

Steve Minto is the Project Administrative Assistant based at West Cumberland Medical Education Centre, where he provides support to the academic staff and Project Manager. Steve has been involved in Higher Education for the Majority of his professional life.