Rachel graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2016 with a BSc (Hons) degree in Anatomy and Human Biology. Since then she has worked at the Liverpool Research Eye Bank within the Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease in Liverpool before joining us at University of Central Lancashire in September 2017. Rachel’s role involves the production and delivery of Anatomy practicals and lectures to both 1st and 2nd year students on the Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) course, 1st and 2nd year undergraduates on the Masters of Physician Associates course (MPAS), as well as 1st years on the Dental Hygiene Therapy (DHDT) and Graduate-Entry Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) course.
Rachel's current role within the School of Medicine at the University of Central Lancashire is largely focused around the production and delivery of Anatomy lectures and practicals to Medical, Dental and Physician Associate students. Rachel is involved in the production, moderation and marking of assessment including running the Anatomy spotter examinations. Rachel also has a keen interest in the integration of technology into her teaching particularly with the use of the Anatomage table and Virtual Reality.
After graduating from the University of Liverpool in 2016, Rachel started working at the Liverpool Research Eye Bank within the Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease, Liverpool. After this she began working within the School of Dentistry at the University of Central Lancashire on the Oral Development and Anatomy module for first year graduate-entry Dental Surgery students and undergraduate Dental Hygiene Therapy students. After this time she began working within the School of Medicine where she took a lead role in the delivery of the Anatomy teaching to first and second year medical students. Along with her teaching and role in assessment, Rachel is also academic advisor to a number of undergraduate students.
- BSc. (Hons), Anatomy and Human Biology, The University of Liverpool, 2016
- PGCert TLHE, Post-graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning at Higher Education, The University of Central Lancashire, 2020 [pending]
- Anatomy and Human Biology with a particular interest in Musculoskeletal and Head and Neck Anatomy
- Member of the Academy of Medical Educators (AoME)
- Member of the Association of Basic Science Teachers in Dentistry (ABSTD)
- Member of the Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME)
- Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA)
- Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) [pending June 2020]