School of Community Health and Midwifery
Brook Building, BB228
+44 (0) 1772 89 3817
Subject Areas: Health, Social Care
Gemma joined the UCLan as a lecturer in health and social care in October 2016. She had previously undergone her midwifery training at the university, graduating in 2012. Since then she has gained clinical experience and completed an MSc in medical humanities. She is currently undertaking a PhD exploring how health student professionals understand empathy.Gemma is teaching on a variety of modules within health and social care.
After completing a degree in History of Art in 2009, Gemma trained as a midwife at UCLan until 2012. After gaining clinical experience, she returned to education to study for an MSc in Medical Humanities at the University of Manchester. She was awarded a distinguished achievement award for postgraduate student of the year in the faculty of Life Sciences for her work.
Following this, in September 2015, Gemma was employed as a graduate teaching assistant at Edge Hill University where she gained experience undertaking a variety of teaching roles. She also began her PhD in health at this time, exploring student health professionals understanding of empathy and what impact, if any, does engaging with the arts have.
In October 2016, Gemma returned to UCLan as a lecturer in health and social care.