Martin Johnston

Principal Lecturer

School of Community Health and Midwifery

Brook Building, BB237

+44 (0) 1772 89 3417

Martin is route leader for the M.A. Ethics and Cultural Diversity in Health, as well as Admissions Tutor for the whole postgraduate programme. He is involved with the Faculty Ethics Committee and has an interest in the development and use of web based teaching support.

Full Profile

After completing a degree in Philosophy and Psychology at the University of Strathclyde in 1985,  Martin went on to train as a psychiatric nurse. He then moved into the Further Education sector in the Glasgow area, teaching mainly at Cardonald and Clydebank colleges. During this period he began work on an M.Phil. in Law and Ethics in Medicine at the University of Glasgow. He moved to Preston in 1992. Martin's teaching focuses upon philosophy and health at a variety of levels. In particular he is involved in teaching health ethics at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as delivering some specialist modules concerned with the relationship between philosophy and mental health generally and philosophy and medical psychiatry in particular.