Meet the team
The SMD Admissions Team performs all the activities related to the recruitment and admission of undergraduate medical and dental students for Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry. The department has a wealth of experience in the management, development and implementation of student recruitment and additionally is responsible for the organisation of events such as open days, school talks and post offer open days.
Here are the people dedicated to making your application and transition to the School of Medicine and Dentistry as smooth as possible. Our phone lines are open as per the schedule below so calls made outside of this time will not be answered:
|10am – 1pm*||1pm – 4pm*||10am – 1pm*||1pm – 4pm*||10am – 1pm*|
*Please note the operating hours above will be reviewed throughout the year and extended during peak periods/seasons to accommodate volume of calls.
Sam Coker, Student Recruitment and Admissions Manager
Sam has directly led the current Admissions Team since 2008. Along with his staff, he is responsible for the management and operation of the work of the Admissions and Recruitment office, including operational processes, provision of management information and statistical data on admissions. Sam welcomes and meets prospective applicants and their families, providing them with advice and guidance relating to general enquiries and also attends a range of admission and recruitment events throughout the year.
Tel: +44 (0) 207 882 2230.
Amy Chandler-King, Deputy Student Recruitment and Admissions Manager
Amy deals with everything related to the MBBS London 5 year programme including student recruitment at open days, assessment of applications, and running interviews. She is also responsible for the operational processes, provision of management information and statistical data for admissions at the School of Medicine and Dentistry
Tel: +44 (0) 207 882 2243.
Eric Botha, Events Administrator
Eric is the first point of contact for telephone calls and emails from enquirers. He organises and coordinates various events such as open days, interviews and various different medical and dental events at schools throughout the year to intice the next cohort of students to apply.
Tel: +44 (0) 207 882 8478.
Makayla Brown, GEP Admissions and Elective Administrator
Makayla manages recruitment to the A101 Graduate Entry programme along with the Visiting Students Elective Programme and some other direct entry routes. Her role includes applications, interviews and open days.
Tel: +44 (0) 207 882 5844.
Wendy Butler, Admissions Administrator
Wendy manages recruitment to the A200 Dentistry programme including applications, interviews and open days.
Tel: +44 (0) 207 882 7009. Student Office (School of Medicine and Dentistry).
Melanie Henderson, Admissions Administrator
Melanie manages recruitment to the Physician Associate Programme and Prehospital Medicine.
Tel: +44 (0) 207 882 6795. Student Office (School of Medicine and Dentistry).