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Institute of Health Sciences Education - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Staff Listing

Director's Office

Professor Arunthathi Mahendran - Institute Director
Professor Elspeth Alstead - Interim Deputy Director
Ms Christine Sofianos - Institute Manager
Ms Alison Pettigrew - Interim Lead for Development Projects
Ms Sharon Otter - Executive Assistant & Office Manager
Ms Charlotte Shelton - IHSE Administrator
Dr Shahrar Ali - Assistant Institute Manager (Quality & Research)
Ms Adebimpe Sanyaolu - Assistant Institute Manager (Finance & Planning)
Mr Neil Rayment - Postgraduate Manager
Ms Karen Norman - Institute Management Team Administrator
Ms Vanessa Thompson - Communications Officer

Centre for Medical Education

Professor Rakesh Patel - Head of MBBS
Professor Elspeth Alstead - Deputy Head of CME, Head of Year 3
Dr Erik Blair - Senior Lecturer in Medical Education
Dr Kristin Braun - Head of Graduate Entry Programme
Dr Mark Carroll - Honorary Senior Lecturer
Dr Tatiana Christides - Senior Lecturer in Medical Science
Dr Jon Fuller - Senior Clinical Lecturer
Prof Danë Goodsman - Professor in Medical Education / Academic Lead for Prehospital Medical Education
Dr Gareth Grier - Senior Lecturer in Pre-hospital care
Dr Nandini Hayes - Senior Lecturer in Medical Science
Prof Bruce Kidd - Head of Year 4 and Deputy Dean for Education
Dr Sam Miles - Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Medical Education
Dr Esther Murray - Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology
Dr Nyree Myatt - Lecturer Medical Science
Dr Michael Page - Senior Lecturer in Education 
Dr Nimesh Patel - Senior Lecturer / Head of Assessment / Head of SSCs
Dr Lesley Robson - Reader / Head of Year 1 and 2
Dr Celia Woolf - Senior Lecturer in Interprofessional Teaching and Learning
Dr Nigel Yeatman - Senior Clinical Lecturer

Community Based Medical Education

Dr Will Spiring - Joint acting lead CBME/Clinical Senior Lecturer  / Head of Year 5
Maria Hayfron-Benjamin - Joint acting lead CBME/Senior Lecturer in Medical Education / Year 1 and 2 Unit Convener
Ms Lynne Magorrian - CBME & Placement Quality Manager
Dr Shabana Bharmal - Clinical Lecturer
Dr Jenny Blythe - Honorary Lecturer
Dr Siobhan Cooke - Senior Lecturer / Year 4 Unit Convener
Dr Dev Gadhvi - Clinical Lecturer
Ms Ellen Hall - CBME Recruitment & Events Administrator
Francesca Langridge - Administrator Year 1 and 2
Mr Jim Manzano - Administrator
Ms Chloe Millan- Senior Administrator
Dr Vidya Mistry - Clinical Lecturer
Dr Rohini Sabherwal - Clinical Lecturer
Dr Leila Saeed - Clinical Lecturer
Ms Kate Scurr - Administrator
Ms Lorane Smith - Administrator 
Dr Meera Sood - Clinical Lecturer
Dr Safiya Virji - Clinical Lecturer
Ms Gillian Vythelingum - Deputy CBME Manager
Ms Sarah Wynne - CBME Administrator
Ms Mahbuba Yasmin - CBME Administrator
Dr Louise Younie - Clinical Reader

Clinical, Communication and Learning Skills Unit

Professor Elspeth Alstead - Interim Head of Unit
Ms Yvonne Clay - Clinical Skills Centre Manager
Dr Nisha Ehamparanathan - Lecturer in Clinical Skills (maternity leave)
Dr Dason Evans - Clinical Skills Lead/ Senior Lecturer in Medical Education
Dr Riya George - Reader in Clinical Communication Skills and Diversity Education
Dr Gerry Harris - Lecturer in Communication Skills
Mr Duncan Laurence - Clinical Skills Centre Technician
Dr Resham Matharu - Chadburn Fellow for Clinical and Communication Skills
Dr Yang Ooi - Clinical Lecturer in Clinical Skills
Dr Sarah Siddiqui - Chadburn Fellow for Clinical and Communication Skills
Dr Fares Tellisi - Clinical Teaching Fellow Clinical and Communications Skills
Dr Bharat Pahilwani - Clinical Lecturer in Clinical Skills 
Dr Devina Raval - Senior Lecturer in Clinical Skills (maternity leave)
Dr Venkat Thiagarajan - Lecturer in Clinical Skills
Dr Harvey Wells - Senior Lecturer in Clinical Communication Skills
Mr Mark Zarasate - Clinical Skills Centre Technician 
Mr Ade Folarin - Clinical Skills Centre Technician
Mr Michael Giles - Clinical Skills Centre Technician
Ms Afsana Begum - CCSU Administrator


Dr Pedro Elston - Academic Lead for E-Learning
Ms Karin Fernandes - E-Learning Technologist
Mr Gian-Paulo Canale - E-Learning Technologist
Mr Matthew Simmons - E-learning Technologist

Turnbull Centre (Anatomy and Physiology)

Dr Paula Vickerton - Lead for Anatomy/Senior Lecturer
Dr Amir Hakim - Lead for Physiology/Senior Lecturer
Mr Rejwan Ahmed - Turnbull Centre Manager
Dr Abimbola Aiku - Physiology Lecturer
Miss Geetika Ail - Anatomy Lecturer
Dr John Broad - Anatomy and Physiology Lecturer
Dr Eduarda Bruco - Clinical Teaching Fellow (Physiology)
Dr Tracy Chan - Clinical Teaching Fellow (Anatomy)
Dr Frances Freer - Clinical Teaching Fellow (Anatomy)
Dr Jonathan Hall - Clinical Teaching Fellow (Physiology)
Dr Melissa Jones - Lecturer in Anatomy 
Mr Harrison Morgan - Turnbull Centre Anatomy Technician
Mr Brayan Restrepo - Turnbull Centre Anatomy Technician
Linnea Synchynshyn - Turnbull Centre Anatomy Technician

MSc Physician Associate Programme and Physician Associate Apprenticeship

Dr Brenda Manoharan- Head of Programme /GP
Dr Lucy Carter - Clinical Lecturer / EDI Lead (academic) IHSE / Senior Tutor /GP
Benice Danquah - Clinical Lecturer / PA
Dr Monica Doshi - Clinical Lecturer / GP
Dr Mizanul Hoque - Honorary Clinical Lecturer / GP 
Laila Hussain - Clinical Lecturer / PA
Haythem Jarad - Clinical Lecturer /PA
Jon Jezak - Lecturer / Lead Tutor for Healthcare Improvement
Dr Vinodh Krishnamurthy - Clinical Senior Lecturer / Head of Admissions
Dr Mythili Mahendran - Clinical Lecturer / Lead Tutor for Clinical Skills
Ms Janice Rolle -Course Administrator
Dr Masuma Vanat - Clinical Lecturer / Community Medicine Lead

Admissions and Recruitment

Dr Jason Berry - Acting Head of Admissions 
Mrs Maria Hayfron-Benjamin  - Deputy Head of Admissions

Assessment Unit

Dr Nimesh Patel - Head of Assessment / Head of SSCs/ Reader
Dr Vinodh Krishnamurthy - Deputy Head of Assessment Year 3 and 4 MBBS / Senior Lecturer
Dr John Broad - Deputy Head of Assessment Year 1 and 2 MBBS / Anatomy and Physiology Lecturer
Adrian O'Brian - Manager
Adjoa Esuman-Gwira - Administrator
Desmond Parker - Deputy Manager
Ms Amareen Hussain - Administrator (Parts 1 & 3)
Ms Lisa Lewis -  Administrator 
Ms Anne Musker - Administrator (Part 5)
Mr Hassan Noshib - Administrator
Ms Deepika Sachdeva - Administrator
Ms Stephanie Wigg - Prizes Administrator

Student Office - Curriculum Operations

Mr Robert Sprott - Lead Curriculum Operations Manager
Mr Gilles Paoli- Acting Curriculum Operations Manager
Mr Tom Schindler - Deputy Operations Manager
Ms Karen Francis - Placements Operations Manager
Ms Laura Debrincat- Apprenticeship and Post-Graduate Manager (acting)
Mrs Rachel Nakalembe - Manager for MBBS Years 1 & 2
Mrs Rugina Monnan - Manager for MBBS Years 3 & 4
Mr Nahid Miah - Curriculum Operations Administrator MBBS Year 1
Ms Nadia Sookhroo Curriculum Operations Administrator MBBS Year 2
Mr Asad Miah- Curriculum Operation Administrator Y3 and Y4
Mr Nabil Rahman - Curriculum Operations Administrator Years 3 and 4
Ms Adriana Coracini - Deputy SSCs Manager
Ms Chatila Lewis - SSCs Adminstrator
Mr Adrian Little - Deputy Placements Manager
Mr Michael Captain - Curriculum Operations Administrator Year 5
Ms Thuraisha Naidoo - Curriculum Operations Administrator Intercalated Degrees 
Mr Richard Jackson - Curriculum Operations Administrator MA and MSc
Ms Shahin Patel - Curriculum Operations Administrator - GEP, MEDPRO, SWARM

Finance and Planning

Ms Adebimpe Sanyaolu - Assistant Institute Manager (Finance & Planning)
Ms Kate McFarlane - Finance and Bursaries Manager
Ms Noshin Khan - Records Manager
Ms Ayse Karaoglan - Finance Assistant (SIFT)
Mr Mohammed Miah - Finance Assistant 


Mr Dan Burke - Governance Manager 

Learning Resource Unit
Mr Steve Moore - Education Resources Manager 

Museum & Galleries
Ms Carla Valentine - Pathology Museum Technical Curator / Public Engagement Officer

Ms Clare Button - Project Archivist 

Quality and Research

Dr Shahrar Ali - Assistant Institute Manager (Quality & Research)
Alison Pettigrew - Acting Head of Quality
Ms Lynne Magorrian - CBME & Placement Quality Manager
Ms Mariyam Begum - Quality Assurance Senior Administrator
Ms Lucy Power - Quality Assurance Administrator 
Ms Haley Barnes - Quality Assurance Administrator

Student Academic and Pastoral Support

Elliott Reed Head of Student Academic and Pastoral Support
Ms Josephine McGreevy - Student Academic and Pastoral Support Manager
Ms Kate McFarlane - Finance and Bursaries Manager
Ms Jennifer Ogden - Student Support Administrator
Ms Esther Roach - Student Support Administrator
Ms Charlene Gill - Student Support Administrator


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