Kathryn is Head of Department for Continuing Professional Development and Postgraduate Studies in Edge Hill’s Faculty of Health and Social Care.
Working within the senior management team to lead and manage a team of twenty one staff, including two assistant heads of department, to ensure delivery of high quality programmes of study within a secure financial framework. Her duties include management and leadership of staff, chairing of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and exam boards, overall responsibility for the delivery and co-ordination of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and budget responsibilities.
Kathryn is also the Programme Lead for the new MSc Advanced Fertility Practice, a programme developed with Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust.
Kathryn is also Senior Learning and Teaching Fellow for the Faculty of Health and Social Care; a Member of Institutional Validation & Audit Standing Panel; a Dissertation supervisor at both undergraduate and postgraduate level; and an Associate of the Evidence-based Practice Research Centre (EPRC).
Kathryn’s academic, professional and research interests focus on the bridging of the two epistemologies of professional practice and higher education.