Lecturer Diagnostic Imaging
Tel: 0141 273 1662
Lorna Nimmo is a lecturer in Diagnostic Imaging and has worked as a diagnostic radiographer in a variety of NHS settings. Her main area of interest and expertise is in mammography, having spent 10 years working as a senior radiographer and clinical tutor with the West of Scotland Breast Screening Service. At that time she also undertook a role as a clinical educator for the Postgraduate Certificate in Mammography from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh.
In her current role as lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University she teaches primarily third year students on a variety of areas, including:
Lorna is the diagnostic radiography liaison for a unique transnational collaboration with Oman’s Institute of Health Sciences. The collaboration gives Omani diploma in Radiography holders an opportunity to “top up” to Honours level in a GCU-designed programme. The students are taught in Oman by staff from GCU and staff of the Institute of Health Sciences, run by Oman’s Ministry of Health.
Lorna also oversees the students’ organisation of their elective placements at the end of their third year; these are both in international and UK locations.
Member of the Society of Radiographers
Nimmo L., Alston L. A. C., McFadyen A. K., (2007) The influence of HRT on technical recall in the UK Breast Screening Programme: are pain, compression force, and compressed breast thickness contributing factors? Clinical Radiology, Vol. 62, 439-446