Mandy joined the teaching team from an NHS background, having worked in various NHS boards as a clinician and manager before taking up lecturing full time.
Professor Aidoo holds an honours degree in Biochemistry, an MSc in Fermentation both University of Science & Technology, Ghana and a PhD (Applied Microbiology) from the University of Strathclyde.
Sulaiman Aldakhil completed his Bachelor in Optometry from King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, 2004. He worked in King Fahad Medical City as an optometrist for seven years.
Fiona graduated from Glasgow university in 1976 with a BSc (honours) in Physiology.
Julie is a Senior Lecturer in Public Health Nutrition, she has a PhD in Nutrition Epidemiology, a Masters in Public Health, also she is a Registered Nutritionist and a Registered Dietitian.
Dr Esther Aspinall joined Glasgow Caledonian University in May 2013 as a researcher working in the blood borne virus research team
Stella Bain has been employed as a Lecturer in social and forensic psychology at Glasgow Caledonian University since 2003.
Ruth joined the teaching team in 2005 following an internship at the Academic Unit of Musculoskeletal Disease, Leeds University.
Professor Bartholomew was awarded his PhD in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Leicester.
Lauren Blane started at GCU in October, 2016 within the School of Health and Life Sciences.
Sharron graduated from the Oswestry and North Staffordshire School of Physiotherapy in 1993. She undertook her basic rotations at the University of North Staffordshire before moving to spend two years at the Royal Brompton Hospital.
Jo Booth is a Professor of Rehabilitation Nursing and a clinical academic in NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Continence Service
Louise qualified as a therapeutic radiographer in 1999 and worked clinically for ten years in large cancer centres in Scotland.
Marian currently directs a programme of work on stroke rehabilitation.
I am a new lecturer in Diagnostic Imaging, having progressed from clinical practice.
Yvonne works on a part time basis in the Department of Life Sciences as a lecturer in Clinical Nutrition and Health.
Lindsey is a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society and is registered with the HCPC as a practitioner Health Psychologist.
Norman Button is Professor of Clinical Optometry and Director of Clinical Studies in the Division of Vision Sciences at Glasgow Caledonian University.
Jacqueline has been a registered nurse since 1987 and has gained varied clinical experience in cardiology, intensive care, medical, surgical, gastroenterology, school nursing and care of the older person.
Roseanne commenced her senior lecturer post in the department of nursing & community health in December 2014. Roseanne is a RGN and specialised in the area of clinical genetics.
Mairead Collie has been a registered nurse for almost thirty years, specialising in Intensive Care.
Ann graduated in Pharmacology from Glasgow University in 1978 and subsequently undertook a PhD at Robert Gordon’s University (Institute of Technology as it was then) working with Dr Keith Kendle on neuroendocrine control of the female reproductive cycle.
Des became a Registered Nurse too many years ago to remember and worked in a variety of clinical settings within general and psychiatric hospitals.
Professor Craft was awarded his PhD in the Department of Biochemistry at University College London and took up a research fellowship in the same department in 1972.
Since 2009 AnneMarie Craig has been a lecturer in Adult Nursing and is currently the Academic Disability Coordinator within the Department of Nursing and Community Health.
Elaine works within the ‘Safeguarding Health through Infection Prevention’ (SHIP) Research team as a PhD student.
Phil Dalgarno is a lecturer in Mental Health Psychology with a particular interest in altered states of consciousness and both the positive and negative aspects of psychoactive substance use.
Philippa Dall is a senior research fellow in the School of Health and Life Sciences with a background in physics and engineering.
Chris is a nurse who has worked in a variety of settings with people with learning disabilities, and has extensive experience of teaching in higher education, curriculum development and academic leadership.
Mhairi is a Senior Lecturer in Vision Sciences and a practising optometrist, providing services to NHS and private patients through Glasgow Caledonian University's (GCU) Eye Clinic.
Yvonne Dempsie graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Pharmacology from the University of Glasgow in 1998 and subsequently undertook a PhD at the University of Nottingham.
Dr Adele Dickson is a Chartered Health Psychologist with a particular interest in applying qualitative research to health contexts.
Qualified as a Diagnostic Radiographer in 2001 from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh.
Sylvia is a Research Fellow in the School of Health and Life Sciences with a background in managing trials in the area of Women's Health, in particular Pelvic Organ Prolapse, and Stroke.
Dr Sharron Dolan graduated with a BSc (hons) in Developmental Biology from the University of Glasgow in 1989 and subsequently undertook a PhD in Neuroscience at the University of Stirling with Dr Peter Cahusac.
Professor Doughty came to Vision Sciences at GCU in 1995 after having both taught in Optometry at the University of Waterloo (Canada) for many years as well as holding several research positions across the United States in the preceding decade.
Barbara Duncan gained her first degree at the University of Strathclyde and her PhD from the University of Sheffield.
Dr Elaine Duncan who joined GCU in 1993 is a psychologist and counsellor.
Dr Carol Emslie is a Reader within the Institute for Applied Health Research / School of Health and Life Sciences at GCU and leads the Substance Use & Misuse research group.
Speciality Adviser to Chief Medical Officer
Linda is currently undertaking a PhD in Health Economics under the supervision of Dr Jody Riskowski, Dr Gordon Hendry and Dr Helen Mason.
Janet Finlayson is a Senior Research Fellow in the School of Health and Life Sciences and the Institute of Applied Health Research.
Professor Flowers completed both his degree and PhD at the University of Sheffield.
Eleanor Forrest is a lecturer in the School of Health and Life Sciences at Glasgow Caledonian University.
Prior to joining the Occupational Therapy teaching team in June 2010, Lisa was employed with Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS Trust.
Dr Frankis completed his degree at Nottingham University (gaining the Allen Standen Prize for AI) and his PhD at Glasgow Caledonian University.
Brian Gallagher is a PhD research student based within GCU’s School of Health and Life Sciences. His research involves exploring the interconnections between fatherhood, masculinities and alcohol use.
Helen is currently Head of the Department of Podiatry and Radiography.
Elaine graduated with a BSc in Diagnostic Radiography from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh in 1998 and gained a variety of clinical experience as a Radiographer before specialising in Obstetric Ultrasound.
Lecturer in Psychology
Gillian is a Lecturer in the Department of Life Sciences.
Richard is an HCPC Registered and BPS Chartered Counselling Psychologist, qualifying from the Surrey University Doctoral programme in Counselling Psychology in 1998.
Gael’s research interests include aspects of visual perception in typical and atypical visual development, texture and pattern perception and the effect of migraine headache on visual performance.
Sadie's background is in Clinical Biochemistry and Endocrinology having worked for 17 years in the Laboratory Service at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.
Lucy begun her career as a general adult nurse after graduating from GCU in 2014.
The role of intracellular lipid transporters in health and disease
My background includes a BSc (Honours) in pharmacology from Glasgow University and a PhD, awarded in 1989, from Strathclyde University.
Scott is a full-time lecturer in social work within the Department of Psychology, Social Work and Allied Health Sciences at Glasgow Caledonian University.
Heather Gray qualified as a physiotherapist in 1988 from Queen’s College, Glasgow.
Lyle Gray graduated from Glasgow College, the forerunner institution of Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) in 1989.
I began my working life in NHS hospital laboratories, initially in Haematology at the Glasgow Western Infirmary and latterly in Medical Genetics at Yorkhill Hospital, Glasgow.
Jane Guiller is a Lecturer in Psychology in the Department of Psychology, Social Work and Allied Health Sciences.
I graduated in Biochemistry and undertook my PhD at the University of Liverpool.
Chris has worked at GCU since January 2015 and is the module leader for the final year Empirical Project modules.
Juliet is a Physiotherapist with a specialist interest in physical activity and sedentary behaviour, in particular their impact on the management of long-term conditions and the ageing population.
Gordon Hendry joined GCU as a lecturer in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation in February 2013, following a two year spell as a Lecturer in Podiatric Medicine at the University of Western Sydney.
I am a mental health nurse with 20 years’ experience of working in a variety of clinical settings including acute in-patients and adult community mental health teams.
Gillian received her first degree in Genetics from the University of Glasgow, which incorporated an industrial work placement year in Astrazeneca, Cheshire.
Sharon Hutchinson joined Glasgow Caledonian University in early 2013 as a Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health.
Hamish Innes is an epidemiologist/researcher working in the blood borne virus research team under Professor Sharon Hutchinson.
Ima is an experienced clinician, lecturer, researcher and project manager.
I am an HCPC-registered Dietitian and a Registered Public Health Nutritionist, with clinical and research experience in obesity management and in optimising nutrition of older people with dementia.
I am a Lecturer in the School of Health and Life Sciences at Glasgow Caledonian University. I am an active member of the Visual Neuroscience Research Group at the Institute of Applied Health Research.
I am the Programme Leader for the IBMS accredited MSc in Biomedical Science and depute Programme Leader for the BSc (Hons) accredited degree in Biomedical Science
Sven studied optometry in Berlin and Philadelphia and has several years of experience in working as an optometrist in the UK and in Germany.
Annelysse holds a Bachelor of Science with majors in Anatomy and Histology, and Neuroscience, and a Master of International Public Health from the University of Sydney, Australia.
Andrew is a PhD student from Uganda under the SHIP research group in the School of Health and Life Sciences (SHLS)
I graduated in Microbiology from Edinburgh University in 1984 and in 1987 completed a PhD in the Department of Genetics at the University of Leicester.
First became involved in clinical research while working as physiotherapist in elderly mental health.
Dr Fiona Kennedy is a Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, and Assistant Head of the Department of Psychology, Social Work and Allied Health Sciences (Head of Occupational Therapy and Social Work).
Graeme is a Lecturer in Vision Sciences and a practising optometrist, providing services to NHS and private patients through Glasgow Caledonian University’s Eye Clinic.
Dr Susan Kerr has a background in public health nursing/health visiting.
Dr Martin Kettle is the Programme Lead for the MSc in Social Work and the Postgraduate Award Chief Social Work Officer.
I am a registered Dietitian and teach on the Nutrition & Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition & Health programmes at GCU.
Agnes trained as a Registered Nurse at Ayrshire and Arran College of Nursing & Midwifery, undertaking placements in a variety of hospitals throughout Ayrshire, and qualifying in 1982.
David has a particular interest in local anaesthetics, the high risk foot, and clinical leadership.
Sarah completed her undergraduate and master’s degrees in Criminology and Social Research at Northumbria University (2000-2005), and worked as a researcher and analyst for the Home Office Drug Interventions Programme (2003-2007).
Dr Lang studied microbiology at Liverpool University and on graduation worked for the National Health Service in a large diagnostic microbiology laboratory in Birmingham.
Dougie Lauchlan is currently the Subject Lead for Physiotherapy and is a member of the Departmental Management Group within the Department of Psychology & Allied Health Sciences.
Maggie has a background in neurological rehabilitation nursing and in information science, and has thirteen years’ experience of conducting stroke research.
Claire trained as a Registered Nurse at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London, qualifying in 1986, and has worked in perioperative practice in a variety of hospitals in Scotland and England since then.
Jackie has been a lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University since 2008, and is currently Programme Lead for BSc. (Hons) Podiatry.
Gunter is a qualified Optometrist and currently the Programme Lead for the Undergraduate Optometry Programme. He researches various aspects of visual perception in normal and clinical populations.
I studied Psychology (1968-72) and Applied Math (1966-68, 1976-79) at the Moscow State University (Russia).
Karen is a Senior Research Fellow in Public Health, and medical sociologist, in the School of Health & Life Sciences/Institute for Applied Health Research at Glasgow Caledonian University.
Rosemarie graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Psychology from Glasgow Caledonian University in 2002.
Fiona is a Lecturer within the Department of Nursing and Community Health at GCU. Her teaching role includes Teaching and Assessment in the Undergraduate Child Health Nursing.
Louise’s research interests are mainly in the fields of anterior eye disease, ocular therapeutics and contact lenses. She has published a number of papers in these fields and has co-authored a book chapter on dry eye disease.
Department of Social Sciences, Media and Journalism
Abhishek Mandal completed his Bachelors in Optometry from University of Technology, Kolkata and went on for his Masters in Optometry from BVU Medical College, Pune, India.
I was awarded my PhD in Molecular Virology at the Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick before taking up a Royal Society European Fellowship at the Institute of Virology, Würzburg, Germany.
I qualified as a Registered General Nurse in 1992, following which I undertook further study and graduated with a BSc in Health Studies in 1998.
Dr Kareena McAloney-Kocaman holds a BSc (Hons) Social Psychology from the University of Ulster, a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Care Ethics and Law from the University of Manchester, and a PhD in Social Psychology from the University of Ulster.
Dr Jacqueline McCallum is the Acting Head of Department in the School of Health and Life Sciences within the department of Nursing and Community Health. Jacqueline has worked in education since 2000 and joined GCU in 2005.
Tom McCarron is a Lecturer in Physiotherapy having worked as a clinician within the NHS and private practice specialising in the assessment and treatment of neuromusculoskeletal conditions.
My research spans social, cognitive and biological psychology.
Doreen is a physiotherapist with a specialist interest and knowledge of pelvic floor dysfunction.
Sheila McCluskey is a lecturer in the School of Health and Life Sciences at Glasgow Caledonian University. She is a nurse and midwife with a special interest in multidisciplinary working as well as midwifery and neonatal care.
I am one of two Programme Administrators for the Occupational Therapy programmes, working Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Jamie completed his undergraduate studies in 1998 at GCU followed by a postgraduate degree at the University of Stirling.
Evelyn is a Senior Lecturer in the department of Nursing and Community Health.
Isla is a PhD student at GCU, currently employed by NHS GG&C and seconded to GCU for three years in Clinical Academic Learning Disability Nursing.
After completing undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in physiology and sports science from the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde, Jane undertook a doctorate in sport psychology.
Rachel obtained her Diploma in British Orthoptics from The Queens College, Glasgow in 1992. She has a BSc (Hons) in Health Studies from Glasgow Caledonian University and a Masters in Health Studies obtained in 2005.
I joined Psychology in 1996 and took over as Programme Leader for BSc / BSc Hons Psychology in September 2007.
Prior to becoming a lecturer at GCU’s School of Health and Life Sciences, David held a variety of posts in Glasgow and North Lanarkshire, working mainly with young people and their families.
Laura's undergraduate psychology degree and masters in research has led her to have a great interest in visual perception, neuropsychology and applied clinical research.
My clinical background is primarily in adult community mental health working with people who experience severe and enduring conditions, such as Psychosis and Bi-Polar Disorder.
Joanna was awarded her PhD in Psychology from the University of Stirling in 2004. She is now a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Glasgow Caledonian University.
Andrew is a part-time Clinical Academic Research Fellow in the Dept of Nursing & Community Health and started in August 2015.
I am a Chartered Health Psychologist and lecturer in Biopsychology at Glasgow Caledonian University.
A qualified Optometrist, McTrusty's main areas of interest are visual fields, myopia and OCT.
A Nurse Researcher with the Safeguarding Health through Infection Prevention (SHIP) team.
The Caring Together Programme is a partnership between the British Heart Foundation, Marie Curie Cancer Care, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, and Glasgow Caledonian University.
Fiona Moffat is a lecturer in Physiotherapy and practising physiotherapist.
I work as a Clinical Placement Tutor on both the BSc (Hon) Human Nutrition and Dietetics, and Postgraduate Diploma in Dietetics programmes.
Sheila studied Psychology as an undergraduate both at Glasgow University and GCU, and obtained her PhD at Strathclyde University.
Rachel completed her Psychology studies at QUB obtaining a BPS award for her dissertation and a European scholarship award to complete her MSc Occupational Psychology.
Emma-Jane specialised in musculoskeletal physiotherapy after graduating from Manchester University in 2002. She went on to work initially in the NHS and then full time in professional sport, including International level Tennis, Rugby, Hockey and Netball.
John Murray worked as a nurse within the UK’s National Health Service from 1979 till 2004 when he joined the Adult Nursing team at Glasgow Caledonian University.
I have been at Glasgow Caledonian since 1995 having moved from Glasgow University where I did my PhD and 5 years as a post doctoral researcher.
I work Tuesdays to Fridays with my time split between CPD and Placements activities.
Valerie worked as a registered nurse and Emergency Nurse Practitioner with the Emergency Department at Glasgow Royal Infirmary until joining GCU in 2002.
Studies of neuromuscular physiology in humans - A study of the effects of non noxious cutaneous stimulation, such as brushing, on muscle tone, in neurologically normal subjects (with Dr L. Wood).
Lorna Nimmo is Programme Lead for the MSc Diagnostic Imaging Programme and a lecturer in Diagnostic Imaging at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).
Nadia qualified as an Orthoptist in 1989 from Queen’s College Glasgow with distinction.
Dr Rosaleen O'Brien is a medical sociologist with a particular interest in qualitative methods and their application to health research.
I graduated from the University of Glasgow with an Honours degree in Immunology after which I began a Trainee Biomedical Scientist position in Pathology at Glasgow Royal Infirmary.
Beverley is a PhD research student who is currently conducting research into associations between biomechanical and activity-based parameters and forefoot ulceration in individuals with diabetes and neuropathy.
Deborah joined Caledonian University in 2006, undertaking a variety of roles until taking up the post of Academic Development Tutor in 2012.
Katherine is a lecturer in Vision Sciences and has been at Glasgow Caledonian University since 1992.
Fani is a Chartered and HCPC Registered Counselling Psychologist. She works part-time for GCU as an Associate Lecturer and Placement Tutor for the Doctorate in Counselling Psychology (D.Psych).
Wendy is a Lecturer in Psychology and was awarded her PhD in October 2015.
I was appointed as Lecturer in Biological Sciences within the Department of Life Sciences in October 2011.
Dr Pierotti received his Ph.D. at the MRC Brain Metabolism Unit (University of Edinburgh) where he worked on neuropeptide processing.
Dr Lesley Price is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Nursing and Community Health and Deputy Lead for the Healthcare Associated Infection Research Team.
Danny’s background is in physics and electronics. Danny has worked with a number of Allied Health Professional and clinical staff for many years developing instrumentation and measurement techniques.
Lectures on ophthalmic lenses, geometrical and visual optics labs for dispensing opticians (for BSc in Ophthalmic Dispensing).
Professor Jacqui Reilly has a joint appointment between the NHS and GCU.
Sarah qualified as registered nurse in 1991 from Forth Valley College of Nursing and Midwifery and has worked within a variety of orthopaedic settings.
Fiona trained as a registered nurse at Glasgow Western and Gartnavel Hospitals in 1983.
Sandra is a graduate from Glasgow School of Occupational Therapy.
I originally gained qualifications in general nursing, midwifery and health visiting, and was employed in clinical practice in these areas until 2001.
Prior to joining the Occupational Therapy teaching team in August 2010, Geraldine was employed with Central and Northwest London Foundation Trust.
After graduating from Glasgow University, in 1994, Ingrid followed a career in intensive-care nursing, in hospitals around the UK and Australia.
PhD working title: Epidemiological study of the association between alcohol consumption and liver disease among persons with chronic hepatitis C virus infection in the UK
Supervisors: Professor Sharon Hutchinson, Professor David Goldberg, Dr Carol Emslie
Kathryn Savage is a lecturer in Physiotherapy.
Birgit's background is Developmental Psychology, having completed a PhD on children's peer group interactions.
Professor Scobie is involved in teaching on the Biomedical Science and Microbiology programmes.
Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy
Dirk’s current research interests include changes in the quality of the retinal image before and after the onset of myopia, size and blur perception in different refractive groups.
Qualified as a physiotherapist in 2010, Ceri's PhD research involves the characterisation of free-living physical activity patterns in school children and the validation of a new activity monitor in measuring physical activity in adults and children.
Nicole graduated from the University of Strathclyde in 2007 and has been working in clinical research since this time.
Dr Shiv Shanmugam's specialisms are in upper limb function in neurological patients, physical activity and health, and education: enhancing student learning, teaching, assessment and feedback.
I am primarily interested in the relationship between evolution of the endocrine system and its relationship to complex social behaviour in human females.
My areas of expertise, in pharmacology, vascular biology and haemostasis, underlie my teaching which include general pharmacology, vascular pharmacology, the pathophysiology and pharmacological management of myocardial infarction and heart failure.
Lynn Sheridan worked in social work for several years before taking up a teaching role at GCU. This work included child care/protection social work, management of staff in the residential sector and childcare social work in both England and Scotland.
Prof Simmers has published extensively in the field of amblyopia and the psychophysical assessment of visual function,
Liz joined GCU in September 2003 from the NHS, having worked in Acute Medicine and Coronary Care and laterally, as a Resuscitation Officer.
Professor Skelton is an exercise physiologist.
Wendy joined the Podiatry teaching team at Glasgow Caledonian University in 2008. Prior to this she worked as a clinician in the NHS and was responsible for developing the service provision for a range of high risk patient groups.
Margaret Spalding is a Lecturer in Therapeutic Radiography and has worked as a clinical radiographer in the Beatson Oncology Centre in Glasgow.
Janice received her PhD from the Open University while working as a clinical scientist at the Central Public Health Laboratory, Colindale, London (now part of Public Health England) investigating the pathogenicity of enteroaggregative E. coli (EAEC).
Ben currently leads the Active Living Research Group in the Institute for Applied Health Research with a focus on the development of methods for measuring physical activity and sedentary behaviour.
Martijn Steultjens is Professor of Professor of Musculoskeletal Health.
I am a registered adult nurse with over 20 years of nursing experience in both acute and community settings.
Dr Niall Strang is the Subject Lead in Vision Science area at Glasgow Caledonian Univeristy.
I graduated in Applied Biosciences with specialism in Microbiology from Glasgow Caledonian University in 2000 and subsequently undertook a PhD in Microbiology at GCU working with Dr Alastair Sutherland on Bacillus cereus emetic toxin.
Allan is a Lecturer in Podiatry in the Department of Psychology and Allied Health Sciences. He qualified as a Podiatrist in 1999 with a BSc(Hons) in Podiatric Medicine from Glasgow Caledonian University.
Karen has a background in Psychology but has worked in a number of roles at GCU since beginning her career in 1996 as a psychology lecture for nurses.
Katie is an Occupational Therapy Lecturer and Admissions Tutor for the MSc Occupational Therapy (pre-registration programme).
PhD working title: The acceptability and feasibility of a parenting intervention for female offenders who have a history of substance misuse.
Supervisors: Dr Kerri McPherson, Professor Liz Gilchrist & Dr Carol Emslie
Frederike van Wijck is Professor in Neurological Rehabilitation at the School for Health and Life Sciences at GCU.
Glyn Walsh is a senior lecturer in Life Sciences, and teaches on all of the eye-care suite of programmes.
I am the subject lead for Biomedical Science in the Department of Life Sciences.
Yvonne qualified as Diagnostic Radiographer in 1996 from Keele University, and has worked at Mayday Hospital, Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital, and Monklands Hospital as a Superintendent Radiographer (CT Scanning).
Stephen Webb is Deputy Director of Centre for Living and Professor of Social Work at Glasgow Caledonian University in Scotland.
Dr Amanda Weir joined Glasgow Caledonian University in May 2013 as a Statistician working primarily in the area of blood borne viruses.
Principal research interests in diabetes, vascular disease, wound management, pharmacology and anxiety and depression in chronic conditions.
Kirsty achieved a BSc (hons) Psychology and an MSc in Research Methods: Child Development at Stirling University, and has now embarked on her PhD journey at GCU.
I graduated in Physiology from Glasgow University in 1981 and subsequently undertook a PhD in Physiology at Glasgow working with Bill Ferrell on pressure-volume relationships in joints and their effects on the discharge of articular mechanoreceptors.
Professor Jim Woodburn was trained in podiatry, biomechanics and arthritis in Edinburgh, Leeds and the National Institutes of Health and University of Pennsylvania in the USA.
Catherine is a cell biologist with research interests in wound healing, focusing on the role of gap junctions, and the influence of diabetes, ischaemia and fibrosis.