Values Based Interprofessional Education and Practice Current Members

NamePosition/Role and Perspective
Ali YildremSpeech and language therapist and a doctoral student at De Montfort University, working in the field of IPE and interprofessional collaborating practice.
Ann EwensDean of Health and Social care, Staffordshire University. Past Head of Department in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at Oxford Brookes University. Ann has been a CAIPE member since 1993 she has served 2 terms on the Board of Trustees and is currently the CAIPE Company Secretary.
Anna BergqvistPhilosopher at Manchester Metropolitan and Oxford and Lead for the Theory Network in the Collaborating Centre; working on values and their roles in health care
Ashok HandaVascular surgeon in Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences and Tutor for Surgery; Co-Director of the Collaborating Centre and Lead for the VB Surgical Care programme
Bill FulfordPhilosopher and psychiatrist at Oxford and Director of the Collaborating Centre
Bongi SibandaAcademic Advanced Nurse Practitioner and Independent Healthcare Consultant. Currently doctoral candidate at Queen's University Belfast
Clair MerrimanClair is Principal Lecturer for Professional Practice Skills. Clair is a registered nurse and is also currently undertaking her PhD
Claire Hough Pharmacist and lecturer in clinical pharmacy practice at the University of Hertfordshire
Clare ButlerClare is Programme Lead for Advanced Practice in the Dept. of Nursing.
Dr Liz WestcottLiz is currently Department Head for Nursing. She is a member of CAIPE and has served 2 terms on the Board of Trustees.
Ed PeileFellow of the Academy of Medical Educators; working with Ashok Handa and Bill Fulford on training materials on VBP for front line staff
Elizabeth HowkinsPast member of the CAIPE executive group and treasurer, she is a past Chair of CAIPE , is an Honorary Fellow of the University of Reading and an educational consultant.
Georgette EatonSpecialist Paramedic and Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science at Oxford Brookes University and Research lead for the Department of Psychology, Health and Professional Development.
Helen WinterConsultant medical oncologist in Oxford working with Ashok Handa on MDT training for medical students
Helena Low
Jenny FordWorked first as a speech and language therapist specialising in children with special education needs, more recently Principal Lecturer in speech and Language Therapy and Operational IPE Lead in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, De Montfort University, Leicester until 2016. Currently CAIPE Executive group member and chair of CAIPE student and service user groups.
Juliet BostwickJuliet is Programme Lead for Nursing in the Dept. of Nursing. Juliet is a registered nurse and is currently undertaking her EdD.
Keivan AhmadiSenior Lecturer at the School of Pharmacy, College of Science, University of Lincoln. A pharmacist with a master degree in Clinical Pharmacy and holds a PhD. He sees the future of healthcare through the wide angled lenses of values-based education & interprofessional learning.
Laura ChalmersStrategic lead for the department for Collaborative Practice and Interprofessional Learning at Robert Gordon University, main focus on collaborative practice in health and social care. Laura is leading the integration of collaborative practice in all schools within Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, undergraduate and social care courses.
Laura MachinCurriculum lead for professional practice, values and ethics at Lancaster Medical School. As part of setting up the medical school, Laura has designed and delivered a range of interpro opportunities around ethics, law and professionalism with colleagues infessional learning social work, clinical psychology, paramedicine, and healthcare management.
Lucy Fulford-SmithTrainee surgeon; has worked extensively on the VB Surgical Care programme including developing and delivering training for medical students
Maggie HutchingsAssociate Professor, Head of Education & Professional Practice, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Bournemouth University. CAIPE Board member and CAIPE Vice Chair. An educational practitioner and researcher, leading and supporting innovations in learning, teaching and assessment, with research interests in collaborative and humanising practices for caring and well-being informed by a lifeworld-led humanising philosophy.
Martin HemberSenior Lecturer in Mental health Nursing at UWE Bristol
Maxine FletcherMaxine is currently Department Head for Psychology, Allied Health and Professional Development. Maxine’s back ground is in social work and she is also currently undertaking her EdD
Milika MatitiCo-lead for Inter-professional Education, University of Lincoln; member of CAIPE and of the African Inter-professional Education Network; leading a Collaborative Inter-professional Education Undergraduate joint project between a health trust and Lincoln University
Noreen O’LearyQualified speech and language therapist;PhD candidate - School of Allied Health, University of Limerick
Richard GrayBackground in general practice and medical education. Honorary Faculty Fellow University of Brighton, Past President of General Practice and Primary Health Care Section of Royal Society of Medicine and past CAIPE Chair.
Richard PittChair of CAIPE. Previous Vice Chair of CAIPE, executive group member and previously Assistant Professor, University of Nottingham. 41 years in nursing and education.
Ruby BhattiRuby is currently Chair of the Quality and Safety for Patients Panel. She is also an Associate Hospital Manager for the Mental Health Panel and also sits on the Mental Health Legislative Committee  at the  Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust .  She is a member of the service user and carers panel and also Co -Chair’s the research panel at the University of Bradford.
Sue GibsonFaculty Director of Interprofessional Education, Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) (with responsibility for: health and social care undergraduate, pre-registration and post-graduate programmes, GP training and Associate Physician training); Member of organizing committee of Association of Radiographer Educators (ARE)
Sue Syndica DrummondSue is a senior lecturer in Physiotherapy and is also currently undertaking her PhD
Veryan Richards Lay Representative on the Royal College of Psychiatrists Invited Review Service and Patient Representative on the RCPsych Curricula Revision Working Group; Lay Representative on the HEE Advanced Practice Mental Health Steering Group; Lay Advisory Lead on the TEC Cymru Steering Group.
Vicky MacarthurVicky is Programme Lead for Nursing in the Dept. of Nursing.

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