Meet the academic and support staff of the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice

Senior Leadership Team

  • Heather Bain

    Heather Bain

    Dr Heather Bain is the Academic Strategic Lead: Academic Programmes within the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Neil Johnson

    Neil Johnson

    Dr Neil Johnson is the Academic Strategic Lead for Student Experience and Enhancement, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice.  

  • Catriona Kennedy

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    Catriona Kennedy is the Queens Nursing Institute Professor of Community Nursing in the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice at Robert Gordon University. Her particular areas of responsibility are around building research capacity and capability with a particular focus on contributing to building a submission for REF 2020/21.  

  • Christine Lauterbach

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    Christine is school administration manager in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Sheelagh Martindale

    Sheelagh Martindale

    Dr Sheelagh Martindale is the School’s Head of Commercialisation and Internationalisation.  

  • Ian Murray

    Prof. Ian Murray

    Ian is the Head of School and an enthusiastic supporter of inclusive and participative leadership and management.  

  • Nursing Staff

  • Violet Adams

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    Violet is a lecturer in the area of Nursing and is involved in teaching of Medical Nursing, Surgical Nursing and The Arts and Humanities in Health and Social Care Context.  

  • Katie Anderson

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    Katie is a Lecturer in Children and Young People’s Nursing in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Fiona Baguley

    Fiona Baguely

    Fiona is a lecturer in Community/Public Health in the School of Nursing and Midwifery. She is also the Course Lead for the Adult field of nursing in the BNursing/ BNursing (Hons) Programme.  

  • Debbie Banks

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    Debbie is Academic Team Lead for Mental Health Nursing in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Katie Baxter

    Katie Baxter

    Katie is a Nursing Lecturer at the School of Nursing & Midwifery.  

  • Lynda Bruce

    Lynda Bruce

    Lynda is a lecturer within the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • John Clarke

    John Clarke

    John is a Nursing Lecturer at the School of Nursing & Midwifery.  

  • Jennifer Cowie

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    Jennifer is Stage 1 Lead for Pre-Registration Nursing and Module Lead for the Mentor Preparation Programme.  

  • Fiona Culligan

    Fiona Culligan

    Fiona is a Lecturer at the school and is currently involved in a research project investigating the use of digital footage of clinical simulation using Sim Man and its effect upon student perception of clinical performance post simulation.  

  • Muriel Dempsie

    Muriel Dempsie

    Muriel is a lecturer for Practice Learning in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Pauline Donaldson

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    Pauline is a Lecturer in Children and Young People’s Nursing in the School.  

  • Jennifer Elliott

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    Jennifer is a lecturer in Adult Nursing within the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Isla Fairley

    Isla Fairley

    Isla is Academic Team Lead for Practice Learning in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Gill Fenwick

    Gill Fenwick

    Gill is an Adult Nurse Lecturer with a background in Oncology. Her main role within the School is supporting students in practice.  

  • Kate Goodhand

    Kate Goodhand

    Kate is an Adult nurse lecturer with a background in elderly medical care and management of the hospital at night. She has a keen interest in clinical skills and simulation.  

  • Emma Hay-Higgins

    Emma Hay-Higgins

    Emma is an adult lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Louise Henderson

    Louise Henderson

    Louise is a Lecturer in Adult Nursing delivering teaching across the pre and post registration portfolio of programmes.  

  • Billy Jackson

    Billy Jackson

    Billy is a Lecturer in the Occupational Health team within the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Carol Jackson

    Carol Jackson

    Carol is a Nursing Lecturer at the School of Nursing & Midwifery.  

  • Pamela Kirkpatrick

    Pamela Kirkpatrick

    Academic Lead for Internationalisation (Senior Lecturer)  

  • Lauren Kydd

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    Lauren has been working as a lecturer at the School of Nursing and Midwifery since 2013. Lauren works part-time – Thursdays and Fridays.  

  • Siew Lee

    Siew is a Lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Robert Gordon University.  

  • Richard Leece

    Richard Leece

    Richard is a lecturer at the School of Nursing & Midwifery.  

  • Jacqueline Leith

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    Jackie is Academic Team Lead for Undergraduate Nursing in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Graham Macaulay

    Graham Macaulay

    Graham is a lecturer in Advanced Clinical Practice at the School of Nursing & Midwifery.  

  • Scott Macpherson

    Scott Macpherson

    Scott is a Lecturer in Mental Health and Well-being in the School of Nursing & Midwifery. He is also the European Link Teacher for Norway.  

  • Jane Mair

    Jane Mair

    Lecturer in adult nursing, route lead for district nursing  

  • Jane Ross McBey

    Jane McBey

    Jane is a Lecturer for both pre- and post-registration Nursing programmes and is currently developing a rolling programme for post-registration Renal Nursing across the UK. She is interested in clinical skills development and researched the use of a Personal Response System for the undergraduate programme that was developed for NET 2012.  

  • Natalie McDonald

    Natalie Mcdonald

    Natalie Mcdonald is a Lecturer within the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Alison McIntosh

    Alison McIntosh

    Alison is a lecturer in Adult Nursing in the School.  

  • Kira Milne

    Kira Milne

    Kira is a Lecturer in Occupational Health Nursing in the School.  

  • Mary Munro

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    Mary is a lecturer in Mental Health Nursing in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Zoi Papadatou

    Zoi Papadatou

    Zoi is a Lecturer in Adult Nursing in the School of Nursing and Midwifery. She is also an associate lecturer for the BSc Occupational Health course.  

  • Sarah Riddell

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    Sarah is a CYP Nurse Lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Billy Ridler

    Billy Riddler

    Billy is a Lecturer in Mental Health nursing and a member of the practice education team within the School. Billy is also the current Course Lead for the BNursing – Mental Health programme.  

  • Claire Savage

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    Claire is a lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Cameron Smith

    Cameron Smith

    Cameron is a lecturer in Adult Nursing in the School.  

  • Audrey Stephen

    Audrey Stephen

    Audrey is a lecturer in the School, contributing mainly to the Masters Advancing Nursing Practice programme.  

  • Matthew Sunter

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    Matthew is a Lecturer in Adult Nursing with a background in District nursing, Tissue Viability and Independent Nurse Prescribing.  

  • Donald Todd

    Donald Todd

    Donald is Academic Team Lead for Children and Young People’s (CYP) Nursing and Academic Team Lead Commercialisation in the School.  

  • Dan Warrender

    Dan Warrender

    Dan is a Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Katrina Whittingham

    Katrina Whittingham

    Katrina is a lecturer in Adult Nursing in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Helene Widmer

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    Helene is a lecturer in the School  

  • Jill Will

    Jill Will

    Jill is a lecturer within the school of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Deborah Wilson

    Debbie Wilson

    Debbie is a Lecturer in Health Visiting in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Fiona Work

    Fiona Work

    Fiona has been at RGU since 2000, although she has since May 2014, been a Senior Lecturer in eLearning and Innovation,, Course Leader for Postgraduate Certificate Learning, Teaching and Assessment (Nursing and Midwifery), Teaching Fellow and Senior Fellow of the HEA.  

  • Midwifery Staff

  • Fiona Gibb

    Fiona Gibb

    Fiona is Academic Team Lead for Midwifery in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Maria Velo Higueras

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    Maria is a midwifery lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Sarah Humphrey

    Sarah Humprey

    Sarah is a midwifery lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery. Sarah is also the Course Lead for the BMidwifery Programme.  

  • Annie Lau

    Annie Lau

    Dr Lau is a lecturer in Midwifery at the School, whose interests include antenatal and postpartum care, interprofessional learning and health promotion.  

  • Andrea Lawrie

    Andrea Lawrie

    Andrea is a midwifery lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Jo Lironi

    Joanne Lironi

    Jo is Lecturer in Midwifery in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Mo Tabib

    Mo Tabib

    Mo is a lecturer with research interest of Midwifery at the School of Nursing & Midwifery.  

  • Stevie Walsh

    Stevie Walsh

    Stevie is a Midwifery Lecturer at the School of Nursing & Midwifery.  

  • Paramedic Staff

  • James Brogan

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    James is the Academic Team Lead – Paramedic Practice within the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice.  

  • Melissa Doyle

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    Melissa is Lecturer in the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice.  

  • Gordon Riley

    Gordon Riley

    Gordon is an adult lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Research Staff

  • Nick Adams

    Nick Adams

    Dr Adams is a Research Fellow working at School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice. He is an interdisciplinary researcher with a background in Psychology and Sociology.  

  • Abodunrin Quadri Aminu

    Abodunrin Aminu

    Dr Abodunrin Aminu is an Early Stage Researcher currently appointed within the School of Nursing & Midwifery as part of the Euro-Ageism consortium funded by European Union Horizon 2020 ITN under the Marie Sklodowska Curie grant.  

  • Lola Casal-Sanchez

    Lola Casal Sanchez

    Lola is an Early Stage Researcher and a PhD student in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Flora Douglas

    Flora Douglas

    Flora Douglas is a Reader and the Post Graduate Research Degrees Coordinator in the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice.  

  • Aileen Grant

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    Aileen is a Senior Research Fellow in the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice.  

  • Catriona Kennedy

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    Catriona Kennedy is the Queens Nursing Institute Professor of Community Nursing in the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice at Robert Gordon University. Her particular areas of responsibility are around building research capacity and capability with a particular focus on contributing to building a submission for REF 2020/21.  

  • Angela Kydd

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    Joint appointment at the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice at Robert Gordon University and NHS Grampian. Main role is to support a research culture within both RGU and NHSG and to increase research capability and capacity of staff within RGU and NHSG.  

  • Emma MacIver

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    Emma is a Research Fellow in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Heather Nicolson

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    Heather is the Senior Clerical Assistant for Research & Commercialisation in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Nicola Torrance

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    Dr Nicola Torrance is a Senior Research Fellow within the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Professional Support Staff

  • Joan Anderson

    Joan Anderson

    Joan is an assistant administrator in the Professional Development Administration Team, providing administrative support for the MSc Advancing Nursing Practice programme for District Nursing, Health Visiting & School Nursing and a selection of Continuing Professional Development stand- alone modules.  

  • Danielle Campbell

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    Danielle is a receptionist in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Tracey Connon

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    Tracey is an Administration Assistant in the Professional Development Administration Team providing administrative support for Continuing Professional Development modules.  

  • Maureen Cooper

    Maureen Cooper

    Maureen is an Assistant Administrator based in the Head of School Office and provides administrative support with School Finance, Staff Travel and Student Placement Expenses.  

  • Ela Danilowska

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    Clerical Assistant, Practice Learning Team  

  • Renate Dorfi

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    Renate is an Assistant Administrator for the Practice Learning Team in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Angela Douglas

    Angela Douglas

    Angela is the Teaching Materials editor and is involved in proof-reading, editing and preparation of online teaching materials for publication on virtual learning environment.  

  • Gemma Farrant

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    Gemma is an administrative assistant in the Professional Development Administration Team providing administrative support for a selection of Continuing Professional Development modules.  

  • Greg Hanson

    Greg Hanson

    Part of eLearning team working to develop online resources for School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Arlene Jopp

    Arlene Jopp

    Course Administrator / Team Leader, Professional Development Team  

  • Elizabeth Law

    Elizabeth Law

    Elizabeth is the Student Placement Learning Administrator for all nursing and midwifery students.  

  • Fiona Logie

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    Fiona is the Clinical Skills Centre Business Manager in the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice.  

  • Errol S. Luders

    Errol S. Luders

    Errol is an online learning developer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery. Errol's role includes supporting students in the use of CampusMoodle, Virtual Town, multimedia, social media and online content developments.  

  • Dianne Malcolm

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    Dianne is Assistant Administrator in the School.  

  • Carol-Ann McKerron

    Carol-Ann McKerron

    Carol is an administrative assistant in the Registry & Records Team providing support with Student Placement Timesheets and Employment Vacancy References.  

  • Rahul Oza

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    Rahul is an eLearning Adviser within the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Pamela Rebecca

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    Pamela provides assistance to the Midwifery, and Mentor Preparation Programme, teams and is responsible for the administration of the pre-registration exams and Stage 1 and Midwifery module assessments.  

  • Jon Reid

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  • Anna Sharkey

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    Anna is Assistant Administrator in the Registry and Records Department of the School.  

  • Lauren Ruth Stoker

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    Clerical Assistant and Typist, Pre-Registration Team  

  • Lynne Strachan

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    Lynne is the Assistant Administrator for pre-registration courses in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Jenny Tweedie

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    Jenny is Secretary/PA to Head of School within the School of Nursing and Midwifery.  

  • Marina Veitch

    Marina Veitch

    Course Administrator, Pre-Registration Team  

  • Julie Yackiminie

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    Administrator, Registry and Records Department