Senior Lecturer in Medical Ethics and Law, St George's, University of London

I am a Senior Lecturer in Medical Ethics and Law at St George's, University of London. I have studied medicine, philosophy and medical education and I have completed a PhD in Law. My current research interests span global health ethics and law, public health ethics and law, and the use of novel e-Learning materials in the teaching and assessment of healthcare ethics and law. I am the Secretary of the Institute of Medical Ethics (IME) and I am also the Chair of the IME Research Committee and a member of the IME Education Committee.I am also a member of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics Research Department and the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics International Forum of Teachers. Since 2010 I have been an ex officio member of the St George's Clinical Ethics Committee and since 2014 I have been a Fellow of The Higher Education Academy. I am deeply committed to the idea that academics should engage with the public and I regularly give media interviews in English and Welsh.

Experience

  • 2014–present
    Senior Lecturer , St George's, University of London
  • 2009–2014
    Lecturer, St George's, University of London

Education

  • 2013 
    King's College London, University of London, PhD (Law)
  • 2013 
    St George's, University of London, PG Cert (Healthcare and Biomedical Education)
  • 2008 
    University College London, University of London, MA (Philosophy)
  • 2007 
    Birkbeck College London, University of London, Diploma (Philosophy)
  • 2005 
    Bart’s and the London School of Medicine, Queen Mary, University of London, MBBS (Medicine)
  • 2004 
    King's College London, University of London , BSc (Philosophy with Basic Medical Science)

Publications

  • 2014
    Is there a case for mandating influenza vaccination in healthcare workers? (with Iqbal & Breathnach), Anaesthesia
  • 2013
    Ethico-legal Considerations of Teaching. (with Dr R. Iqbal), Continuing EducationContinuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain
  • 2013
    Reply to Hidalgo’s ‘The Active Recruitment of Health Worker: A Defence’., Journal of Medical Ethics
  • 2012
    Using Virtual Patients to Teach Medical Ethics, Medical Law and Medical Professionalism. (with multiple authors) , Medical Teacher
  • 2012
    Maternal Confidentiality: An Ethical, Professional and Legal Duty. (with Dr. R. Iqbal), Journal of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Medicine
  • 2012
    Liberty or Death; Don’t Tread On Me. (with Dr. J. Spicer), Journal of Medical Ethics
  • 2012
    Ethical Virtual Patients. (with multiple authors), MedEdWorld Papers
  • 2011
    Responsibility for Research, Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Applied Ethics
  • 2010
    Ancillary Care Duties: The Demands of Justice, Journal of Medical Ethics
  • 2009
    Tobacco Regulation: Autonomy Up in Smoke? (with Mr. C. Agule), Journal of Medical Ethics
  • 2008
    Adding Insult to Injury – The Health Care Brain Drain, Journal of Medical Ethics

Grants and Contracts

  • 2013
    G4.5 (Ethical Virtual Patient Project)
    Role:
    Chief Subject Matter Expert
    Funding Source:
    JISC