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Professor Kevin Mackway-Jones

Professor Kevin Mackway-Jones

Director of Postgraduate Medicine

Kevin Mackway-Jones is a Professor of Emergency Medicine here at Manchester Met and a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at the Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI) and the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital.

He’s also the Director of our Postgraduate Medicine provision. Graduating from Balliol College, Oxford, Prof Mackway-Jones became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1987, before training in emergency medicine.

He became Consultant at MRI and a Fellow of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine in 1993. Alongside his roles at Manchester Met and MRI, Prof Mackway-Jones is Chair of the Advanced Life Support Group and Civilian Consultant Advisor to the British Army.

Dr Jenny Caunt

Dr Jenny Caunt

Strategic Lead

Jenny is a Principal Lecturer is Strategic Lead for Postgraduate Medicine. She teaches across the physiotherapy programmes from foundation to PhD level and specialises in respiratory care and physical activity and health.

MSc Sports and Exercise Medicine

Professor Waqar Bhatti Professor Waqar Bhatti

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Professor Michael Callaghan

Michael Callaghan is a Professor of Clinical Physiotherapy at Manchester Met and Head of Physical Therapies at Manchester United FC; his research has created a device called ‘Tap & Go’, which straps to the knee of patients when they are ready to do their rehabilitation exercises from the convenience of their own home. The device aims to tackle the clinical issues that patients currently face after surgery – such as being unable to travel to appointments – by using technology to reduce the need for intensive hospital based physiotherapy

Dr Leon Creaney

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Dr Nick Dobbin

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Sally Hartley

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Smarak Mishra (Programme Leader)

Smarak is a Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy and Programme Co-Lead for Sport and Exercise Medicine. His research interests are in learning technology, international student experience, quantitative gait analysis, leadership and business management and is a student member of the Association of MBA and Chartered Management Institute (CMI, UK)

Professor John Rogers (Theme Lead)

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Cari Thorpe (Programme Leader)

Cari Thorpe is the Programme Lead for the MSc Sports and Exercise Medicine and a Senior Lecturer across our masters Physiotherapy programmes. She specialises in musculoskeletal disorders and has specialist expertise in the assessment and treatment of vestibular disorders. Cari is also the Head of Medical, Sport Science and Performance for the England Touch Rugby Association.

MSc Emergency Medicine

Dr Janos Baombe

Dr Janos Baombe is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Manchester University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and a Visiting Senior Lecturer on our MSc Emergency Medicine course.

Professor Simon Carley (Theme Lead)

Professor Simon Carley MB ChB, PGDip, DipIMC (RCS Ed), FRCS (Ed)(1998), FHEA, FAcadMed, FRCEM, MPhil, MD, PhD is a Visiting Professor of Emergency Medicine at Manchester Metropolitan University and a Consultant in Adult and Paediatric Emergency Medicine at Manchester University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He is the Editor in Chief of the St Emlyn’s blog and podcast, an Education Associate with the General Medical Council and is an Associate Editor for the Emergency Medicine Journal.

Dr Joseph Godfrey

Dr Joseph Godfrey is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Manchester University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and a Visiting Senior Lecturer on our MSc Emergency Medicine course.

Dr Alistair Hayes

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Dr Rachel Jenner

Dr Rachel Jenner graduated from the University of Manchester in 1996 before undertaking postgraduate training in the North West but also in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia. She is currently a Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital and a Visiting Senior Lecturer on our MSc Emergency Medicine course.

Professor Kevin Mackway-Jones

Kevin Mackway-Jones is a Professor of Emergency Medicine here at Manchester Met and a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at the Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI) and the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital.

He’s also the Director of our Postgraduate Medicine provision. Graduating from Balliol College, Oxford, Prof Mackway-Jones became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1987, before training in emergency medicine.

He became Consultant at MRI and a Fellow of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine in 1993. Alongside his roles at Manchester Met and MRI, Prof Mackway-Jones is Chair of the Advanced Life Support Group and Civilian Consultant Advisor to the British Army.

Dr Ali Rameto

Dr Ali Rameto is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Manchester University Hospital Foundation NHS Trust and a Visiting Senior Lecturer on our MSc Emergency Medicine course.

Dr Laith Sultan

Dr Laith Sultan is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Manchester University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and a Visiting Senior Lecturer on our MSc Emergency Medicine course.

Stuart Taylor (Programme Leader)

Stuart is a Senior Lecturer in the Nursing department and Programme Lead for our Emergency Medicine masters programme. He has an extensive clinical and managerial background of over 25 years, predominantly in the field of emergency care. He has held national roles as instructor, course director and steering committee member of the Advanced Trauma Nursing Course for 15 years and has a specialist interest in the management of major and multiple trauma.

MSc Perioperative Medicine

Dr Seema Agarwal

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Dr Dougal Atkinson

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Dr Jenny Caunt (Programme Leader)

Jenny is a Principal Lecturer is Strategic Lead for Postgraduate Medicine. She teaches across the physiotherapy programmes from foundation to PhD level and specialises in respiratory care and physical activity and health.

Dr Mike Charlesworth

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Professor Daniel Conway (Theme Lead)

Professor Daniel Conway is a specialist in Anaesthesia and Critical Care Medicine at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. He will lead on our Perioperative Medicine course starting in September 2020.

Dr Leanne Darwin

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Dr Tina Duff

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Dr Alastair Duncan

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Dr Andy Martin

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Dr Tom Poyser

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MSc Integrated Community Healthcare Leadership

Dr Joanna Bircher

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Dr Alison Lea

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Dr James Matheson

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Dr Sohail Munshi

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Dr Laura Neilson

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Dr John Patterson

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Rachel Spearing (Joint Programme Leader)

Rachel is a Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy and Programme Lead for our Integrated Community Healthcare Leadership programme. She has held Programme Lead positions for a number of masters programmes in the department and is currently the link tutor for our partnership on the BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy programme at Mediterranean College (Athens and Thessaloniki). Rachel has held several clinical posts in the specialities of spinal injury and amputee rehabilitation, general and vascular surgery and has been a physiotherapy lecturer since 1992.

Dr Ruth Thompson

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Professor Ian Watson Professor Ian Watson (Theme Lead and Joint Programme Leader)

Professor Ian Watson is a Visiting Professor with an interest in sport and exercise medicine as well as developing integrated primary healthcare working. He’s also a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners and has a sports medicine and musculoskeletal clinic with Pennine MSK (Musculoskeletal) Partnership.

Professor Watson joined Saddleworth Medical Practice in Oldham as a partner in 1997. Since then, he’s completed qualifications in sport and exercise medicine and become Associate Medical Director at Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust and Director of Primary Care Performance at Pennine MSK Partnership Ltd.

And, Professor Watson has qualifications in outdoor, mountain and wilderness medicine. Which means he advises on medical matters for expeditions and in extreme environments, such as mountaineering and rock climbing.

Masters in Medicine

Professor Francis Fatoye

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Dr Peter Goodwin

Peter Goodwin is a Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy and leads the Research Methods unit across our postgraduate portfolio. Peter’s research interests lie with health-related quality of life, the cost-effectiveness of physiotherapy and rehabilitation in sport. He is an expert reviewer for external funding bodies and a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Sports Science and Medicine.

Dr Sandra Hartley

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Dr Alastair Hayes

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Professor Kevin Mackway-Jones (Theme Lead)

Kevin Mackway-Jones is a Professor of Emergency Medicine here at Manchester Met and a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at the Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI) and the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital.

He’s also the Director of our Postgraduate Medicine provision. Graduating from Balliol College, Oxford, Prof Mackway-Jones became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1987, before training in emergency medicine.

He became Consultant at MRI and a Fellow of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine in 1993. Alongside his roles at Manchester Met and MRI, Prof Mackway-Jones is Chair of the Advanced Life Support Group and Civilian Consultant Advisor to the British Army.

Rachel Spearing (Programme Leader)

Rachel is a Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy and Programme Lead for our Integrated Community Healthcare Leadership programme. She has held Programme Lead positions for a number of masters programmes in the department and is currently the link tutor for our partnership on the BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy programme at Mediterranean College (Athens and Thessaloniki). Rachel has held several clinical posts in the specialities of spinal injury and amputee rehabilitation, general and vascular surgery and has been a physiotherapy lecturer since 1992.

Dr Christopher Wibberley

Christopher is a Principal Lecturer, he has worked in Higher Education for over 20 years in a variety of roles, having previously worked in the health service within health promotion / public health and in education as a science teacher.  Christopher is specifically interested in practice focused research and inquiry.

MMed (Psychiatry)

Dr Seri Abraham

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Professor Nihal Fernando

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Dr Leah Henen

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Dr Sawson Moghazy

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Rachel Spearing (Programme Leader)

Rachel is a Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy and Programme Lead for our Integrated Community Healthcare Leadership programme. She has held Programme Lead positions for a number of masters programmes in the department and is currently the link tutor for our partnership on the BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy programme at Mediterranean College (Athens and Thessaloniki). Rachel has held several clinical posts in the specialities of spinal injury and amputee rehabilitation, general and vascular surgery and has been a physiotherapy lecturer since 1992.

I've been taught by and interacted with team doctors and physiotherapists from top Premier League Football Clubs. This has enabled me to understand real and practical perspectives on sport and exercise medicine within a professional environment.

Jimi Osinaike

MSc Sport and Exercise Medicine