14th December 2005
NEW PROFESSOR OF NURSING APPOINTED
Dr Sara Owen will teach the BSc Nursing degree programme launched at the university’s Brayford Pool campus in September this year.
Dr Owen first trained as a general nurse (SRN) at Guy’s Hospital, London; then as an oncology nurse at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London; and finally as a mental health nurse (RMN) at the city’s Bethlem and Maudsley Hospitals.
as a nurse teacher at
she has worked as a nurse tutor at the Bethlem and
She has considerable teaching and course management experience including: running the mental health branch of the Bachelor of Nursing programme and the second year of the MSc in Health Policy and Organisation and developing the graduate primary care mental health workers course at Nottingham.
completed her PhD in 1999 in the Division of Psychiatry at
Since 2002 she has secured 11 research grants; published 10 peer-reviewed papers, six academic research reports and one book chapter; and presented papers or posters at seven national and international conferences.
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Kate Strawson, Assistant Press Officer
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