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Miss Alice Inman
Lecturer in Global Health
Peninsula Medical School (Faculty of Health)
I am lecturer within the postgraduate team at the University of Plymouth Peninsula Medical School. I am the module lead for two modules on our MSc Global Health; Global Health, and Leadership and Innovation in Practice.
I have a clinical background as a Chartered Physiotherapist and have travelled and worked in Low and Middle income countries through out my clinical career. I have been based in Higher Education since 2015 and am passionate about supporting others in their knowledge, understanding and experiences of being a healthcare professional overseas. I work clinically as an extended scope physiotherapist with the charity Future Health Africa, who are a member of the University's Global Health Collaborative. I continue my clinical practice in the UK at the Fay Pedler clinic specialising in musculoskeletal physiotherapy.
I am a Senior Fellow of Advance HE and a network lead for the Advanced HE connect group 'Authentic Learning for Global Citizenship'
Member of Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (MCSP)
Roles on external bodies
Lead Physiotherapist and Academic Link Future Health Africa
Training Coordinator THET
I also facilitate small group work within the BMBS programme.
Staff serving as external examiners
I have served as an external validator for the MSc Global Health at the University of Winchester. ( due to start September 2021)
Global Health Education
Key publications are highlightedJournals
Walpole, S.C., Mortimer, F., Inman, A.C., Braithwaite, I., Thompson, T. (2015) Explor-ing emerging learning needs: A UK-wide consultation on environmental sustainabilitylearning objectives for medical education. International Journal of Medical Education6: 191-200
Thompson, T., Walpole, S., Braithwaite, I., Inman, A,. Barna, S., Mortimer, F. (2014)Learning outcomes for sustainable health care. Lancet 384 (9958): 1924-1925
Advanced HE Teaching and Learning Conference 2.7. 2019. "Locally Global" - Immersive teaching of global health in a local context.
Inman, A., Barna, S., Thompson, T., Walpole, S., Braithwaite, I., Mortimer, F. (2014)Collaborative Curriculum Development: Preparing medical students to lead a sustainable healthcare system. Poster. HEA Awards, Disseminating Innovative Practice 1.5.14
Inman, A. (2013) In Perspective – Cold Comfort. Frontline 19(5) www.csp.org.uk/frontline/article/perspective-cold-comfort
University of Plymouth International Global Health Conference: Reciprocal Benefits of Global Health Partnerships. 24th May 2019
Other academic activities
I have previously worked as a lecturer/ module lead with The Learning Institute on their Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care. I was the module lead for the 30 credit Level 5 Applied Biology module and short listed for a STAR award by the students in 2017.
I am an avid outdoors enthusiast. When not am work and probably to be found out on the sea in my little blue boat, or walking my dog on Dartmoor.
I continue as the lead physiotherapist for Future Health Africa and love volunteering my skills in Kenya.