Samantha Regan de Bere

Academic profile

Dr Samantha Regan de Bere

Lecturer in Medical Humanities (Education)
Peninsula Medical School (Faculty of Health)

The Global Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Samantha's work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

Goal 04: SDG 4 - Quality EducationGoal 05: SDG 5 - Gender EqualityGoal 10: SDG 10 - Reduced InequalitiesGoal 16: SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

About Samantha

Academic Lead for Medical Humanities, Faculty of Health 

Peninsula Medical School Lead for Patient and Public Involvement 
University and College Union (UCU) Representative, University of Plymouth


Supervised Research Degrees

Supervisions in last ten years:

PhD (Director of Studies) The Art and Science of Patient-centred Medicine. Williams, L. Successfully completed
PhD (2nd Supervisor) Exploring the Impacts of Technological Innovation in Education in Oman. Al Hajiri, A. Successfully completed
PhD (Director of Studies) Deconstructing, Contextualising and Assessing Management and Leadership Criteria. Hanks, S. Successfully completed PhD (Second Supervisor) Professional Identity Formation after Remediation: the implications for professional development and clinical practice. Read, J. Current PhD (Director of Studies) Patient and Public Involvement in Mental Health Revalidation: what's the diagnosis? Baines, R. Expired role.


medical humanities; health inequalities, wellbeing and advocacy; patient, service user and community engagement; professionalism and identity; military sociology; medical history, ethics and metaphysics.

Academic Lead for Medical Humanities curriculum; Lead for Patient and Public Involvement; Co-Lead for Foundation Year EBL; Lead for Health Promotion Longitudinal SSU; Academic Consultant to Schwartz Rounds at Derriford Hospital.

Contact Samantha

+44 1752 586904