Kim’s background is in nursing, midwifery and education, with over 26 years in education; spending the last 16 years at Keele University. Kim has worked in the School of Nursing and Midwifery where she taught on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at pre and post-registration levels. She is very experienced in the curriculum development of professional programmes and working with professional regulators and stakeholders; she has also had experience as an External Examiner. Within the School of Nursing and Midwifery, she held the roles of Programme Lead, School Assessment and Examinations Lead, Deputy for Learning and Teaching and Director of Education. Kim is now the Director of Education for the School of Medicine where she has strategic oversight, leadership, and management of the School’s wide range of education programmes. She is the Deputy Chair of the University

Academic Appeals Committee (VC nominee) and Member of the University Academic Misconduct Panel. Kim has been involved in a number of educational developments within the University and is a member of the University Internal Quality Audit panels and Programme Review and Validation panels.

Research and scholarship

Kim’s research interests are in authentic assessment and practice readiness.


Kim is a very experienced teacher with a particular focus on professional education.

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