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Research Profile

Mrs Kirsty

Senior Lecturer - Primary Healthcare

Faculty of Health, Education and Society

  • Kirsty Mason has been a Programme Leader of Masters Level Courses in the School of Health for numerous years and has 13 years’ experience of working as a Senior Lecturer in Public Health. She holds a first class honours degree in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing. Prior to working in academia Kirsty worked as a Specialist Public Health Practitioner within Primary Care and has extensive experience of working with individuals, families and communities to improve their health and wellbeing. Kirsty is interested in teaching Public Health and Health Promotion, her MSc focused on Public Health within the field of Primary Health Care and was gained from the University of Warwick. Kirsty holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Education from the University of Dundee and is a Fellow of the Higher Teaching Academy and is a member of the Academy for Medical Educators.

  • MSc Public Health

    Teaching on the following modules:

    • Leading Public Health Practice
    • Principles and Perspectives of Health Promotion
    • Voluntary Sector Placement
  • Kirsty has a keen interest in undertaking research using a phenomenological approach, her recent research activity includes researching non-medical prescribing in public health and how Children’s Centres enhance health outcomes for families. She enjoys supervising Public Health Masters Dissertations.