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Staff profiles

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  • Helen Jenkins

    Associate Professor/Head of Department for Speech and Language Therapy

    Helen is a Speech and Language Therapist with a track record of teaching, clinical practice and research in human communication. Her current role includes leading and coordinating the work of the Speech and Language Therapy, Dietetics and Rehabilitation Work (Visual Impairment) Department. This involves the day to day...

  • Michelle Lofthouse

    Senior Lecturer/Placement Coordinator in Rehabilitation Work

    Michelle qualified as a rehabilitation worker (visual impairment) at Birmingham City University in 2012. Becoming a visiting a visiting teacher from 2013, and permanent member of staff in 2019. Since qualifying, Michelle has worked as a qualified rehabilitation worker in local authority and charity settings. This included...

  • Victoria Lundie

    Senior Lecturer and Programme Lead for BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Therapy

    Victoria has been a part of the SLT teaching team at BCU since 2012. She is joint course lead for BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Therapy and has specific responsibility for student experience as a part of this role.  She is part of the placements team working with two colleagues to ensure that students and placement educators...

  • Melanie Packer

    Lecturer/ Placement Coordinator in Speech and Language Therapy

    Melanie Packer has always demonstrated a keen interest in communication. After graduating from Goldsmiths’ College, University of London, in 1994, Melanie spent a number of year working for television companies based in Birmingham. In 2000, Melanie’s interest shifted from the media to human communication. By 2006, Melanie had...

  • Kiri Pointom-Bell

    Lecturer in in Dietetics

    Kiri joined BCU after working for the British Dietetic Association (BDA) as their Policy Officer for Professional Development. In this role she supported the dietetic profession across the UK in various aspects of professionalism, digitalisation and also led a key project on safe workload and safe staffing levels for NHS...

  • Oonagh Reilly

    Senior Lecturer / Course Leader for Speech and Language Therapy

    Oonagh has worked as a speech and language therapist in a wide variety of settings since graduating from UCL in 1984. She is particularly interested in children’s speech sound disorders and the potential literacy difficulties which may arise from these. Oonagh is also interested in how we educate speech and language therapists...

  • Tracey Righton

    Senior Lecturer in Speech and Language Therapy (Acquired Disorders)

    Tracey returned to Birmingham City University as a Senior Lecturer in 2016, having previously lectured at BCU (University of Central England) from 1995 to 2000. She qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist in 1988, since qualification she has worked in the NHS and in independent practice and lectured as a Speech and...

  • Gillian Rudd

    Senior Lecturer and Joint Programme Lead (MSc Speech and Language Therapy)

    Gillian has extensive experience of supporting children and young people with a wide range of communication needs and additional expertise in supporting children and adults presenting with fluency disorders. She promotes a person-centred, solution-focused approach in both her teaching and practice. Gillian is actively engaged...

  • Emily Sharp

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Emily completed a Speech and Language Therapy degree at Birmingham City University in 2014. She has now gained a place on the University’s Graduate Teaching Assistant scheme which involves undertaking a PhD and teaching undergraduate students. Emily’s PhD is looking at the risk factors associated with voice problems in teachers...

  • Ruth Stow

    Course Lead MSc Dietetics

    Ruth began employment as a Senior Lecturer and Dietetics Course Lead in October 2016. She teaches on both years of the postgraduate MSc Dietetics programme. Prior to commencing employment in Higher Education in 2014, Ruth practised as a senior nutrition support dietitian, managing a home enteral feeding caseload and providing...

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