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Dr Veronica O

Dr Veronica O'Carroll


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Veronica is a Lecturer, Deputy Director of Teaching (Quality Assurance and Enhancement) in the School of Medicine. She took up her first academic teaching post in the School of Medicine in 2007, initially teaching clinical skills and then as a Clinical Lecturer in Interprofessional Education. In 2014, she went on to work in the University of Dundee as a Lecturer in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences. In 2017, she returned to the School of Medicine.  As a Registered Nurse, Veronica has worked in medical, surgical and renal wards and in telehealth. She continues to maintain her professional registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Veronica is a member of the Global Network for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice Research.  She is actively involved in the UK Centre for Advancement of Interprofessional Education (CAIPE) as a Board Member and current chair of their research group.  She is an external examiner for MSc health science modules and Professsional Doctorate/PhDs.


MD4001 Module Coordinator

Clinical and communication skills teaching 

BSc and MSc dissertation supervisor

Personal Tutor


Research areas

Veronica?s research interests include interprofessional education and collaborative practice in healthcare.  She has led the design and implementation of a number of projects within the academic and practice learning environment to provide health professional students with opportunities for interprofessional learning.  In 2017, she completed her PhD in the School of Psychology and Neuroscience at St Andrews, under the supervision of Dr Martin Campbell.  Her PhD investigated health and social care professionals? attitudes and perceptions of interprofessional practice and learning.

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