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Dawn H Ridgway


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Senior Lecturer in Clinical Science

I am a Senior Lecturer in Clinical Science teaching on BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science and Out of Hospital Care.

I have specific expertise in musculoskeletal rehabilitation along with teaching and learning across a number of health related disciplines.

I have a strong and focused background in musculoskeletal injury and rehabilitation and have simultaneously developed academic and teaching skills while delivering to students in Further, Higher and Postgraduate Education.



Teaching and supervision

I have been teaching at the University of Sunderland for over 10 years and have written and delivered many undergraduate and postgraduate modules including Research Methods, Applied Human Science, Anatomy of Human Movement, Applied Pathophysiology, Sports Injuries and Rehabilitation, Minor Injuries and Exercise Psychology.

Research

  • Graham, Y, Limmer, M, Jackson, M, Ridgway D, Evans, B, Hayes, C (2020) Exploring front line ambulance staff perspectives of the hospital transfer pathway.  Journal of Paramedic Practice (submitted)
  • Recently collaborated in writing an evaluation of for the Northern Cancer Alliance.
  • Research interests in pedagogical studies in Paramedic Science
  • Developing research around post-partum care in conjunction with Nursing and Midwifery teams.

I have specific expertise in musculoskeletal anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology, and am always intrigued at how the body copes with the growing challenges we throw at it.

Alongside teaching and learning for over 20 years I also act as an External Examiner in a variety of Sports and Fitness qualifications around the UK and Ireland.

Last updated 16 December 2020

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