Personal profile


Cat joined the University of East Anglia in October 2021 as a Lecturer in Nursing Sciences. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings in the UK and abroad. These include A&E, Intensive Care, Sexual Health and HIV, and as a medic in Tanzania and India with Raleigh International. 

Cat completed a Diploma in Tropical Nursing at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and a Masters in Global Public Health and Policy at Queen Mary University of London.

Cat is particularly interested in research and teaching around the issues of anti-racism, health inequalities, equality, diversity and inclusion, and global public health and policy. 

Academic Background

Cat has worked as a lecturer in nursing since 2017, having taught at Sheffield Hallam University before moving to East Anglia where she taught at the University of Suffolk before joining UEA.

Areas of Expertise

Cat has published work on anti-racism in nursing education. She has spoken in webinars and at conferences about the subject of anti-racism in education (see web link below profile photo for a recording of one webinar from 2021).

Key Responsibilities

Cat teaches across a number of modules and courses within the School of Health Sciences. She is the lead link lecturer for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Kings Lynn and APL Lead for the BSc Adult Nursing course. She also holds an advisory role for a number of learners including apprentices and post-registration students as well as undergraduate student nurses. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Master in Science, Queen Mary University of London

Award Date: 16 Sep 2016