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Sarah Greenwood

Sarah Greenwood

Lecturer & Health Education England Physician Associates Fellow

Areas of interest

Sarah is an experienced educationalist, working with postgraduate and undergraduate students on our Physician Associate (PA) Programmes. Her primary role involves supporting students to learn clinical anatomy & physiology, pathophysiology, clinical skills, and development of key professional attributes. 


Sarah's professional background originated in adult and children's nursing. She worked as a senior staff nurse at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London, and St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington.

Sarah completed a PhD in Developmental Biology at the Institute of Child Health, University College London, researching choroid plexus development and craniosynostosis syndromes, then continuing her bioscience research by completion of a neuroscience fellowship at Brown University, USA. Sarah was a lecturer in child health and bioscience at City University London before moving to the PA programme at Reading. 

Recently, Sarah developed a new role as a Physician Associate Fellow supporting newly qualified Physician Associates in primary care supported by Health Education England.

Professional bodies/affiliations

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

Examiner for the Faculty of Physician Associate Royal College of Physicians (FPARCP)

SE School of PAs Thames Valley Steering Group committee member

Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Registration


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