Catherine worked as a medical admissions and anticoagulant pharmacist before moving into the Education and Training arena at Frimley Park Hospital - and got the bug for teaching. In 2011 she joined the University as a Senior Teaching Fellow in pharmacy practice.
"As soon as I arrived at Reading, I knew there was something I needed to bring to the course - and that was more hands-on experience of real-life patients. Training workshops and simulations are useful, but nothing can beat the real thing."
She also brings her research to her teaching. You might learn with her during your MPharm studies and could be offered the opportunity to carry out your final year research project alongside her and have your name published on any resulting research papers.