Dr Veronica O'Carroll

Dr Veronica O'Carroll
Lecturer (Education Focus)



Veronica is a Lecturer in Clinical Skills, a member of the medical student support team and Quality Enhancement Lead for the BSc (Hons) programme in the School of Medicine.

She holds a PhD (Psychology, University of St Andrews), MSc (Education, Queen Margaret University), PGCertHE (Queen Margaret University), BA (Hons) (Nursing, Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College) and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

As a Registered Nurse, Veronica has worked in areas of general medicine, surgical, renal medicine and telehealth. She continues to maintain her professional registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

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.

Veronica’s research interests include interprofessional education, interprofessional practice learning and interprofessional working in health and social care.

Outwith the university, Veronica is involved in various roles including:

  • Board member of the Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education (CAIPE)
  • Member of CAIPE student committee
  • Member of the CAIPE research group
  • Reviewer for the Journal of Interprofessional Care
  • Member of the Scottish Clinical Skills Network

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