Introducing our academic team.
Dr. Georgina Allen is a Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist and Director at St. Luke’s Radiology Oxford Ltd, and a Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Angelo Battiston is a Programme Developer and Unit Leader for the MSc APP Functional Musculoskeletal Health and a Clinical Tutor. Angelo is an advocate for evidence based sports chiropractors and he was instrumental in developing the SPRiNT (Sport Injuries Intern Team) programme.
Dr. Caroline Belchamber joined AECC University College in 2020, as Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy and is course lead on the MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) course in the School of Psychology, Sport and Physical Activity.
Thomas Bennett joined the School of Rehabilitation, Sport, and Psychology in 2020 as Senior Lecturer and Course Leader on the MSc in Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation and the MSc Sport Rehabilitation and Therapy.
Shelley is the Course Lead for both BSc Radiography courses. She has a BSC (Hons) in Therapeutic Radiography and an MSc in Radiation Physics. She is a HCPC registered Therapeutic Radiographer and Clinical Scientist with over 27 years’ experience in Radiotherapy.
Aaron joined AECC in 2002, after graduating with a Master's degree in Chiropractic. He works part time as a Clinical Tutor in our Chiropractic Clinic and is also a consulting Chiropractor for Southampton Football Club.
Jane Cook is a Senior Lecturer at the AECC University College, a member of the Staff Association and Radiation Protection Committee. She is responsible for creating and implementing the teaching of imaging at the institution, including the screening and reporting grading of radiographs taken at the AECC University College Chiropractic Clinic.
Jonathan leads the Functional Management elements of the Master of Chiropractic - MChiro (Hons) course, part of the wider Clinical Management Units in Years 2 and 3. He also lectures on Functional Anatomy in the Human Structure Units, supports in Chiropractic Technique classes, supervises undergraduates in the Chiropractic Clinic.
Stewart is Head of School of Rehabilitation, Sport and Psychology at AECC, and a Professor of Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology. He is a HCPC registered sport and exercise psychologist, and BASES accredited sport and Exercise Scientist, with over 15 years’ experience as a consultant psychologist across a wide range of professional/ amateur sports, as well as across a broad range of performance domains.
David Davis graduated in Chiropractic in 1994 at AECC, following time in clinical practice and purchasing his clinic; he then later joined AECC University College as a part-time as a Clinic Tutor, supervising intern training.
Steffi Dodwell currently works at the AECC University College as a Bank Radiographer supporting Chiropractic interns on their x-ray duty sessions. Steffi also works at local general and community hospitals. Steffi continually mentors and teaches radiographic students.
Alister Du Rose
Alister graduated from AECC University College in 2009. Following several years in clinical practice, he returned in 2012 to undertake his PhD. In 2020 we welcomed Alister back once more as he joined the School of Chiropractic as a Senior Lecturer (Clinical Sciences).
Vanessa joined AECC University College in 2020 as a Sonographer in the School of Radiology. Providing high-quality imaging services to patients whilst facilitating clinical placements for postgraduate students.
Matthew Garfath obtained his MChiro from AECC in 2005 and following graduation went on to work as an associate chiropractor. Along with working in private practice since 2016, he has been working part-time as a clinic tutor in AECC University College Chiropractic Clinic.
Daniel is the Chiropractic Clinic Lead at AECC University College. He also teaches on a number of undergraduate units including paediatrics, small business and marketing and professional practice.
Phill is Course Lead for the BSc (Hons) Sport, Exercise and Health Science and Lecturer in Physiology and Health. As a sports scientist, he is the coordinator of the University College’s on-site Sport Performance Centre working with UK and overseas coaches, athletes and support staff.
Debbie Horne is a senior MRI radiographer at Bournemouth Open Upright MRI and is responsible for providing a clinical MRI service for referring clinicians from the AECC University College Chiropractic Clinic, local chiropractors/osteopaths/physiotherapists, GP’s and hospital consultants. The department is also involved in research and we provide the scanning expertise to support these projects.
Amanda is an Associate Professor in the AECC School of Chiropractic. She qualified as a chiropractor from AECC University College in 1993 and after 10 years in clinical practice, returned to teach. She is currently the Education Lead and Academic Quality Assurance Lead for the school, as well as teaching on both undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
Since 1990, Mike has been a member of the faculty at the University College and, during this time, also worked with the GCC Education and Professional Conduct Committees. Mike is currently involved in the teaching of a variety of subject areas including general medicine, biomechanics and nutrition.
Megan is course leader for the MSc Breast Imaging course, and the lead for the Breast Imaging unit on the MSc Medical Ultrasound course, teaching and developing imaging-guided breast services to include interventional techniques. Megan is also involved in teaching and development of Medical Ultrasound units with a specific interest in obstetrics and gynaecology, including the delivery of multiple short courses.
Fiona Lucas is a lecturer in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. As a Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist for over 20 years in both the NHS and private sector, she has gained a diverse variety of clinical expertise, her area of special interest is headaches.
Aurélie is a Senior Lecturer teaching on the pre-registration chiropractic framework and the post-graduate MSc Paediatric MSK Health course. She mentors postgraduate students in their dissertations.
Since graduating from AECC University College in 1994, Nicola has worked in private practice. She also works part-time as a Clinic Tutor, providing training, supervision and assessment of students in the Chiropractic Clinic.
Peter is Principal Lecturer in Clinical Management at AECC University College and teaches clinical management across a number of units and courses. Peter also leads a number of units across the Universities post graduate provision.
Emily began working at the AECC University College in April 2016 and works full time as the Master of Chiropractic with Gateway Year - MChiro (Hons) Course Leader and Clinical Science Lecturer.
Nik Nunn graduated from AECC University College in 1991 and has been a practising Chiropractor since. Nik returned to AECC in 2015 as a Clinic Tutor teaching the role of audit in a clinical setting and research for case studies.
Dr Neil Osborne
As an Associate Professor in Clinical Management, Neil is passionate about mentoring clinical students. He has worked in a number of different settings with his students including a triage, advice and exercise clinic for local GP surgery's; working in sports clinics such as with the medical team at AFC Bournemouth, and taking students to Red Bull F1 racing team.
Vijay is a Senior Lecturer in Anatomy and Physiology at AECC University College, leveraging nearly three decades of experience in higher education nationwide. With a BSc in Biology, BVSc & AH in Veterinary Medicine, an MSc in Neuro-Molecular Pharmacology, and a Ph.D. in Physiology from the University of Bristol, UK, Vijay's qualifications underscore his expertise and dedication to academic excellence.
George Rix is a Senior Lecturer in Clinical Sciences responsible for the development, delivery and assessment of clinical neurology in the undergraduate chiropractic curriculum.
Sarah Rogers is a Lecturer of Clinical Sciences at the AECC University College. She is currently involved with teaching on the undergraduate and graduate entry chiropractic courses. Sarah leads the Functional Rehabilitation elements and is a back-up tutor in the clinical management units from year one to year three. Additionally, Sarah works supervising interns in our on-site teaching clinic.
Inger Roug joined AECC University College in 2015 as a Senior Lecturer (Clinical Sciences). Along with being a Senior Lecturer she is also a chiropractic radiologist and a tutor in Diagnostic Imaging within the School of Chiropractic.
Matthew is the Clinical Imaging Lead at AECC UC, where he oversees the clinical imaging services offered by the School of Radiology. Matt joined AECC in 2016 as an Associate Lecturer, from December 2019 he became a Lecturer in Ultrasound/Radiography and Diagnostic Imaging Course lead. Matt is involved in the development and delivery of the Radiography and Medical Ultrasound courses in the School of Radiology.
Zöe is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology within the School of Psychology, Sport and Physical Activity. She is a Chartered Psychologist specialising in visual performance in elite athletes – and area in which she has been working for over a decade.
Trevor is the unit leader for Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the School of Radiology and is responsible for developing, managing and delivering the obstetrics and gynaecology ultrasound units and one of the MSc and associated short courses lecturers. Trevor also supervises MSc students through their imaging research projects.
Dr Amy Miller
Dr Amy Miller is a Lecturer in Clinical Sciences within the School of Chiropractic at AECC University College, where she splits her time between teaching and research in a range of areas, including paediatrics and interprofessional collaboration.
Sheila graduated from AECC University College in 1990, and later returned as part-time Clinic Tutor for the Chiropractic Clinic, supervising and teaching final year students with technique and patient management.
Wenona Dancy transitioned from Graduate Teaching Assistant to Lecturer of Chiropractic after graduating from AECC University College. She leads two units within MChiro Gateway and supports academic aspects of Y2 cohorts, alongside treating patients in the onsite Chiropractic Clinic.
Cheryl Hui Yi Leong
Cheryl graduated from the Masters of Chiropractic MChiro course and joined the University as a Graduate Teaching Assistant. Her role is to assist colleagues in teaching and supportive learning besides delivering care to the on-site Chiropractic Clinic patients.
Raphaela Dasser is Clinic Tutor and Associate Lecturer. Having graduated from AECC University College in 2019 with a master's degree, her duties include supervising and training the students in the on-site Chiropractic Clinic.
Louise Ticehurst is Lead Practice Educator at AECC University College. With interests in working with patients with chronic and spinal pain, Louise has extensive experience working within the NHS as an extended scope practitioner and working in a multi-disciplinary team.
Joy Harrison is a Clinical Tutor and Associate Chiropractor. She graduated from AECC University College in 2019 and returned to pursue a career within an educational setting and enrol in further education as well. Joy supervises and supports final year interns during their clinical placement with patients, helping prepare them for life in clinical practice.
Dr Humaira Khan
Dr Humaira Khan joined the School of Chiropractic as Lecturer in Health Promotion. She has a background in psychology pertaining to health, wellbeing, health promotion, simulation and creativity.
Lucie is Course Leader and Lecturer for MSc Speech and Language Therapy (pre-registration). She is a HCPC registered Speech and Language Therapist, with over 18 years of experience within the NHS and the private sector and aims to develop the next generation of competent evidence-based Speech and Language Therapists.
Mustafa joins the School of Chiropractic as a chiropractic lecturer. His role will be to assess clinical education to chiropractic and other health professional students across school’s foundation, pre-registration and post-graduate frameworks.
Parag Sawant is a HCPC registered Occupational Therapist and joins the School of Rehabilitation, Sport and Psychology as a Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy. He has worked as an academician in Occupational Therapy for more than 5 years.
Philippa is a lecturer in Chiropractic within the School of Chiropractic, coming from background in veterinary nursing as well as roles within the NHS. Philippa also runs her own private clinic, seeing a wide variety of patients in particular the older demographic.
Erdi Shaba is a graduate teaching assistant, with his main responsibilities being; working in the Student Chiropractic Clinic seeing patients and also providing assistance within lectures at the university.
Giacomo is a lecturer in Chiropractic and graduated in 2011 from the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic. Giacomo will be involved in academic duties including teaching and tutorial guidance, clinic teaching and supervision, research scholarship and related professional activities.
Ellen is a Graduate Teaching Assistant assisting in teaching and supporting the MChiro Gateway and Year 1 students alongside delivering patient-centered chiropractic care within the AECC University College Chiropractic Clinic.
Simon Otter is an Associate Professor in Podiatry with over 20 years in the profession, with a keen interest in rheumatology with experience of musculoskeletal foot complaints.
Sophie joined AECC University College in January 2023, as a senior lecturer in the Speech and Language Therapy team. She leads on the Professional Practice in Speech and Language and Adult Speech and Language Therapy modules.
Michelle joined AECC University College as a Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation, teaching on the MSc Sport Rehabilitation and Therapy and MSc Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation courses.
Marcus is the unit lead for the Gateway Unit Introduction to Clinical Healthcare and an MChiro dissertation supervisor. He supports a number of units across all levels within the School of Chiropractic with his expertise in clinical corrective exercise and soft tissue therapy.
Molly graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2016. After seven years in private practice, she joins AECC University College as a Lecturer in Chiropractic. She will also be heading up the AECC Chiropractic Society.
Amy is Course Leader and Lecturer for MSc Advanced Clinical Practice. She is a HCPC registered Therapeutic Radiographer with CoR Advanced Practitioner Accreditation, with over 16 years of experience within the NHS and the private medical industry and aims to develop the next generation of Advanced Practitioner Health Care Professionals.
Annabelle joins the AECC University College as a Lecturer in Chiropractic following 10 years in practice as a Chiropractor. She will be leading the Evidence-Based Clinical Reasoning unit this year and looks forward to being active in teaching clinical skills and advanced therapeutics.
Kyle is a Lecturer in Therapeutic Radiography working on the BSc Radiography courses. He has a BSc (Hons) in Therapeutic Radiography and a PgC in Academic Practice. He is a HCPC registered Therapeutic Radiographer with experience working in radiotherapy treatment, planning and education, as well as experience with working with patients on oncology clinical trials.
Dr Hilary Walsgrove
Hilary works as part of the team on development and delivery of the new MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (ACP) and units and programmes within the professional development framework, engaging in line management and mentoring ACP programme team members.