Staff profile

Gillian Coleman


Senior Lecturer in Diagnostic Imaging (Ultrasound)

Subject

Radiography

College

College of Health, Psychology and Social Care

Department

School of Allied Health and Social Care

Campus

Derby Campus

Email

g.coleman@derby.ac.uk

About

I am the Programme Leader for the MSc in Medical Ultrasound and Senior Lecturer in Diagnostic Imaging. 

My main focuses within the ultrasound field are obstetrics, early pregnancy and gynaecology.

Teaching responsibilities

I am involved in teaching across all of the clinical ultrasound modules.

Professional interests

I have particular interests in Obstetric ultrasound, specifically around fetal abnormalities and placental variants.

Membership of professional bodies

  • Society of Radiographers
  • Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • British Medical Ultrasound Society
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

Qualifications

  • BSc(Hons) Diagnostic Radiography
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Ultrasound
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • PGCert in Higher Education

Recent conferences

I presented the findings of my literature review at the British Medical Ultrasound ASM in 2016 and have presented at recent British Medical Ultrasound ASM with both poster and oral presentations.

I presented at the Research Showcase Event held by the Department of Health Care Practice in July 2017

Experience in industry

I have worked within the NHS for 15 years. Whilst working at the University of Derby, I also maintain my clinical skills working as a sonographer. This enables me to remain up to date and provides currency to my teaching.

Recent publications

  • Coleman, G., Venables, H. 2018. Is ultrasound screening for vasa praevia clinically justified and a financially viable screening test? A literature review. Ultrasound, 26(1) 6-15