Staff profile

Sophie Gallagher

Lecturer in Diagnostic Imaging




College of Health, Psychology and Social Care


School of Allied Health and Social Care


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus


I am a Lecturer in Diagnostic Imaging at the University of Derby.

Teaching responsibilities

I undertake teaching on both the undergraduate and postgraduate Diagnostic Radiography programmes, and I am the Module Leader for:

Additionally I am the Admissions Tutor for the MSc Pre Reg Diagnostic Radiography programme.

Professional interests

As a radiographer I specialised in cross sectional imaging, with a particular interest in MRI imaging.

I still work clinically 1 day a week.

Research interests

My current research interests are in the patient experience in MRI imaging and how this can be improved.

Membership of professional bodies


Recent conferences

de Witt, J and Gallagher, S. (2018) Trigeminal neuralgia: Imaging and the patient experience of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the brain: Findings from an on-line survey of patient experience of MRI imagingBritish Association of Magnetic Resonance Radiographers annual conference.

Experience in industry

I still currently work in clinical practice, in cross-sectional imaging. I have a specialist interest in MRI imaging.