Zoe was appointed as a research and teaching fellow at the Medical Education Innovation and Research Centre (MEDIC) in June 2020.
Zoe has currently completed her PhD in arts psychotherapies as a tool for the prevention of health difficulties in childhood. She holds a MRes in Health Research, MSc in Therapeutic Play, and BEd in Primary Education. She is also a Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and postdoctoral research fellow investigating the impact of arts and arts therapies on children's health and wellbeing. Her previous work has included teaching at schools and universities in Greece, China, and the UK.
As a research fellow in MEDIC, she is currently collaborating with national and international institutions on research projects related to health coaching; identity formation; inclusion and diversity in medical education.
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