Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Teaching Fellow







Sir Alexander Fleming BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





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.



Moula Z, 2021, A systematic review of the contribution of dance movement psychotherapy towards the wellbeing of children with autism spectrum disorder, Frontiers in Psychology, Vol:12, ISSN:1664-1078, Pages:1-20

Moula Z, 2021, Academic perceptions of barriers and facilitators of creative pedagogies in higher education: A cross-cultural study between the UK and China., Thinking Skills and Creativity, Vol:41, ISSN:1871-1871, Pages:1-11

Moula Z, Walshe N, Lee E, 2021, Making nature explicit in children’s drawings of wellbeing and happy spaces, Child Indicators Research, Vol:14, ISSN:1874-897X, Pages:1653-1675

Moula Z, 2021, “I didn't know I have the capacity to be creative”: children's experiences of how creativity promoted their sense of well-being. A pilot randomised controlled study in school arts therapies, Public Health, Vol:197, ISSN:0033-3506, Pages:19-25

Moula Z, Powell J, Karkou V, 2020, An investigation of the effectiveness of arts therapies interventions on measures of quality of life and wellbeing: a pilot randomized controlled study in primary schools, Frontiers in Psychology, Vol:11, ISSN:1664-1078, Pages:1-17

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