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Mr Rob Newton

Job: Senior Lecturer and Physician Associate

Faculty: Health and Life Sciences

School/department: School of Allied Health Sciences

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

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Personal profile

I joined DMU in 2017 to support the launch of the MSc in Physician Associate Studies. I contribute mostly to the teaching and assessment of clinical and procedural skills and lecture on a range of other medical topics. I also work clinically as a Physician Associate in acute paediatrics.

Before joining DMU, I worked in a number of roles including teaching, educational development for the NHS National Genetics Education and Development Centre and as a Physician Associate in paediatrics.

Publications and outputs

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  • BSc (Hons) Anatomy and Cell Biology 
  • PGCE Secondary Biology
  • MSc Medical Diagnostics
  • PGDip Research Methods in Education
  • PGCert Online and Distance Education
  • PGDip Physician Associate Studies

Courses taught

MSc Physician Associate Studies

Honours and awards

  • Vice Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award (2019)
  • Physician Associate of the Year (2019)