Dr. AnneMarie Harris joined the Medical Education Unit in 2008, having previously been a Lecturer in Clinical Physiology.
Dr. Harris graduated MBBS (Hons), with Gold Medal, from Charing Cross Hospital Medical School, University of London. Postgraduate qualifications include MRCP. (Paediatric Part II), DCH, and DRCOG. She trained and practised as a Paediatrician in London and Scotland until moving to Ireland. Teaching and Medical Education have always formed an integral part of her career.
Dr. Harris was responsible for the design of the Physiology component of the UCC courses in Dental Hygiene, Speech and Hearing Science and Occupational Therapy, in addition to curriculum revision required for the new Medical course and the structure of the UCC Graduate Entry to Medicine programme.
As a Foundation member of the Academy of Medical Educators, a member of INMED, ASME and AMEE, and a Council member of the Association of Basic Science Teachers in Dentistry, current pedagogical influences continue to cause review of content, development, delivery and assessment of all courses.
Teaching Awards have included two Faculty of Medicine awards (2001 and 2006), and an individual UCC President¿s Award for Teaching (2006).
As well as educational research, her interests lie in the mechanisms of gut-renal signalling, with particular reference to elimination of sodium loads by the body.