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Dr. Gemma Quinn,
HoS / Associate Professor

Information about Dr. Gemma Quinn at the University of Bradford.

School of Pharmacy & Medical Sciences
(Faculty of Life Sciences)
+44 1274 233497
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Team-based learningDevelopment of professionalism and professional identity in healthcare professionalsReflection Pharmacy practice


Details on teaching interests, highlights and modules are available for Dr. Gemma Quinn as follows:

Teaching interests

I am passionate about the education of healthcare professionals and how they can best be prepared for their future careers. I have used team-based learning (TBL) since 2012, across undergraduate, pre-registration and post registration programmes for pharmacists.I have taught post registration pharmacists since 2008 and have contributed to national developments in the education of qualified pharmacists, from newly qualified to advanced practice.I also feel strongly about ensuring that academic programmes are of high quality and constructively aligned and have worked hard to ensure this across the School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences in my role as Director of Studies.

Professional activities

Information about education, employment and areas of particular interest for Dr. Gemma Quinn is as follows:


  • University of Bradford  - Senior Lecturer Clinical Pharmacy in the year 2010 (specified as 01/01/2010)
  • Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London  - Various roles including;  Lead Pharmacist Admissions and Discharge, Senior Admissions Pharmacist; Medicines Management Pharmacist and Resident Pharmacist in the year 2001 (specified as 01/01/2001)
  • De Montfort University, Leicester  - External marker for PG Diploma Hospital Pharmacy in the year 2006 (specified as 01/01/2006)
  • University of Bradford/ Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust - Lecturer-practitioner in the year 2008 (specified as 01/01/2008)


  • University of Nottingham - MPharm
  • School of Pharmacy, London - Diploma
  • Imperial College, London - Clinical Syndromes module of MSc
  • King’s College, London - Independent prescribing course
  • University of Bradford - DPharm


There are 6 publications involving or that are attributed to Dr. Gemma Quinn. They are listed as:

  • conference publication (1)
  • peer reviewed journal (4)
  • thesis (1)

Conference Publication

Dr. Gemma Quinn has 1 publication(s) listed under conference publication.
Title Year Publication name Journal Volume Pages Authors Editors ISSN Publisher DOI Location
Supporting Primary Care Pharmacists learning: cross-sector medicines optimisation teaching using an expert patient 2019 Annual Conference Primary Care Pharmacy Association Annual Conference Primary Care Pharmacy Association 1 Martin, S.J., Sowter, J., Quinn, G.,Petty, D.R.,

Peer Reviewed Journal

Dr. Gemma Quinn has 4 publication(s) listed under peer reviewed journal.
Title Year Publication name Journal Volume Pages Authors Editors ISSN Publisher DOI Location
Teaching cross sector medicines optimisation to primary care pharmacists from a patient’s perspective 2020 Pharmaceutical Journal 1 Martin S.J., Sowter J., Petty D., Quinn, G 10.1211/PJ.2020.20207753
Can We Create a Circular Pharmaceutical Supply Chain (CPSC) to Reduce Medicines Waste? 2020 Pharmacy 8 Alshemari A;Breen L;Quinn G;Sivarajah U; 2226-4787 MDPI 10.3390/pharmacy8040221
Professional identity formation of pharmacy students during an early pre-registration training placement 2020 American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 84 Quinn G, Lucas B and Silcock J American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
Improving the quality of insulin prescribing for people with diabetes being discharged from hospital 2019 Bain, A.; Silcock, Jonathan; Kavanagh, S.; Quinn, Gemma L.; Fonseca, I.


Dr. Gemma Quinn has 1 publication(s) listed under thesis.
Title Year Publication name Journal Volume Pages Authors Editors ISSN Publisher DOI Location
Developing a professional identity: a grounded theory study of the experiences of pharmacy students undertaking an early period of pre-registration training 2017 Quinn, Gemma L.