Gemma Spelman

Lecturer in Diagnostic Radiography

School of Allied Health Sciences
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Gemma joined the University of Suffolk academic team in 2021. She graduated with a first class degree in BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography and Imaging in 2015 from the University of Hertfordshire.  Gemma is a Diagnostic Radiographer by background and before joining the university was a Senior Radiographer at her local hospital. Gemma has experience in general, interventional and dental radiography. Having a senior role allowed her to take on many responsibilities leading to a wide understanding of protocols, health & safety, risk assessments and safeguarding.  

Gemma has always shown a desire to teach and was heavily involved with the students in her department by being a mentor, Education Liaison Officer for the University of Suffolk students, presenting tutorials and being clinical mentor to the Apprentice Radiographers.  

Gemma teaches on several modules of the BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography course. Her main interests lie in clinical education, image interpretation and anatomy, physiology & pathology. 

In her past role, she has led teaching sessions and presentations for undergraduate and apprenticeship students.

Member of the Society of Radiographers (SOR) 

Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)