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Personal profile

Biography

Dr Caroline Erolin joined the University in 2005 and began lecturing in 2007, becoming the programme lead for the MSc in Medical Art in 2014. Caroline is also involved in undergraduate teaching as well as PhD supervision.

Her research interests focus on the future of medical art and artists, particularly in relation to new and developing technologies. She obtained her PhD in 2016 with her research into the development and use of the virtual haptic dissection of anatomical models. Caroline is the Editor in Chief for the Journal of Visual Communication in Medicine, and a member of the Institute of Medical Illustrators and Medical Artists Association of Great Britain.

Qualifications
• PhD; 2016
Thesis entitled “Does Virtual Haptic Dissection Improve Student Learning?”

• MPhil; 2002
Thesis entitled “Reconstructing the Visual Manifestations of Disease”

• PgCert in Teaching in Higher Education; 2008

Professional Membership
• Member of the Institute of Medical Illustrators (IMI).

• Member of the Medical Artists’ Association of Great Britain (MAA)

• Registered Medical Illustration Practitioner (through the Academy for Healthcare Science (AHCS))

• Member of Association Européenne des Illustrateurs Médicaux et Scientifiques (AEIMS)

• Member of the British Association for Human Identification (BAHID)

• Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)

Teaching

Caroline Erolin holds a PhD in Medical Visualisation, an MPhil in Medical Art, and PGCert in Higher Education. She is member of numerous professional bodies including the Medical Artists Association (MAA), the Institute of Medical Illustrators (IMI), the British Association for Human Identification (BAHID) and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).

Caroline is programme lead for the MSc in Medical Art and also runs a number of modules across both the MSc’s in Medical and Forensic Art & Facial Identification. Having been involved with the courses since their inception in 2007 she has helped develop and refine them over this time. Caroline has supervised a number of Masters research projects on topics including; developing a patient communication iPad application, Medical Illiteracy and the development of e-learning tutorials for medical and anatomy students.

At the end of each academic year Caroline helps the students put on an exhibition of their artwork as part of the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design's ‘Masters Show’:

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Dundee

External positions

Editor in Chief for the Journal of Visual Communication in Medicine

1 Nov 2017 → …

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Projects 2016 2018

Research Output 2003 2020

Handbook on Craniofacial Superimposition: The MEPROCS Project

Damas, S., Cordón, O., Ibáñez, O. & Erolin, C., 13 Dec 2019, 1 ed. Springer . 204 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Research Personnel
Forensic Anthropology
Artificial Intelligence

Interactive 3D Digital Models for Anatomy and Medical Education

Erolin, C., 2019, Biomedical Visualisation: Volume 2. Rea, P. M. (ed.). 1 ed. Switzerland: Springer , Vol. 2. p. 1-16 16 p. (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology; vol. 1138).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

education
interactive media
electronic learning
website
learning environment

MSc Medical Art Masters Show 2018, University of Dundee

Erolin, C., 2019, In : Journal of Visual Communication in Medicine. 42, 2, p. 76-82 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anatomy
Education
Students
Anatomic Models
Teaching
14 Downloads (Pure)

Breaking down apoptosis: animating programmed cell death in 3D for a pathology curriculum

Thouvenot-Nitzan, E., Oparka, R., Campbell, A. & Erolin, C., 2 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Visual Communication in Medicine. 41, 4, p. 166-176 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Medical Education
Medical Students
Curriculum
Molecular Biology
Teaching

Prizes

Brian Cox Award for Public Engagement

Caroline Erolin (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

anthropology
Group

Institute of Medical Illustrators Awards - Bronze

Caroline Erolin (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Institute of Medical Illustrators Awards - Gold

Caroline Erolin (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Institute of Medical Illustrators Awards - Silver

Caroline Erolin (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2012 2018

  • 7 Participation in conference
  • 1 Festival/Exhibition
  • 1 Oral presentation

Maggie's Penguin Parade

Caroline Erolin (Participant)
2018 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesFestival/Exhibition

Institute of Medical Illustrators annual conference

Caroline Erolin (Speaker)
Oct 2017 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

On Growth and Form Centenary Conference

Caroline Erolin (Speaker)
Oct 2017 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

‘Lets get digital’

Caroline Erolin (Speaker)
9 Sep 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Anatomical Society conference

Caroline Erolin (Organiser)
Dec 2017 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference