Corlett, Joanne

Dr, Associate Dean: Learning & Teaching

  • 70 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
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Jo graduated in 1985 with a B.A. Nursing and Registered General Nurse qualification. She worked in a range of clinical settings before completing a MSc Nurse Education at the University of Edinburgh in 1991, followed by a Registered Nurse Tutor qualification in 1992. Her first teaching position was at the University of Abertay where she was Programme Leader until 2001 when she moved to the University of Dundee. Here she has held various leadership positions and is currently the Associate Dean for Learning & Teaching in the School of Nursing & Health Sciences.

Jo completed her PhD IN 2002, her doctoral work focused on nurse education


Jo has taught across all levels of higher education from undergraduate to PhD and has led the development of a wide range of post-registration and postgraduate distance learning programmes for both home and international students building on her doctoral work.  She is a Higher Education Academy Senior Fellow.  


Jo's research interests have focused on nurse education, in particular education for qualified and international health professionals. Her other interest is family-centred care.

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Research Output 2007 2017

  • 70 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
  • 12 Article
  • 1 Book/Film/Article review
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Open Access
distance learning
health service
Clostridium difficile
Public Health
Delivery of Health Care
Focus Groups
3 Citations (Scopus)

Adult-trained perioperative nurses' practice of family-centered care

Hamilton, G., Corlett, J. & Dowling, M., 8 May 2014, In : British Journal of Nursing. 23, 9, p. 477-482 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Family Practice
Qualitative Research
8 Citations (Scopus)

Constructing identities in the media: newspaper coverage analysis of a major UK Clostridium difficile outbreak

Burnett, E., Johnston, B., Corlett, J. & Kearney, N., Jul 2014, In : Journal of Advanced Nursing. 70, 7, p. 1542-1552 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clostridium difficile
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Experiences of the Older Person with Cancer: A qualitative study of medical and specialist ward settings

Author: Lannie, A. L., 2014

Supervisor: Barbour, R. (Supervisor) & Corlett, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


Individuals and society in transition: a narrative study of parents’ use of smacking

Author: Redman, S., 2010

Supervisor: Taylor, J. (Supervisor) & Corlett, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


Understanding risk perceptions and responses of the public, healthcare professionals and the media: the case of Clostridium difficile

Author: Burnett, E. J., 2015

Supervisor: Davies, H. (Supervisor) & Corlett, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy