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University of Stirling


Dr Kathleen Stoddart

Senior Lecturer

Health Sciences E19 University of Stirling Stirling FK9 4LA United Kingdom

Kathleen Stoddart KS

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About me

Faculty Responsibilities

Clinical Doctorate Programme Director (Doctor of Nursing/Midwifery/Professional Health Studies). The Programme is focussed on the clinical academic agenda and has 50 students currently. The Programme is designed for clinicians who wish to remain in practice while making a significant contribution to knowledge and the improvement of person focused care in their field of practice and beyond.

Teaching Group Lead

Supporting ten colleagues

Member of Faculty Research Committee

Clinical Acadmic Consultant NHS Forth Valley

This Honorary appointment demands engagement with the NHS and SGHD priorities and strategies – locally and nationally. The strong clinical academic focus includes - strategic development; operational issues; clinical leadership; care assurance and governance.


Clinical Doctorate module coordination: 'Contemporary Research and Theory' (NURPD01); 'Expert Practice’ (NURPD04); Empirical Research/Thesis

Contributions across Masters and BSc Nursing (Honours) programmes

Post graduate supervision

Seven Clinical Doctorate students;one PhD student

Personal Tutor to BSc students

Membership of Professional Organisations

International Network for Doctorate Education (INDEN)

Internatonal Professional Doctorate Network (IPDN)

Professional Practice, Education and Learning UK Special Interest Group for Practise Focussed Doctoral research

Cochrane Nursing Care Network

Related peer reviewed presentations:

Stoddart K M; Wallace A; Bugge C (2016) The incremental impact of Clinical Doctorate study and programme graduates on safe, effective and person centred care 5th International Conference on Professional Doctorates, Belfast

Stoddart K M; Bugge C (2012) The practice research imagination 3rd International Conference on Professional Doctorates, Florence

Dreher M; Stoddart K M; Fealy G; McNamara M; Bugge C; Cusson R A (2012) Framework towards global standards for the professional doctorate in nursing 3rd International Conference on Professional Doctorates, Florence

Stoddart K M; Bugge C (2011) The assessment of expert practice in a clinically focused doctoral programme 2nd International Conference on Professional Doctorates, Edinburgh

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