Professor Marilyn Hammick
Position with Centre: Learning and Teaching Consultant - Research and Evaluation (until July 2011)
Marilyn advises and supports international review groups in medical and health care sciences & practice education, training and development and has a major role in taking forward developments in evidence informed education practice and policy. She works independently providing research and educational consultancy to international projects in higher education.
Marilyn has written widely on educational systematic review research from her work with review teams that include veterinary medical educators and those across Europe. A recent achievement involved work to publish BEME reviews in non-English languages and to provide evidence summaries of BEME reviews to encourage efficient knowledge transfer to the user. Her scholarly work includes a series of systematic reviews of the effectiveness of interprofessional education as a member of the Interprofessional Education Joint Evaluation Team. She led the work of the most recent review of the 21 most robust and recent IPE evaluations for Best Evidence Medical Education.
Her other roles include Associate Editor, Journal of Interprofessional Care, membership of the WHO Study Group on Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care and immediate past Chair of the UK Centre for Interprofessional Education. She is a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy.
Marilyn has a Doctorate of Education, a MSc. Sociology & Social Policy; following professional qualification in therapeutic radiography she practiced in the UK and Iran. In 2006, she completed a Diploma in Creative Writing at Oxford University.
Other roles include:
Visiting Professor, Birmingham City University
Consultant to Best Evidence Medical Education
Associate Editor, Journal of Interprofessional Care.
Hammick M, Freeth D, Koppel I, Reeves S & Barr H (2007) A Best Evidence Systematic Review of Interprofessional Education BEME Guide no. 9 Medical Teacher 29 (8): pp. 735-51.
Reeves S, Zwarenstein M, Goldman J, Barr H, Freeth D, Hammick M, Koppel I. (2008) Interprofessional education: effects on professional practice and health care outcomes Cochrane Library, 2008, issue 1.
Hammick M and Haig A (2007) The Best Evidence Medical Education Collaboration: processes, products and principles Clinical Teacher 4, 42-5.
- Hammick M (2005) Evidence Informed Education in the Health Care Sciences Professions. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education 32, 4: 339-403.
- Freeth D, Hammick M, Reeves S, Koppel I & Barr H (2005) Effective Interprofessional Education: Development, Delivery and Evaluation. Blackwell Publishing.
- Barr H, Koppel I, Reeves S. Hammick M & Freeth D (2005) Effective Interprofessional Education: Argument, Assumption and Evidence. Blackwell Publishing
- Hammick M (2005) A BEME Review –a little illumination. Medical Teacher 7. 1:1-4.
- Freeth D, Hammick M, Koppel I & Reeves S. Barr H, (2005) Evaluating Interprofessional Education: a self help guide. London. Higher Education Academy Learning and Teaching Support Network for Health Sciences and Practice. Available from: http://www.health.heacademy.ac.uk/rp/publications/occasionalpaper/occp5.pdf
- Hammick M (2005) Interprofessional learning: curriculum development, approval and delivery in higher education in Carlisle C, Donovan T & Mercer D (eds) Interprofessional Education: An agenda for health care professionals Wiltshire: Quay Books.
- Freeth D, Hammick M, Koppel I & Reeves S. Barr H, (2003) A Critical Review of Evaluations of Interprofessional Education, Higher Education Academy Learning and Teaching Support Network for Health Sciences and Practice. Available from: http://www.health.heacademy.ac.uk/rp/publications/occasionalpaper/occasionalpaper02.pdf
- Eaton K A & Hammick M (2003) Distance learning materials for dentists –a users guide to quality, British Dental Journal 194, 5: 253-6.