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Mrs Kirsten Farrell-Savage

External Promotion and Liaison Lead

Kirsten Farrell-Savage


I trained as a Diagnostic Radiographer at the University of Exeter, and undertook clinical placements at Torbay, Musgrove Park and Royal Devon and Exeter Hospitals. My clinical career started at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton and I later moved to Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, where I specialised in CT and MRI. During this time, I undertook postgraduate units in Forensic Radiography, Paediatric Imaging and Research Theory and Practice at Birmingham City University.

I joined the University of Portsmouth in 2011 as a lecturer and progressed to Senior Lecturer in 2013. The same year, I completed my Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education through the University of Portsmouth and became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

In 2013-14, I undertook postgraduate units in ‘Imaging in Medicine’ and ‘Further Materials in Medical Physics’ through the Open University.

In October 2015 I was appointed as External Promotion and Liaison Lead for the School of Health Sciences and Social Work. My main areas of responsibility include education liaison, admissions, employability and alumni.

Research Interests

  • Simulation
  • Cross-Sectional Imaging
  • Values Based Recruitment

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