Dr Christopher Green

Senior Lecturer
School of Health and Social Care
Dr Christopher Green
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  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 874980

  • Location

    2S2.4.13, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    By Appointment



Chris is the Director of Education in the School of Health and Social Care (HSC) leading a range initiatives to design and deliver the ambitious HSC Education Strategy. He is also Programme Director for the MSc in Medical and Clinical Education (MaCE). This curriculum is underpinned by critical pedagogy and designed for current and future leaders in health professions education. Chris undertakes and supports systematic reviews of health professions education. Chris is Associate Editor for the Journal of Interprofessional Care and is external consultant to the PROFRES Research School (Norway). Prospective PhD students with an interest in health professions education, critical pedagogies, critical service evaluation, interprofessional education and workforce development are encouraged to apply.


  • Ph.D. Nursing Studies University of Essex,

  • M.Sc. Adult Nursing University of Essex,

  • PG.Dip. Medical and Clinical Education University of Essex,


University of Essex

  • Director of Education, HSC, University of Essex (1/9/2020 - present)

  • Programme Lead for MSc Medical and Clinical Education (MaCE), University of Essex (1/9/2015 - present)

  • Senior Lecturer, University of Essex (1/10/2016 - present)

  • Director of Placements and Employability, University of Essex (1/8/2016 - 31/8/2020)

  • Programme Lead for Mentorship Preparation, University of Essex (1/9/2012 - 31/8/2017)

  • Lead for Interprofessional Learning, University of Essex (1/9/2014 - 31/8/2016)

  • Lecturer, University of Essex (1/10/2010 - 30/9/2016)

  • Fixed-term Teacher, University of Essex (1/10/2007 - 30/9/2010)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Critical evidence synthesis in health professions education

Open to supervise

Interprofessional education and collaborative person-centred practice

Open to supervise

The contribution of theory and pedagogy to health professions education

Open to supervise

Critical and post-structuralist perspectives on health professions education discourse

Open to supervise

Innovative and critical pedagogies in curriculum design

Open to supervise

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Learning, Teaching and Assessment (HS950)

  • Learning Organisations and Quality Enhancement (HS951)

  • Course Design and Development (HS952)

  • Critical Appraisal and Research Skills for Dental Practice (HS734)

Previous supervision

Hannah Elizabeth Kendrick
Hannah Elizabeth Kendrick
Thesis title: Integrated Care Policy Implementation in England: A Case Study of a Community Based Integrated Care Service
Degree subject: Health and Organisational Research
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 13/12/2021
Susan Carolyn Rutter
Susan Carolyn Rutter
Thesis title: Not Just a Slap on the Wrist: A Thematic Analysis of Suspects' Decision-Making in Accepting and Subsequently Challenging a Simple Caution for Adult Offenders.
Degree subject: Clinical Psychology
Degree type: Professional Doctorate
Awarded date: 20/12/2018
Geraldine Marie Holloway
Geraldine Marie Holloway
Thesis title: Maternal Filicide: Grounded Theorising From Interviews with Mothers with a Diagnosis of Mental Illness
Degree subject: Applied Psychology
Degree type: Professional Doctorate
Awarded date: 7/10/2016
Martha Kingswood
Martha Kingswood
Thesis title: Exploring with Nhs Staff the Impact of Organisational Change
Degree subject: Clinical Psychology
Degree type: Professional Doctorate
Awarded date: 13/2/2014


Journal articles (10)

Lackie, K., Najjar, G., El-Awaisi, A., Frost, J., Green, C., Langlois, S., Lising, D., Pfeifle, AL., Ward, H., Xyrichis, A. and Khalili, H., (2020). Interprofessional education and collaborative practice research during the COVID-19 pandemic: Considerations to advance the field. Journal of Interprofessional Care. 34 (5), 583-586

Walsh, K., Noben, C., Gregory, S., Lim, WS., Green, C., Roberts, T., Maloney, S., Ilic, D., Rivers, G. and Reeves, S., (2018). Cost–benefit analysis of healthcare professional education: report of a conference workshop. BMJ Simulation & Technology Enhanced Learning. 4 (2), 95-96

Hean, S., Green, C., Anderson, E., Morris, D., John, C., Pitt, R. and O’Halloran, C., (2018). The contribution of theory to the design, delivery, and evaluation of interprofessional curricula: BEME Guide No. 49. Medical Teacher. 40 (6), 542-558

Rouse, J. and Green, C., (2018). What Factors Influence General Practice Specialist Trainees’ Engagement with their E-portfolio?. MedEdPublish. 7 (3), 173-173

Hean, S., Anderson, L., Green, C., John, C., Pitt, R. and O’Halloran, C., (2016). Reviews of theoretical frameworks: Challenges and judging the quality of theory application. Medical Teacher. 38 (6), 613-620

Green, C., Taylor, C., Buckley, S. and Hean, S., (2016). Beyond synthesis: augmenting systematic review procedures with practical principles to optimise impact and uptake in educational policy and practice. International Journal of Research & Method in Education. 39 (3), 329-344

Green, C., Anderson, L., Joseph, S., McFadyen, A. and Reeves, S., (2015). Expanding interprofessional research in the United Kingdom: A new national research group. Journal of Interprofessional Care. 29 (5), 407-408

Green, C., (2014). The making of the interprofessional arena in the United Kingdom: a social and political history. Journal of Interprofessional Care. 28 (2), 116-122

Thistlethwaite, J., (2013). Introducing the Global Research Interprofessional Network (GRIN). Journal of Interprofessional Care. 27 (2), 107-109

Green, C., (2013). Relative distancing: A grounded theory of how learners negotiate the interprofessional. Journal of Interprofessional Care. 27 (1), 34-42

Book chapters (3)

Lackie, K., Lising, D., Friere Filho, JR., Green, C., Maxwell, B., Pfeifle, AL. and Ward, H., (2021). InterprofessionalResearch.Global Incubating Global Communities to Support IPECP Research Worldwide. In: Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice International Approaches at Micro, Meso, and Macro Levels. Editors: Joosten-Hagye, D. and Khalili, H., . Cognella. 254- 267. 1793510687. 9781793510686

MacMillan, K., Langlois, S., Miller, SG., Cole, V., Green, C., Hunt, AW., Pendergast, N. and Pfeifle, AL., (2021). Development of Student Leadership and Interprofessional Collaborative Competencies. In: Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice International Approaches at Micro, Meso, and Macro Levels. Editors: Joosten-Hagye, D. and Khalili, H., . 357- 369. 1793510687. 9781793510686

Hean, S., Doucet, S., Bainbridge, L., Green, C., Ball, V., Anderson, L., Baldwin, C., Pitt, R., Snyman, S., Schmidt, M., Clark, P., Gilbert, J. and Oandesan, I., (2015). Moving from atheoretical to theoretical approaches to interprofessional client-centred collaborative practice. In: Interprofessional Client-Centred Collaborative Practice: What Does it Look Like? How Can it be Achieved?. Editors: Orchard, C. and Bainbridge, L., . Nova Science Publishers. 978-1-63483-811-5

Grants and funding


Implementation strategies to support student wellbeing in practice learning settings



Long term Impact of Care Closer to Home on Anglian Community Enterprise

Anglian Community Enterprise

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2S2.4.13, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

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