Emma is currently a GP trainee completing an Academic Clinical Fellowship in General Practice.
She graduated from Queen Mary, University of London with a BSc in Medical Genetics before obtaining her medical degree at Cardiff University, School of Medicine. Prior to foundation training, she pursued an interesting opportunity to gain teaching experience working full-time within a medical education company as Lead Tutor and Educational Content Lead. She then completed the Academic Foundation Programme in South Wales, completing rotations including: acute internal medicine, general surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics, general practice and geriatrics. During this time, she worked on a project investigating the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on child abuse and domestic abuse.
During her foundation training, she was also the Wales representative in the Royal College of Physicians Student and Foundation Doctor Network and volunteered as a mentor for the Social Mobility Foundation. During university and beyond, she has been involved in academic projects on a range of topics including: paediatrics, medical education and public health. She is also part of the SARS-CoV-Neuro Collaboration Research Group investigating the neuropsychiatric manifestations of COVID-19.
Emma is interested broadly in the area of child and adolescent health, mental health, global and public health. She is excited to be working in the Applied Social Sciences Group led by Dr Robbie Duschinsky.
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Badenoch, J. B., Rengasamy, E. R., Watson, C. J., Jansen, K., Chakraborty, S., Sundaram, R., et al. (2021). Persistent neuropsychiatric symptoms after COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis. medRxiv.doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.04.30.21256413
Rogers, J. P., Watson, C. J., et al. (2021). Neurology and neuropsychiatry of COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the early literature reveals frequent CNS manifestations and key emerging narratives. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, 92(9), 932–941. doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/jnnp-2021-326405
Butler, M., Cross, B., Hafeez, D., Lim, M., Morrin, H., Rengasamy, E., & Nicholson, T. (2021). Emerging Knowledge of the Neurobiology of COVID-19. The Psychiatric Clinics of North America.
Cole, D., Rengasamy, E., Batchelor, S., Pope, C., Riley, S., & Cunningham, A. M. (2017). Using social media to support small group learning. BMC medical education, 17(1), 1-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12909-017-1060-7
• Undergraduate Clinical Supervisor, School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge
• Clinical Communication Skills Facilitator, Kings College London
• Currently undertaking the Integrated Foundations of Medical Education Course, University of Cambridge