Dr Cheryl Whiting

School: Allied Health, Midwifery and Social Care

Job Title: Associate Professor


Phone: 020 8725 4265

Location: Grosvenor Wing, FHSCE, SGUL


Dr Cheryl Whiting joined Kingston & St George's in 2000. She is currently an associate professor in diagnostic radiography and course director for the Master of Research in Clinical Practice, a programme funded by the National Institute of Health Research and Chief Nursing Officer for England as part of the government's drive to modernise clinical academic careers for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals.

Cheryl qualified as a diagnostic radiographer in 1990 and, following seven years in practice at Chesterfield Royal Hospital, began her teaching career at Sheffield Hallam University in 1999. She holds higher degrees in medical imaging, educational management and research, and a doctorate in education. Her doctoral thesis focused on social learning: exploring the development of professionalism among diagnostic radiography students.

She teaches a range of subjects on radiography programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and leads modules relating to research, mentorship and practice education, continuing professional development, advanced practice and computed tomography. She is also the clinical liaison tutor for St George's Hospital.

Cheryl supervises students undertaking research at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level and is an accredited assessor with the Society and College of Radiographers.

Academic and professional qualifications

  • EdD, The Open University
  • MEd, Educational Managment and Research, The Open University
  • PgCert, Higher Education, Kingston University
  • Further and Adult Education Teacher's Certificate, Clowne College
  • MSc, Medical Imaging, Sheffield Hallam University
  • PgCert, Computed Tomography, Sheffield Hallam University
  • Diploma of the College of Radiographers, Sheffield Hallam University

Professional experience

  • 2013 - present
    Associate Professor, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Kingston University and St George's, University of London
  • 2006 - present
    Principal Lecturer,, Kingston University and St. George's University of London
  • 2000 - 2006
    Senior Lecturer,, Kingston University and St. George's University of London
  • 1999 - 2000
    Lecturer (Part-time), Sheffield Hallam University,
  • 1993 - 2000
    Radiographer, Chesterfield Royal Hospital,

Research interests

Professionalism; social learning; professional and masters level skill development; clinical education.

Grants and funding

  • 2012 - present
    Cheryl collaborated in a bid and was successful in gaining a £2.4million grant to fund a further 36 NHS professionals over three years to undertake a Master of Research in Clinical Practice (MResCP). The award from the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) and Chief Nursing Officer for England (CNO) is highly competitive and awarded to research intensive universities with established programmes of healthcare research.


Number of items: 2.


Titmarsh, Kumud and Whiting, Cheryl (2008) Enhancing learning in the clinical environment. Synergy: representing radiographers, promoting radiography, 2008(December), pp. 24-27. ISSN (print) 1360-5518

Conference or Workshop Item

Whiting, Cheryl (2014) Professionalism in health care practice. In: 3rd Complementary Medicine Conference: Abu Dhabi Cupping Conference: Prevention & Therapy; 24 Nov 2014, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.. (Unpublished)

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