Dr Cari Malcolm joined Edinburgh Napier University in May 2017 as a Lecturer in Child Health, having previously worked at the University of Stirling for 15 years. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) (with distinction) from McMaster University, Canada and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from Glasgow Caledonian University. Dr Malcolm also holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Professional and Higher Education from Queen Margaret University and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).
With 20 years of experience as a researcher and educator in the field of paediatrics, Dr Malcolm’s has a continued passion for and commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of children and families.
Dr Malcolm has extensive experience teaching across undergraduate and postgraduate nursing programmes. She has contributed to enhancing nursing education through innovative curriculum development activities. In her previous role as a BScN programme director, she gained experience in programme development, delivery and evaluation, student support and direct teaching activities.
As an experienced health researcher, Dr Malcolm’s specific interests include children’s palliative and end of life care research and supporting maternal and infant nutrition. She has a sustained track record of research income, project management, and has disseminated her work widely in peer reviewed journals and presenting a national and international conferences.