Therapeutic radiographer Professor Ricardo Khine FCR has taken up a new education role at Queen Mary University of London this month.
Professor Khine, who was previously head of school for the health and social care professions at Buckinghamshire New University, has taken up a new position as professor of medical education and deputy director at the Institute of Health Sciences Education (IHSE).
He said: “I am extremely delighted to have joined the IHSE at Queen Mary University of London. I am highly impressed by its reputation and vision in delivering high quality teaching, learning and innovative approaches. I am very much looking forward to contributing to the work of the IHSE in delivering a first-class medical education and bringing in my expertise and experience of healthcare education. Equally I am excited by the university’s overall vision, mission, and academic ambitions.”
In his new dual role, Professor Khine will contribute to the strategic leadership and growth of the institute as deputy director. As director of education he will be leading on the delivery of the education strategy, and oversee the running of teaching and learning in the institute and serve as the principal point of contact and coordination between the institute and the faculty and the university on education matters.
Charlotte Beardmore, executive director of professional policy at SoR, congratulated Professor Khine on his appointment: “This is fantastic news. We look forward to continuing to work with you in your new role on key areas of education, practice and research relevant to the development of the radiography workforce.”
Professor Khine has been a passionate advocate of therapeutic radiography during his more than 20-year career, representing the profession in activities for the SoR | CoR, European Federation of Radiographer Societies and Health Education England. He is a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of the Academy of Medical Educators.