Kerry Clarke has been a professional member of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists for 26 years and is Lecturer for the School of Health Sciences, University of Ulster. Kerry holds Fellowships of the College of Podiatry in Podiatric Surgery and Podiatric Medicine, Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists and the Higher Education Academy and is Fellow of the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow. Kerry has extensive multidisciplinary teaching experience in both undergraduate and postgraduate Podiatry training programs.
Kerry was the first Allied Health Professional to achieve the status of Supplementary and Independent Prescriber in Northern Ireland and was instrumental in the development of Prescriber training for AHPs for the region. As a direct result of her knowledge and experience, in 2011 Kerry was invited by Northern Ireland’s Chief Nursing and AHP Lead Officers to assist in review of Departmental Prescribing Guidance.
Throughout her Podiatry career Kerry has worked in NHS, private and commercial sectors and has significant experience in sports and exercise medicine, having been Podiatrist for the England Netball Team, Northampton Saints Rugby, Ulster Rugby and Podiatric adviser to the Sports Institute, Northern Ireland.