Mandy Moffat

+44 (0)1382 381788
Lecturer in Postgraduate Medical Education


Joined the University of Dundee in November 2016 as a Lecturer in Postgraduate Medical Education in the Centre for Medical Education. I have been involved in Medical Education for a number of years now. The majority of my role is within the delivery of the Masters in Medical Education Programme (online and face-to-face). I’m involved in enhancing the Student Experience on the Programme and have a lead role in supporting our on-line tutor community.


I am currently Module Lead or Deputy on the following modules: Learning Transitions in Health Professionals, Learning and Teaching in Medical Education, Leadership in Healthcare and Healthcare Education, Faculty Development in Health Professions Education


Parson, S., Ezzat, A., Foster, O., Moffat, M., Johnston, P. An investigation into student perceptions of peer learning during a medical undergraduate course. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology 2015; 29:LB15.

Douglas, F., van Teijlingen, E., Smith, W.C.S., Moffat, M. Implementing Health Policy: Lessons from the Scottish Well Men’s Policy Initiative. AIMS Public Health 2015; 2 (4): 887-905.

Cleland, J., Nicholson, S., Kelly N., Moffat, M. Taking context seriously: explaining widening access policy enactments. Medical Education 2015; 49:25-35.

Panaitescu, C., Moffat, M. A., Williams, S., Pinnock, H., Boros, M., Oana, C. S., Alexiu, S., Tsiligianna, I. Barriers to the provision of smoking cessation assistance: a qualitative study among Romanian family physicians. Primary Care Respiratory Journal 2014; 14022; doi:10.1038/npjpcrm.2014.22.

Ross, M., MacRae, C., Scott, J., Renwick, L., Moffat, M., Needham, G., Scott, H., Shippey, B., Jackson, C., Edgar, S., Aitken, D., Evans, P., Irvine, S. Core competencies in teaching and training for doctors in Scotland: a review of the literature and stakeholder survey. Medical Teacher 2014; 36: 527-538.

Cleland, J., Scott, N., Harrild, K., Moffat, M. Using databases in medical education research: AMEE Guide No.77. Medical Teacher 2013: 35(5):e1103-22.

Cleland, J., Leggett, H., Sandars, J., Costa, M., Patel, R., Moffat, M. The challenge of providing remediation: Theoretical and methodological insights from a systematic review. Medical Education 2013; 47(3):242-51.

Cleland, J., Walker, L., Denison, A., Watson, M., Moffat, M. Community pharmacists' perceptions of barriers to communication barriers with migrants. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice 2012; 20(3):148-54.

Palmer, F., Jaffray, M., Moffat, M.A., Matheson, C., Coutts, A., Haughney, J. Prevalence of common chronic respiratory diseases in drug misusers: a cohort study. Primary Care Resp J. 2012; 21(4):377-83.

Cleland, J., Moffat M, Small, I. A qualitative study of stakeholder views of a community-based, anticipatory care service for patients with COPD. Primary Care Resp J 2012; 21(3): 255-60.

Thomas, M., Burton, A., Moffat, M., Cleland, J. Asthma and psychological dysfunction. Prim Care Resp J 2011; 20 (3): 250-256.

Doyle, S., Lloyd, A., Williams, A.,E., Chrystyn, H., Moffat, M., Thomas, M., Price, D. What happens to patients who have their asthma device switched without their consent? Prim Care Resp J 2010; 19(2): 131-139.

McNiff, C., Moffat, M., Bond, C., Lawton, K. Developing a new GP placement for medical students: The Shetland experience. Education for Primary Care 2009, 20(3):184-189.

Haughney, J., Price, D., Kaplan, A., Chrystyn, H., Horne, R., May, N., Moffat, M., Versnel, J., Shanahan, E. R., Tunsäter, A., Bjermer, L. Achieving asthma control in practice: Understanding the reasons for poor control. Respiratory Medicine 2008; 102: 1681-1693.

Moffat, M., Cleland, J.A., van der Molen, T., Price, D.B. Poor communication may impair optimal asthma care: A qualitative study.Family Practice 2007; 24:65-70.

Moffat, M., Bell, J.S., Porter, M.A., Lawton, S., Hundley, V., Danielian, P., Bhattacharya, S. Decision making about mode of delivery in pregnant women who have previously had a caesarean section: a qualitative study. Brit J Obs & Gyn 2006; 114:86-93.

Moffat, M., Cleland, J.A., van der Molen, T., Price, D. Sub-optimal patient and physician communication in primary care consultations: its relation to severe and difficult asthma. Prim Care Resp J 2006; 15:159-165.

Moffat, M., Sheikh, A., Price, D., Peel, A., Williams, S., Cleland, J., Pinnock, H. Can a GP be a generalist and a specialist? Stakeholders views on a respiratory General Practitioner with a Special Interest service in the UK. BMC Health Services 2006; 6:62.

Cleland, J.A., Foster, K., Moffat, M. Undergraduate students’ attitudes to communication skills learning differ depending on year of study and gender. Medical Teacher 2005; 27 (3):246-251.

Moffat, M., Sinclair, H.K., Cleland, J.A., Smith, W.C.S., Taylor, R.J. Epidemiology Teaching: student and tutor perceptions. Medical Teacher 2004; 26 (8):691-695.

Moffat, M., Cleland, J., van der Molen, T., Price, D. General practitioners' understanding of severe and difficult asthma: A qualitative study. Prim Care Resp J 2002;11(3): 99-102.