Arlene Boyle


Medicine Office, School of Medicine

Medicine Office, School of Medicine

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I qualified as a nurse in 1985 and spent most of my career in a variety of clinically based nursing roles. From 1995 -2008, I worked within NHS Tayside’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Service, latterly as the lead nurse. In 2008, I joined the University of Dundee as a Lecturer in Adult Nursing having worked as an Associate Lecturer for 3 years. I am currently based on the city campus as Lecturer and Admissions Tutor working 3 days per week. The Admissions Tutor aspect of my role is very varied and involves co-ordinating the undergraduate recruitment process for the School of Health Sciences, including wider access routes.


Research interests include:

  • The use of Multiple Mini Interviews within undergraduate nurse recruitment
  • Numeracy within undergraduate nursing curriculums
  • Long-term adherence to lifestyle change following a cardiac event


I teach across a breadth of mainly undergraduate nursing modules with some postgraduate input. I have a particular interest in Clinical Skills teaching.