Dr Geeta Hitch


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Lecturer (Postgraduate Nursing)

I am a lecturer in Public Health on the MSc in Nursing and Public Health teaching on the Applied Public Health Practice, Dissertation and Sociological Perspectives and Global Health modules. I have a BSc in Human Biology, a PhD in Medical Microbiology and am a UK registered pharmacist (MPharm). I recently completed an MSc in Global Health (with Distinction) and have worked in both community and hospital pharmacy, as well as previously holding academic positions in Pharmacy at the Universities of Hertfordshire, Reading and Sussex. My research interests include antibiotic resistance, the use of antibiotics and medical/health education.

Teaching and supervision

I teach the following courses:

- MSc Nursing

Research

My research interests include antibiotic resistance, the use of antibiotics and medical and health education.

Publications

- Hitch G, Danquah CA, Owusu-Ofori A, Agyarko-Poku T, Manfrin A, Owusu-Dabo E, Buabeng KO. Public perceptions on the use of antibiotics at a marketplace in Kumasi, Ghana: A cross-sectional study. Global Journal of Medicine & Public Health. 2020 Dec 14;9(1). https://www.gjmedph.com/archives.php

- Hitch G. A Review of Guidelines/Guidance from Various Countries Around the World for the Prevention and Management of Travellers’ Diarrhoea: A Pharmacist’s Perspective. Pharmacy. 2019 Sep;7(3):107. DOI: 10.3390/pharmacy7030107

- Finn GM, Hitch G, Apampa B, Hennessy CM, Smith CF, Stewart J, Gard PR. The Anatomical Society core anatomy syllabus for pharmacists: outcomes to create a foundation for practice. Journal of Anatomy. 2018 May;232(5):729-38. DOI: 10.1111/joa.12787

- Hitch G, Fleming N. Antibiotic resistance in travellers’ diarrhoeal disease, an external perspective. Journal of travel medicine. 2018 May;25(Suppl_1): S27-37. 10.1093/jtm/tay014

- Hitch G, Rajabnezhad S, Lam M, Hadley T, Molina C, Maniruzzaman M, Apampa B, Nokhodchi A. Demonstrating the study of the science of asthma management and formulation design in pharmacy to year 7, 8 and 12 students. School Science Review. 2017;99(366):76-84

- Gallagher CT, Mehta AN, Selvan R, Mirza IB, Radia P, Bharadia NS, Hitch G. Perceived stress levels among undergraduate pharmacy students in the UK. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 2014 May 1;6(3):437-41

- Hitch G, Williams J, Herbland A, Bowen J, Jardine SA, Power P, Venstone G. The use of videos in blended learning to enhance students’ learning in systems-based patient assessment with development of associated clinical skills: an Analysis. Pharmacy Education. 2014 Oct 7;14

- Hitch G, West D, Pearce B. Can a diagnostic test predict performance in numeracy assessments in pharmacy students? Pharmacy Education. 2011;11

- Hitch G, West D, Jee R, Foulsham R, Pearce B. A novel visually-displayed test for assessing numerical skills in pharmacy undergraduates. Pharmacy Education. 2010;10

- Hitch G, Pratten J, Taylor PW. Isolation of bacteriophages from the oral cavity. Letters in applied microbiology. 2004 Aug;39(2):215-9.

My expertise lies in the field of Global Health and Medical Microbiology as well as medical education. 


I have a PhD in Medical Microbiology, an MSc in Global Health and a BSc in Human Biology.

I am also a UK registered pharmacist (MRPharmS).

In my career, I’ve worked in both community and hospital pharmacies and held academic positions in pharmacy at the Universities of Hertfordshire, Reading and Sussex.

I have a PhD in Medical Microbiology, an MSc in Global Health and a BSc in Human Biology.

I am also a UK registered pharmacist (MRPharmS) and was recently made a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH).

Last updated 17 August 2022

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