Principal – Alan M. Batt, PhD PGCME MAcadMEd FHEA
Dr. Alan Batt is Principal Consultant with Alan Batt Consulting. He is the Paramedicine Program Lead at Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada and Adjunct Senior Lecturer in Paramedicine at Monash University, Victoria, Australia. He is Deputy Editor of Paramedicine. Alan is an experienced paramedic clinician, educator, and researcher, and serves as a subject matter expert and reviewer on paramedicine, health professions education, and health services for national and international organisations.
He originally qualified as a paramedic in Ireland, and has since worked in nine countries across four continents. As a researcher, Dr. Batt specializes in mixed-methods approaches to explore health professions education, with a focus on professional competencies, care of vulnerable and under-served populations, and social and structural determinants of health. His award-winning research has attracted over $980,000 in funding. He has received international awards for his scholarly and professional contributions to paramedicine. He has published over 190 articles, reports, textbooks and book chapters, and has presented at international and national conferences on more than 200 occasions.
He is Scientist and Co-Chair of the McNally Project for Paramedicine Research in Canada, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK), a Member of the Academy of Medical Educators (UK), and an Associate of the Prehospital Care Research Forum at UCLA, USA. He currently supervises several PhD, master’s and honour’s students.