Joanne S. Lymn
Joanne S. Lymn was born in Nottingham, England, in 1962. She gained an upper second-class honours degree from the University of Surrey in 1984 before completing her Ph.D. degree at the University of Leicester in 1990. Following this, she worked as a postdoctoral Research Fellow at both Oxford University and Imperial College London before taking up a lectureship in clinical pharmacology at Imperial College in 1999. Lymn is currently an Associate Professor and Deputy Director of Research for the School of Nursing Midwifery and Physiotherapy at the University of Nottingham where she is involved in both nonmedical prescribing and doctoral education programs. Her research interests include education, prescribing (medical and nonmedical), and the regulation of smooth muscle contractility, particularly in relation to hypertension and most recently preterm labour. She has published widely in all these fields. Lymn received a Lord Dearing Award for teaching and learning in 2006 in recognition of her work in nonmedical prescribing education and was nominated for a national teaching award in 2008. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a Member of the British Pharmacological Society, and an Associate Editor for both BMC Clinical Pharmacology and BMC Research Notes.
Biography Updated on 17 December 2010