Molly Hashmi-Greenwood is a Physiotherapy Lecturer within the College of Health, Wellbeing and Life Sciences and Assessment Lead for all undergraduate and postgraduate Physiotherapy courses.
Molly specialises in cardiorespiratory physiotherapy, leading the cardiorespiratory section of the team at UG and PG levels. She teaches across all levels, inputting into a number of modules ranging from developing professional practice and introductory level physiotherapy through to complex case management and advanced practice at PG level. She also teaches a range of qualified staff in practice via bespoke courses.
Molly has wide-ranging research experience encompassing laboratory, clinical trial and healthcare settings.
Molly Hashmi-Greenwood is a Physiotherapy Lecturer within the College of Health, Wellbeing and Life Sciences and Assessment Lead for all undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) Physiotherapy courses.
Molly specialises in cardiorespiratory physiotherapy, leading the cardiorespiratory section of the team at UG and PG levels. She teaches across all undergraduate and postgraduate levels, inputting into a number of modules ranging from developing professional practice and introductory level physiotherapy through to complex case management, advanced practice and dissertations at PG level. She also teaches a range of qualified staff in practice via commissioned courses.
As Assessment Lead Molly works to ensure that the course team is supported throughout all assessment processes. This assures facilitation of department best practice in relation to university assessment regulations to uphold quality standards for assessment and feedback for all students on our courses. This requires maintaining a detailed overview of all physiotherapy courses and involves close working with the course team, the wider AHP Assessment Leads group, External Examiners, Quality, LTA, Student Registry and Administrative staff.
Molly qualified as a Physiotherapist in 2003 and specialised in cardiorespiratory physiotherapy with a particular focus on acute critical care and rehabilitation after critical illness. She joined SHU in 2012 to become a full time lecturer and in addition continues to work clinically as a Respiratory Specialist Physiotherapist across a range of respiratory specialities locally within the NHS supporting 7-day service delivery.
Prior to qualifying as a Physiotherapist Molly completed her doctoral studies focusing on Biomedical Science and Cell Physiology to investigate a condition affecting neonates with unregulated insulin production.
Since gaining her PhD. Molly has had continued research involvement resulting in wide-ranging research experience extending across laboratory based experimental research, clinical pharmaceutical trial research and research in clinical healthcare settings as well as data management roles across a number of lung cancer clinical trials. She completed her NIHR funded MSc in Clinical Research just prior to commencing her current role at SHU. She is also the Deputy Rehabilitation Research Theme Lead supporting the Theme Leader Dr Sionnadh McLean in raising the rehabilitation research profile of AHPs at SHU through implementation of strategies to facilitate staff seeking to engage in high quality research activities.
Specialist areas of interest
Respiratory Physiotherapy, Critical Care, Rehabilitation after Critical Illness, Outcome measurement in Critical Care
Use of simulation in education
Education and workforce development
Health And Wellbeing
Development and delivery of Inter-disciplinary Generic Assessor Skills Training to multi-disciplinary AHP and nursing staff groups. This was to facilitate workforce development and attainment of role specific competencies to meet changing service needs within a local NHS Trust aiming to reduce avoidable hospital admissions and facilitate early supported discharge from hospital. Delivered November 2013 and 2014 as part of a multidisciplinary teaching team from the College of Health, Wellbeing and Life Sciences. This project is currently in the process of being further developed for delivery in January 2016 including development of an online training package.
Evaluation project to assess the suitability and impact of Inter-disciplinary Generic Assessor Skills Training in practice following the development of a novel approach to structuring assessments for staff working in this role.
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
MSc Advancing Physiotherapy Practice MSc Advancing Physiotherapy Practice (DL)
MSc Clinical Research Dissertation completed taking a mixed methods approach which comprised of
(a) Evaluation of rehabilitation service provision in a critical care environment and adherence to NICE guidelines. (b) Qualitative interviews assessing perceptions of rehabilitation provision in critical care as well as feasibility and acceptability of the use of a newly developed assessment and monitoring tool for this client group.
PhD Biomedical Science/Cell Physiology entitled "Intracellular Ca2+ cell signalling pathways in Persistent Hyperinsulinaemic Hypoglycaemia of Infancy".
Keen, C., Harrop, D., Hashmi-Greenwood, M., Kiely, D.G., Yorke, J., & Sage, K. (2020). Outcome Measures Used in Studies of Rehabilitation in Pulmonary Hypertension: A Systematic Review. Annals of the American Thoracic Society. http://doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.202005-541OC
O'Hagan Newberry, C., Hashmi-Greenwood, M., Newberry, M., & Long, J. (2015). Flexibility in assessment : should students choose? Presented at: Learning and Teaching Conference 2015, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, 2015