Professor Dawn Forman

Visiting Professor, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand



Visiting Professor at Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

External Advisor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Vice Chair, Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education

Associate Consultant to the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education

Professor Forman has held a number of leadership posts in Higher Education and the NHS. She has held an executive role in two UK Universities and been recognised at professorial level in these institutions, as well as being a Visiting Professor to Auckland University of Technology. An associate consultant with the Leadership Foundation in Higher Education (LFHE) having previously undertaken the Leadership Foundations Top Management Programme and a fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Professor Forman was formerly Non Executive Director for the Trent Strategic Health Authority from 2003 to 2006 and is currently an external advisor at Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Interprofessional Education was the subject of Professor Forman's PhD which was supervised by Professor Bob Haigh and completed in 2000. Currently Vice Chair of the Centre for Advancement of Interprofessional Education (CAIPE), and also chairing the Interprofessional Task Force for the Network: Towards Unity for Health, an international organisation which has strong links to the W.H.O. Professor Forman has published widely and been the invited key note lecturer at many national and international conferences. Professor Forman is an editorial board member for the Journal of Interprofessional Care and Medical Teacher.

Professor Forman now runs her own consultancy business undertaking work on leadership, management, interprofessional and interagency working with private, public and voluntary organisations.

 Publications by Professor Forman have embraced the following topic areas: