Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine

Dr Valentina Ferlito

Valentina is a Teaching Fellow for the MSc in the Clinical Management of Pain.

Dr Valentina Ferlito

Teaching Fellow in Clinical Management of Pain

  • MSc Clinical Management of Pain
  • Division of Health Sciences
  • Deanery of Clinical Sciences

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After her BSc in Biological Sciences, Valentina specialised in Molecular Biology (MSc) at the University of Catania (Italy) and completed her training in Pharmacological Chemistry at the University of Barcelona (Spain). She was awarded her PhD in Neuroinformatics and Computational Neuroscience at the University of Edinburgh while working on her Postdoctoral project in Applied Neuroscience and as an R&D scientist at Brainwave Discovery Ltd.

Dr Ferlito has been teaching at the University of Edinburgh Medical School for the past five years, while continuing her professional development to become a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, focusing on Pedagogy and Digital Education.

Dr Ferlito joined the pain Management Team in October 2019. Since then, she combines her eclectic experience in research and academic teaching expertise to improve the learning environment, student engagement and inclusion, and to develop innovative learning material and assessment methods within the MSc Programme in Clinical Management of Pain.