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Mark Pearson

Assistant Professor in Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences



Mark Pearson (RNMH, NMP, BIA, MSc, PGCHE, SFHEA, PhD) is Assistant Professor of Mental Health at the University of Nottingham. Mark is the leads modules on research dissertation, public mental health, and narratives, literature and health.

Mark is the Co-lead for the 'Surviving by storytelling' managed innovation network established at the Institute of mental health. This project aims to explore and promote the therapeutic quality of poetry in relation to mental health.

Mark's recent research has been in the field of health humanities and has recently focused on exploring the therapeutic potential of poetry to support meaning making and recovery for those who have experienced what might be described as psychosis.

Clinical roles have covered both inpatient and community adult mental health services, the majority of this clinical career was spent working as a community mental health nurse, specialist care coordinator and non-medical prescriber within community mental health services.

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