Sam's role encompasses both undergraduate and postgraduate activities within the School of Medicine. Working as a Reader she is responsible for delivering the Masters in Wound Healing and Tissue Repair which continues to be held in regard both nationally and internationally. Sam also provides specialist advice on wound healing for the medical undergraduate programme.
Sam is currently External Examiner for the University of Huddersfield. Being a member of the International Skin Tear Advisory Panel since 2011 and currently the Regional Director (Europe) and Fund Raising Committee Chair. She is also on the Council and Executive for the European Wound Management Association (EWMA) Education Committee providing advice on the educational activities of the association.
Holding the position of the Chair of the EWMA Teacher Network who are working on a number of projects examining Wound Management curricula for nurses across Europe. This is part of a wider initiative by EWMA to develop and disseminate a curriculum for Physicians and Post-registration education for Nurses. She is on the Editorial Board for the Chronic Wound Care supplement of the British Journal of Community Nursing and also undertake peer review of manuscripts for the same journal as well as the British Journal of Nursing, Journal of Wound Care and International Wound Care Journal.
Sam has published / co-authored over 40 publications and has also supervised 39 Graduates to successful completion of the MSc in Wound Healing and Tissue Repair.