Ms Joanne Perkins
Lecturer in Osteopathy
Interprofessional Studies
Telephone: (01792) 518601

Jo Perkins was born in Hornchurch, Essex and graduated from the British School of Osteopathy, London in 1988. Currently, Jo is a clinical tutor at the universities on-site osteopathy clinic - where she mentors our students. Jo is Module leader for Autonomous Practice that students take on the M.Ost programme. She also teaches at Cardiff Metropolitan University on the Complementary Therapies Degree Programme and  also teaches for Teach Therapy for 10-12 days a year to complementary therapists. 

Jo has attained to date, a diploma in Osteopathy (1988), Counselling Theory and Practice (1994), PGCE (2004) and a Post Graduate Certificate in Paediatrics (2018). 

In terms of research, Jo is interested in the areas of Paediatrics and Expectant Mothers.

Outside of university Jo is learning Welsh and enjoys cycling.  She takes a Sunday school class for 5- 7 year olds and also prepares lunch for retired folk.


  • SHFM01 Autonomous Osteopathic Practice

    The student will demonstrate within this module the knowledge, skills and attitudes appropriate to seek registration with the General Osteopathy Council (GOsC).