Alan M. Batt

Paramedic, Researcher, and Educator in Ontario, Canada

Alan M. Batt

Paramedic, Researcher, and Educator in Ontario, Canada

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Alan M. Batt PhD MSc PGCME MAcadMEd FHEA

Dr. Alan Batt is Adjunct Senior Lecturer at Monash University and Charles Sturt University, and Professor at Fanshawe College. He is a Scientist with the McNally Project for Paramedicine Research, and Deputy Editor of Paramedicine. Dr. Batt is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK) and a Member of the Academy of Medical Educators (UK). His program of research uses mixed-methods approaches to explore health professions education, with a focus on professional competencies, care of underserved and vulnerable populations, and structural determinants of health. Dr. Batt is an experienced paramedic clinician, educator, and researcher, and serves as a subject matter expert on paramedicine and paramedic education for a number of bodies nationally and internationally.


  • PhD, Monash University
  • Postgraduate Certificate, Medical Education, Newcastle University
  • MSc, Critical Care, Cardiff University
  • Certificate, Disaster Management, TISS/IFRC
  • Graduate Certificate, Intensive Care Paramedicine, Charles Sturt University
  • Diploma, Emergency Medical Technology, University College Dublin

Teaching interests

  • Social determinants of health
  • Professional issues
  • Research capacity

Research interests

  • Evolving role of paramedicine
  • Structural and social determinants of health
  • Vulnerable, marginalized and under-served populations
  • Health professions education
  • Competency framework development

Awards and Grants

  • $750,000+ of grant funding to date
  • Research Impact Award, Monash University
  • Presidents Award, Paramedic Association of Canada


  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy
  • Member, Academy of Medical Educators


  • Available on Google Scholar, ResearchGate and portfolio (links below)