Charlotte Vannet

Mrs Charlotte Vannet



Department of Allied and Public Health , School of Health, Sport and Bioscience

Charlotte Vannet is the programme leader for the BSc (Hons) Podiatry programme. She is responsible for the day-to-day administration and management of the undergraduate programme.

Areas Of Interest

  • The diabetic foot
  • Vascular assessment and pathology
  • Biomechanical foot characteristics in multi-ethic populations
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I attained a first class BSc (Hons) in Podiatry from University College London.  I initially worked as a Podiatrist in the NHS and then began my academic career in 2000 at UCL before joining UEL in 2003.  I have a Masters in Research and am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.  I am a member of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists and registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.

As programme leader I am responsible for the day-to-day administration and management of the undergraduate programme.

External roles

  • Member of the Podiatry Programme Leaders Forum at the College of Podiatry.
  • External Examiner for BSc (Hons) Podiatry (Full & Part-time pathways), University of Huddersfield; September 2010 to September 2014.
  • Convenor of accreditation team on behalf of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists - Accreditation visit Huddersfield University BSc (Hons) Podiatry (February 2010).


Recent Research:

The influence of ethnicity on the structural and functional characteristics of the paediatric foot.

Conference Publications and Abstracts:

2012 Assessment of the Diabetic Foot (Invited platform speaker) - MIMMS Diabetes Conference, London

2012 A Podiatry Clinic in Second Life. R. Heaney, C.Vannet, C.Duguid and M. Bruce (Platform presentation). PELeCON 7th eLearning Conference, Plymouth

2010 Practical Steps for Assessing the Diabetic Foot (Invited platform speaker). Pri-med UK In-depth Diabetes Event, London.

2009 Diabetic Foot Assessment (Interactive Seminar). Pri-med UK In-depth Diabetes Event, London.

2008 Podiatric Medicine and its role in the assessment of the diabetic foot.  A UK perspective. (invited platform speaker).  Indian Association of Physiotherapists, Dehradun, India.


  • Ferrari J; Parslow C; Lim E; Hayward A: Joint Hypermobility: The use of a new assessment tool to measure lower limb hypermobility. Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology 2005/ 23: 413-420.


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  •  Module leader for PT4204 Clinical Podiatry Practice 1
  • Module leader for PT6202 Clinical Podiatry Practice 3
  • Additional teaching on PT5202 Applied Health Sciences and Pharmacology
  • Additional teaching on PT6201 High Risk and Musculoskeletal Practice