Reema Harrison has a background in Health Psychology with research interests in the application of psychological theory to the field of Patient Safety. Reema completed her PhD entitled ‘Coping with medical error: the case of the health professional’ at the University of Leeds and Bradford Institute for Health Research in 2011. In her role as Visiting Research Fellow at the Bradford Institute for Health Research, Reema continues to explore the personal and professional impact of adverse patient safety events on health professionals and the disclosure of such events to patients and families. Reema currently lives and works in Sydney, Australia where she is employed as a Project Manager in the School of Public Health at the University of Sydney. In this role, she is co-ordinating a large nationally funded three-year project studying patients’ experience of adverse events in hospitals in New South Wales. Reema is also a lecturer on the Master of Clinical Epidemiology at the School of Public Health and Unit Coordinator for the Quality and Safety in Health Care unit of Study.