As a clinical tutor, she is involved in liaison with staff at a number of local NHS trusts in their support of students, and preparation and support of students on practice placements. Marianne also has a keen interest in interprofessional learning (IPL). Since joining the university she has been involved in a number of innovations in IPL, working with colleagues from other areas of the college, and partner higher education institutions.
Marianne has been a member of West Midlands Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Neurology (ACPIN) committee since 2008. Through this she is involved in promoting best practice in the field of neurological care and supporting CPD for local clinicians.
She continues to carry out private work as a physiotherapist, treating patients at the Priory Hospital, Birmingham.