Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma

Department staff

Our core team comprises academic staff, practitioners, and support staff.




Edinburgh Research Explorer

Prof Hamish Simpson

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Research Profile Hamish Simpson

Deborah Macdonald

Database and Clinical Research Manager

Nisreen Al-Namnam

Postdoctoral Researcher


Melanie Wheeldon

Research Technician


Christine Beadle

Clinical Trials Coordinator


Gillian Leitch

Research Assistant


Stephanie Collishaw

Laboratory Manager/Biomedical Scientist


Kimberley Moore Ede

Departmental Secretary


Linus Chirchir Health Data analyst  




To get in touch with any of the department staff, please contact the Senior Secretary in the first instance.

Kimberley Moore Ede

Senior Secretary

  • Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma
  • University of Edinburgh

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