Clinical Trials Programme

Meet the team

Our team is drawn from the Clinical Trials community in Edinburgh and beyond. Each is a specialist with current experience in the field.


Core Team

Professor Stuart Ralston Programme  Director
Afshan Dean Programme Manager
Richard Smith Acting Programme Lead
Chris Sheridan Online Learning Coordinator

Teaching Team  

James Gibson Course Lead - Monitoring and Audit, and Ethical and Regulatory Considerations in Randomised Control Trials
Katharina Diernberger Course Lead - Introduction to Health Economics and Applied Health Economics
Jessica Rees Course Lead - Introduction to Randomised Control Trials and Medical Statistics
Judith Syson Course Lead - Principles of Clinical Trial Management
Carol Porteous Course Lead - Patient and Public Involvement
Antonia Sophocleous Dissertation Coordinator
Joanna Alexjuk Tutor

Juliet Cavanagh-Anderson

Holly Ennis Tutor
Sarah Gregory Tutor
Lorn Mackenzie Tutor
Christina Mainka Tutor