Usher Institute


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Senior Leadership Team

Director Professor Aziz Sheikh
Deputy Director Professor Jackie Price
Dean of Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences Professor Sarah Cunningham-Burley
Representatives of Head of Centre: Biomedicine, Self & Society

Dr Sarah Chan and Professor Martyn Pickersgill

(on behalf of Head of Centre, Professor Sarah Cunningham-Burley)

Heads of Centre: Global Health Professors Harish Nair and Igor Rudan
Head of Centre: Medical Informatics Professor Ewen Harrison
Heads of Centre: Population Health Sciences Professors David Weller and Linda Bauld
Director of Edinburgh Clinical Trials Unit Professor John Norrie
Director of Education Dr Jeni Harden
Director of Postgraduate Research Professor Jackie Price
Director of Innovation Dr Kathrin Cresswell
Director of Knowledge Exchange and Research Impact Dr Thanasis Tsanas
Directors of Research Professor Steff Lewis and Dr Martyn Pickersgill
Senior Research Strategy Manager Alex Peden
Senior Responsible Officer, Data-Driven Innovation Hub

Professor Nick Mills

(Deputy: Professor Ewen Harrison)

Director of Professional Services Vivien Smith
Chair of Ethics Committee Dr Pamela Warner

Usher Institute staff

All academic, research and professional services staff from across the Usher Institute.

Affiliate members

Individuals who work closely with the Usher Institute, but whose primary affiliation is elsewhere.

Usher PhD, MRes and MD students

PhD, MRes and MD students on the three postgraduate programmes in Usher - Global Health, Medical Informatics and Population Health Sciences.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The Usher Institute seeks to foster an inclusive, fair, respectful culture and a welcoming environment in which all staff and students can flourish.

Find our more about Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at the Usher Institute

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