Dr Karen Ritchie

  • Honorary Research Fellow (School of Health & Wellbeing)

Hsre, Delta House, 50 West Nile Street, Glasgow G1 2NP

Research interests

Karen Ritchie originally trained in the biological sciences and has a BSc from University of Glasgow and undertook her PhD at the MRC Toxicology Unit, Surrey. She worked in lab based cancer research before developing a career in health services research including undertaking a Masters in Public Health. Following research posts at the University of Glasgow and the MRC Institute of Hearing Research she joined the NHS in 2002 to manage a team of health services researchers in the synthesis of evidence to support a range of activities including production of health technology assessments. Karen currently leads the Knowledge and Information Unit within Healthcare Improvement Scotland which provides information, research and knowledge management support across the organisation and develops standards and indicators to support healthcare improvement. Karen is a member of the NICE Accreditation Advisory Committee


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