“I am delighted to be part of this innovative collaboration of researchers. CASMI presents the opportunity to achieve a step change in the research and promotion of sustainable biomedical and health care innovations for the benefit of patients”
Rosalind Raine is Professor of Health Care Evaluation and the Head of the Department of Applied Health Research at University College London (UCL); she is Director of NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) North Thames; she is UCL Partners Programme Director for Population Health and Assistant Director of Research and Development, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH).
She graduated in medicine (having taken an intercalated BSc in Psychology) from UCL and undertook her Masters in Public Health and a PhD in health services research at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She trained in public health medicine and is a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health.
Rosalind has an international reputation for research on inequalities in the distribution of health care, its causes, impact on health inequalities and policy responses. She designs and experimentally evaluates national interventions to reduce inequalities and undertakes evaluations of NHS interventions, with a particular focus on the determinants of effective and equitable implementation.
The Department of Applied Health Research evaluates health care, population health interventions and strategies to improve the organisation and widespread implementation of health care and public health. It focusses on the interventions, programmes and pathways which are most likely to have a substantial impact on health improvement and on reductions in health and health care inequalities. The Department‘s interests span public health, health services and national, local and individual measures to improve health for all social groups.
Rosalind is Chair of the UK Heads of Academic Departments of Public Health, scientific adviser to the World Health Organisation (Department of Reproductive Health and Research) and a member of the Research Excellence Framework 2014 Sub-Panel for Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care. She also advises the Department of Health and national policy Think Tanks.