Ruth is a Project Coordinator in CHE, currently supporting the research team led by Professor Rowena Jacobs on an NIHR project examining the relationship between primary care practice performance and emergency admissions for persons with serious mental illness. Ruth also coordinates resource management information for the TEETHA team, led by Professor Mark Sculpher.
Previously, Ruth has been involved in a consultation exercise led by Professor Richard Cookson about fairness in the NHS, the CAPTOR toolkit project looking at health economics and interventions that improve air quality led by James Lomas and a CLAHRC (Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research) project led by Dr Laura Bojke to establish the regional research priorities for improving the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of treatment pathways for patients with acute myocardial infarction. Prior to joining CHE in 2013, Ruth was working as a freelance Research Assistant on a project looking at services available to children with life-limiting illnesses.
Ruth graduated from the University of Stirling with a BS (Hons) in Sociology and Social Policy in 1996 and then spent several years working as a Consultancy Support Manager for a Management Consultancy in Oxford, before returning to her home town of York in 2001.
Ruth works part-time and is in the office on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.