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Professor Rosalind Raine BSc, MBBS, MSc, PhD, FFPH, FMedSci


Professor and Head of the Department of Applied Health Research at UCL

Steering Committee

University College London

Rosalind is Professor and Head of the Department of Applied Health Research at UCL, a public health medicine doctor, Director of NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) North Thames (Europe’s largest partnership of world leading applied health and care researchers) and Vice Director of NIHR Cancer Policy Research Unit.

She is recognised as a world leading applied researcher with expertise in the design and examination of major health service/ public health change, including digital health innovations, and of determinants of implementation of evidence-based care. She has a particular interest in the measurement of health inequalities and in designing interventions to reduce the social gradient in health. She integrates diverse techniques including complex data analysis and ethnography to examine the impact of health/public health interventions on health outcomes, health inequalities, health care quality and costs.

Rosalind was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, selected as an NIHR Senior Investigator and, by NIHR as one of the countries ‘leading edge scientists’. She was also selected by the British Medical Association as one of 29 national role models in academic medicine.

She is an elected member of NIHR Strategy Board and of the Lancet Commission on The Future of the NHS. She advises on health policy internationally, nationally and regionally; chaired the UK Heads of Academic Departments of Public Health (representing Departments at over 30 universities) and sat on the HEFCE Research Excellence Framework Panel (whose recommendations inform the distribution of Government funding to UK universities).