Dean for Research & Knowledge Exchange
BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD, CStat, FSS, FFPH, FSCT, FRSE
Marion Campbell is Dean of Research for Life Sciences and Medicine and Professor of Health Services Research in the Health Services Research Unit (HSRU). Marion's main research interests are in the methodology of evaluative research, especially the design, conduct and analysis of clinical trials of surgical and other complex interventions. She has also published widely on cluster randomised trials. She has served on many national and international funding agencies and committees and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, of the Faculty of Public Health and of the international Society for Clinical Trials.
Marion graduated with an honours degree in Statistics from the University of Aberdeen and subsequently obtained an MSc and PhD. Following early career appointments within the health service in the fields of operational research and statistics of medical audit, she joined the Health Services Research Unit in 1993. She became Director of the Unit in 2007 - a position she held until 2015. Marion is now Dean of Research for Life Sciences and Medicine although HSRU remains her academic base.