Clinical Research Facility Manager
RILD Building Level 2
University of Exeter Medical School, RILD Building, RD&E Hospital Wonford, Barrack Road, Exeter, EX2 5DW, UK
Jo Studham has worked in clinical research for over 25 years. She has most recently worked as Head of Operations for the INFANT Research Centre based at University College Cork. She was responsible for the day to day function of the Centre and its multi-disciplinary team across the organisation. Prior to that she was Clinical Research Facility Manager at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Until October 2012 Jo was Clinical Director (Nursing) of the Clinical Research Facility at UCLH. In addition to responsibility for the CRF, she was also responsible for the Clinical Research Nurses across the organisation. She has also worked as Clinical Research Facilities Manager at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. She was responsible for the overarching management of the adult Clinical Research Facilities based at St Thomas’ and Guy’s. She was the Lead Nurse for the Sir John McMichael Centre for Clinical Research at Hammersmith Hospital.
Jo trained as a registered nurse at UCH London and became a clinical research nurse at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School (latterly Imperial College) in the Department of Clinical Pharmacology in 1989 after completing a degree in Anthropology and Geography at UCL. Whilst working at Imperial College Jo completed a Masters in Health Promotion at UEL. Jo has also been a member of the London Bridge, National Research Ethics Committee and the Imperial College non NRES Ethics Committee.