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Professor Jackie Oldham (PhD, BSc (Hons), RGN) - personal details

Contact details

Role: Director, MIMIT (Manchester: Integrating Medicine and Innovative Technology)

Tel: +44 (0)161 306 5130


Manchester Institute of Biotechnology
The University of Manchester
131 Princess Street
Manchester M1 7DN

Centre for Rehabilitation Science

Arthritis Research UK Epidemiology Unit

Centre for Musculoskeletal Research

Institute of Inflammation and Repair

The University of Manchester

Manchester Academic Health Science Centre Stopford Building

Oxford Road

Manchester M13 9PT

Telephone: +44(0)161-306-5130
Facsimile +44(0)161-306-8918 (please note this is a general fax number)

PA's contact details:
Helen Ashworth
Telephone: +44(0)161-306-5130
Facsimilie: +44(0)161-306-8918 (please note this is a general fax number)




Current Post

1996 - Director, Centre for Rehabilitation Science, The University of Manchester

1997 - Honorary Principal Investigator, Central Manchester Foundation Trust

2008 - Director, Manchester: Integrating Medicine and Innovative Technology (MIMIT)

Previous Posts

1984          Staff Nurse, Mersey Regional Health Authority

1984-1987  Holt Fellow, Department of Physiology, Liverpool University

1987-1988  Scientific Officer, NeuroTech Research Unit, Liverpool Univeristy

1987-1988  Part-time Staff Nurse, Mersey Regional Health Authority

1988          Temporary Lecturer, Department of Nursing, Liverpool University

1988-1993  Lecturer, Department of Nursing, Liverpool University

1993          Senior Lecturer, Department of Nursing, University of Liverpool

1993-1997  Reader in Nursing, Manchester University / Co-Director, Rehabilitation Research Unit, Ladywell Hospital

1997-2002  Professor, School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Visiting, University of Manchester

1997-2002  Non-Executive Director, North Manchester General Hospital

2004          Strategic Consultant for Clinical Operations, UK Biobank, Manchester

2001-2006  Operational Director, Manchester Wellcome Trust Clinical Facility

2006-2007  Director of Strategic Development, Manchester Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility

2008-2009  Director, UK Clinical Research Facility Network


Memberships of Committees and Professional Bodies

  • Founder Member, Academy of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Visiting Research
  • Member, Royal College of Nursing
  • Member, Society for Research and Rehabilitation
  • Member, Society for Back Pain Research
  • Former Member, NCCRCD, Integrated Academic Training Pathway for Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professions: Implementation Group
  • Member, Arthritis Research Campaign Allied Health Professional Fellowship Committee
  • Member, NHS Innovation Challenge Prize Expert Panel
  • Member, MRC Translational Research Group
  • Member, MRC Stratified Medicine Group
  • Member, MRC Confidence in Concept Committee
  • Member REF Panel 3


Academic Qualifications

1983  BSc, Physiology, University of Liverpool

1987  PhD, Physiology, University of Liverpool

Professional Qualifications

1984  Registered General Nurse


  • Director, Centre for Rehabilitation Science
  • Director, Manchester: Integrating Medicine and Innovative Technology (MIMIT)
  • Manchester Academic Health Science Centre (MAHSC) Health Technology Lead
  • Honorary Director, Edward Centre for healtcare Research 


Director, MSc Interdisciplinary Medicine & Engineering (MIME)