Jane Nixon

Prof. Jane Nixon MBE, PhD, RGN, SoTV Trustee and Professor of Tissue Viability and Clinical Trials Research, Leeds Institute Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Leeds

Jane Nixon is Professor of Tissue Viability and Clinical Trials Research and Deputy Director at the Clinical Trials Research Unit, University of Leeds, UK. Jane leads an internationally renowned National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funded programme of research in pressure ulcer prevention and has delivered three large mattress trials as well as applied health research in areas including pressure ulcer pain, severe pressure ulcers, risk factors, risk assessment, and quality of life, with a strong practice focus.

Jane is currently Chair WReN Scientific Committee and previously President of EPUAP and Chair of the SoTV. In 2016 and 2020 she was appointed as an NIHR Senior Investigator and in 2017 was awarded an MBE for her contribution to health research.