Professor Dame Jessica Corner

Professor Dame Jessica Corner
Professor Dame Jessica Corner

Professor Dame Jessica Corner

Jessica is Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange for the University of Nottingham where she is leading a bold new strategy for the University’s research as recently announced at the Royal Society in London by the Minister for Universities and Science.

She has held academic appointments at King’s College, the Institute of Cancer Research in London and the University of Southampton.

Starting her career as an academic and specialist cancer nurse she has held numerous national roles for the NHS, charity sector and higher education and is an authority on improving care and long term health outcomes for people with cancer.

She is Chair of the UK Health Education Advisory Committee, was a REF 2014 Panel member for Sub Panel 3 Allied Health, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy and was Chair of the Council of Deans for Health 2014-2017.

Jessica was awarded a DBE in 2014 for services to Health Care Research and Education and is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

Period of appointment: 2 years