Karen Beck BSc.(Honours) in Health Studies

Section Manager

Design, Trials and StatisticsKaren Beck
The University of Sheffield
Regent Court, 30 Regent Street
S1 4DA

Tel: +44 (0) 114 222 0795

email : karen.beck@sheffield.ac.uk


I am the Section Manager in Design, Trials and Statistics, ScHARR and I am responsible for overseeing the clerical and administrative support in the section; working with the Section Director and Heads of Groups to make strategic decisions for the section; arranging accommodation for section staff and visiting academics; dealing with human resource issues and financial management of the section.

I have held a variety of administrative/secretarial/clerical posts over the past 17 years which have given me a wealth of experience. Prior to working in Design, Trials and Statistics, I have worked in the Clinical Trials Research Unit leading a team of administrative staff, the Section of Public Health supporting the Patient Safety Theme of research and the development of the NICE Clinical Guidelines and before that in Research & Development at the NHS Executive Trent and at South Yorkshire Police.

Working Groups

I am a member of the following working groups:

  • Faculty MDH Work Shadowing (for professional services staff)
  • ScHARR Working Better Together


I currently sit on the following ScHARR Committees:

  • Senior Administrators' Group
  • Space Committee
  • Departmental Promotions Panel
  • Facilities Group

Qualifications and Training

BSc. (Honours) in Health Studies 2.2, The Open University
Certificate in Health Promotion, The Open University