Karen Beck

BSc (Hons)

Population Health, School of Medicine and Population Health

Section Manager

Design, Trials and Statistics

Karen Beck
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+44 114 222 0795

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Karen Beck
Population Health, School of Medicine and Population Health
Room 2.17, 2nd Floor
The Innovation Centre
217 Portobello
S1 4DP

I am the Section Manager in Design, Trials and Statistics for Population Health 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 and Development at the NHS Executive Trent and at South Yorkshire Police.

Working groups

I am a member of the following working groups:

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


I currently sit on the following committees in Population Health:

  • Senior Administrators' Group
  • Space Committee
  • Departmental Promotions Panel
  • Facilities Group
  • BSc (Honours) in Health Studies 2.2, The Open University
  • Certificate in Health Promotion, The Open University