Karen Hayden

Clinical Trials Data Manager, Clinical Trials Unit

Faculty:Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care


Location: Chelmsford

Areas of Expertise: Clinical trials

Research Supervision:Yes

Karen has expertise in building data management and randomisation systems, budget management and project development for a variety of types of clinical trials.



Karen started her role as Clinical Trials Data Manager within the newly established Anglia Ruskin Clinical Trials Unit in March 2012. The work within the CTU involves working with clinicians throughout every stage from bid development to publication to ensure data is captured and reported in accordance to regulatory requirements to produce high quality research.

Previously she worked in the NHS as the Senior Data Manager within the Research and Development Department at Basildon University Hospital. Her role her involved data management and financial accountability of NIHR portfolio, commercial and non-commercial studies.

Research interests

  • Clinical Trials


  • MSc Psychological Research Methods, The Open University
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology, The University of Kent