Dr Ruth Jackson

Pro Vice Chancellor - School of Medicine Development

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


Location: Chelmsford, Cambridge

Ruth is Pro Vice Chancellor and Dean of our Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care. She is currently seconded to our new School of Medicine, which opened in September 2018.


Ruth is also Director of the Postgraduate Medical Institute - Anglia Ruskin’s internationally recognised translational medical research institute. Founded in 2008, the Postgraduate Medical Institute (PMI) is a partnership, unique in the United Kingdom, of all the acute, mental health, primary care trusts in the county of Essex, the Royal Society for Public Health, Essex County Council, two national private health providers and Anglia Ruskin University.

Research interests

  • Simulation
  • Clinical Decision Making
  • Obstetric Emergencies


  • PhD
  • MSc Midwifery
  • BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies
  • Postgraduate Certificate Education

Selected recent publications

Kinnear, John and Jackson, Ruth (2016) Constructing diagnostic likelihood: clinical decisions using subjective versus statistical probability. Postgraduate Medical Journal