Ruth Evans

Ruth Evans


I joined the Institute in 2007 and teach on the MSc Health Informatics programme and the undergraduate medical programme. Prior to this I taught in the School of Computing.

My particular interests are in process modelling and process improvement, benefits and change management, human factors, usability and user-centred-design.

I am also the Academic Lead for the Benefits Management Network, a network for professionals working in Benefits Management, largely based in Yorkshire.


  • Deputy Programme Leader, MSc Health Informatics


  • MSc Software Development
  • BEng (Hons) Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  • University of Leeds Teaching Award (ULTA-2)

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

Student education

I am Deputy Programme Leader for the MSc Health Informatics, leading a number of postgraduate modules and providing teaching across other parts of the programme.  I supervise student MSc Projects, including recent work on the impact of ePrescribing on Medication Errors (UK), and Antenatal Care Pathways (Zimbabwe). I also lecture and provide practical classes for the undergraduate medical programme.

Research groups and institutes

  • Leeds Institute of Health Sciences