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Dr Iain Atherton

Biography Dr Atherton is a Reader in Nursing with expertise in population health. He is also Co-Director of the ESRC funded Scottish Centre for Administrative Data Research.

After working in clinical practice in a range of specialities, he went on to study demography at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine before completing a PhD at the University of St Andrews. He is interested in the interaction between health care practitioners in their day-to-day work and large-scale population trends. These interests are reflected in his research and teaching. He is also passionate about education and has published in the field of nursing pedagogy.
Research Interests
Teaching and Learning