Prof Jo Dumville

Professor of Applied Health Research

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Research interests

Jo works as part of a team focused on ultimately improving health outcomes for people with complex (chronic) wounds such as leg ulcers, foot ulcers, pressure ulcers (sometimes called bedsores) and open surgical wounds. She has been involved in a number of large randomised controlled trials in wound care and was Chief Investigator of the VenUS IV trial. She is currently involved in two NIHR-funded Programme Grants for Applied Research.


 Wounds Research for Patient Benefit —

Open surgical wounds: characterising the problem and identifying effective treatments —

Methodological knowledge

Jo has expertise in the design and conduct of epidemiological research such as randomised controlled trials and cohort studies. She has conducted a number of systematic reviews and has employed further evidence synthesis approaches, including mixed treatment comparison meta-analysis. Jo has also been involved in a number of cost effectiveness evaluations including assessment of expected value of further information.


Research and projects

No current projects are available for public display