Founder Director, Manchester Improving Medicine with Innovation and Technology (MIMIT)
Director of Strategic Initiatives (Health & Wellbeing), Oxford Road Corridor (Manchester’s Innovation District) & Health Innovation Manchester
Chair, St Ann's Hospice
Professor Jackie Oldham is the founder Director of Manchester: Improving Medicine with Innovation and Technology (MIMIT) driving innovation to address unmet health and social care need. She is also Director of Strategic Initiatives (Health & Wellbeing), Oxford Road Corridor (Manchester’s Innovation District) & Health Innovation Manchester. Alongside these roles in 2018 she was appointed Chair of the Board of Trustees, St Ann Hospice, Greater Manchester and is a Manchester Global Ambassador.
Jackie holds a PhD in musculoskeletal physiology and was the founder director of the Centre for Rehabilitation Science at the University of Manchester. She has served as an invited member on a number of National committees including the NHS Secretary of State’s Advisory Panel for NHS Challenge Prizes and the Medical Research Council Translational Research and Stratified Medicine Steering Groups.
Jackie’s interests lie in driving innovation to address unmet healthcare need, developing innovation frameworks and supporting organisations in the delivery of needs driven innovation.
1983 BSc, Physiology, University of Liverpool
1987 PhD, Rehabilitation of skeletal muscle in the arthritic hand, University of Liverpool, Department of Physiology (Holt Fellowship)
1984 Registered General Nurse (intercalated with BSc in Physiology) University of Liverpool