Prof John Ainsworth

Professor of Health Informatics

Full contact details
View graph of relations


  • Professor of Health Informatics
  • Director of the Centre for Health Informatics and the Health eResearch Centre (HeRC)


John's career history is not that of a conventional academic; he has a diverse education (BSc Physics, MSc Cognitive Science, PhD Health Informatics) and worked for ten years in industry prior to his academic career. John has worked for Bell Northern Research, Cisco Systems and PA Consulting Group in a wide range of R&D roles in telecoms and data networking. John has been involved in two spin-out companies to develop and commercialise his research - North West eHealth and Affigo CIC.


  • BSc (Hons) Physics
  • MSc Cognitive Science
  • PhD Health Informatics

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS)

UK Council for Health Informatics Professions (Reg. No. 10396)

Related information