Crispin Jenkinson is Professor of Health Services Research and Director of the Health Services Research Unit (HSRU) in the Nuffield Department of Population Health, and an Official Fellow of Harris Manchester College, where he is also Tutor for Graduates. He graduated from Bedford College (University of London) before coming to Oxford where he gained an MSc in psychology and then undertook research on the psychological impact of long-term illness for a DPhil. Prior to joining the HSRU, he was a research fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford.
Professor Jenkinson teaches on the MSc in Global Health Science and Epidemiology.
His main research interests include quality of life and health status measurement, the evaluation of patient experiences of medical care, and methodology. He has extensive experience of developing and validating outcome measures and, in collaboration with others, has conducted randomised controlled trials in which such instruments have been primary end-points. He has written and edited a number of books as well as having published over 200 peer reviewed papers.