Professor Ray Jones

Professor Ray Jones

Professor of Health Informatics

School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health & Human Sciences)


1982-86 PhD Health Informatics, University of Nottingham.

1975-76 MSc Operational Research, University of Reading.

1970-73 BSc Maths/Management 2I(Hons), QEC, Univ. London

1991 Postgrad cert in Health Economics (Aberdeen)

Professional qualifications

2001 FFPH Fellow Faculty of Public Health

2001 Chartered Information Technology Professional

1999 Hon MFPHM Hon.Member Faculty Public Health Medicine

1995 CEng Chartered Engineer

1989 MBCS Member British Computer Society

Research interests

E-health especially the use of information by patients

Follow me on Twitter @rjonesplymouth to find out more

Research degrees awarded to supervised students

Glasgow (8 PhD; 1 MMedSci + approx 100 MSc projects)

1988 Mohsen Janghorbani; 1990 Frank Sullivan (DoS Robin Knill Jones); 1990 Steven Oboegbulum; 1990 Teresa Paixao; 1993 Mar Soler-Lopez (MSc by research); 1996 Fatima Al-Barwani; 2000 Mark Livingston; 2003 Charles Docherty (DoS Edith Hillan); 2003 Jenny Marsden

Plymouth (8 PhD)

2011 Philip Abdelmalik (DoS Maged Kamel Boulos); 2011 Celine Lewis (DoS Heather Skirton); 2010 George Richardson; 2008 Miriam McMullan; 2008 Joanne Paton; 2007 Jane Grose (minor role: Dos Heather Skirton); 2007 Sue Richardson (minor role: DoS Sheena Asthana); 2004 Ruth Darvill (Dos Heather Skirton)

Research groups

  • Centre for Health and Social Care Innovation (CHeSCI)
  • E-health
  • Plymouth Inequalities Group
  • Sustainability, Society and Health
  • VOYAGE: Technology and ageing

See full publications on Google Scholar citations

Also many papers can be downloaded from Research Gate

Here is a link to a collection of papers on the Sharptalk (online support for young people who self harm) project


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Healthpoint 1990 Scottish News
Infosalud Segovian TV 1998
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