Lead Research Nurse

Research Interests:

Infectious diseases


After graduating from Stirling University in 2008 with a BSc in Adult nursing, Amy worked as a Staff Nurse within the Vascular Surgical department at NHS Forth Valley. In 2014 Amy began working to pursue a career as a Research Nurse, firstly within the Wellcome Trust at Edinburgh’s Western General Hospital, gaining experience in early phase clinical trials. Having developed an interest in Infectious Diseases following working on the OVIVA Study, Amy began working as a Senior Research nurse at the Regional Infectious Diseases Unit in Edinburgh in 2014. During her time there she has worked on a variety of studies both commercial and academic in clinical infection including HIV, Hepatitis, C diff and SARS COVID-19. Since 2016 Amy has been a Committee Member of the South East Scotland Research Ethics Committee, this role involves reviewing research applications and amendments for ethical opinion and approval. Amy most recently obtained a MSc in Clinical Trials from Edinburgh University & has since become the Lead Research Nurse of CIRG.