Consultant Clinical Scientist, Paediatric Physiological Measurement
NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde
Ruth Hamilton has worked for NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde since 2003 in paediatric physiological measurement. Her PhD in 2005 investigated the electroretinogram in preterm infants and led to multiple investigations of prenatal influences on children's vision, including maternal diet, maternal methadone use and neonatal supplements. She has been an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow since 2007 and sits on the Board of the International Society for Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision, the British Society for Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision and the Association for Clinical Scientists (ACS). Ruth is an assessor for the Association of Clinical Scientists and for the National School of Healthcare Science. She currently chairs the NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Area Healthcare Science and Allied Health Professionals Committee.
Ruth has been chief investigator or co-investigator of research studies attracting over £650k of external funding, with 40 peer-reviewed publications and is regularly invited to speak or to teach at international meetings and courses.