Emeritus Professor of Health Services Research
Emeritus Fellow, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge
MA, BM, BCh, DM, FRCGP, FRCP, FMedSci
Professor Martin Roland is Emeritus Professor of Health Services Research at the University of Cambridge. He trained in clinical medicine at the University of Oxford, where he obtained his doctorate. Following vocational training for general practice, he worked in London and in Cambridge before moving to the Chair of General Practice in the University of Manchester in 1992. In 1994, he established and subsequently became Director of the National Primary Care Research and Development Centre.In 2009 he moved to the inaugural RAND Professorship in Health Services Research at the University of Cambridge, a post which he held until 2016 when he was succeeded by Professor Mary Dixon-Woods. Professor Roland’s main areas of research interest are developing methods of measuring quality of care, and evaluating interventions to improve care in the NHS. His previous areas of research include back pain, hospital referrals, out of hours care and skillmix in primary care. Professor Roland was a practising GP for 35 years from 1979 to 2014 and was appointed CBE in 2003 for Services to Medicine.
Please note that Professor Roland is no longer taking PhD students.
Professor Roland’s publications can be found – https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8533-3060