Kathy Rowan, PhD, MSc, BSc
Intensive Care National Audit & Research Centre (ICNARC)
Member: International Scientific Advisory Committee
In 1994, Kathy established the Intensive Care National Audit & Research Centre (ICNARC) in the UK to facilitate improvements in the structure, process, outcomes and experiences of critical care for patients and for those who care for them. ICNARC undertakes a broad programme of clinical audit and research, both nationally and internationally. From 1994 to 2013, Kathy led and directed ICNARC and in 2004 was awarded the Humphry Davy Medal by the UK Royal College of Anaesthetists as a mark of distinction for her significant contribution to critical care. Following appointment of a Chief Executive in 2014, Kathy now acts as ICNARC’s Director of Scientific & Strategic Development and remains Director of its UK Clinical Research Collaboration Registered Clinical Trials Unit. Kathy is also an Honorary Professor in the Department of Health Services Research and Policy at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and in the Division of Research Strategy at University College London.