University of birmingham
Russell holds the chair in Health Systems at the University of Birmingham where he is currently Director of Research at the Health Services Management Centre (HSMC). He is also a visiting professor at the Australian Institute for Health Innovation, Sydney and in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo. He was previously Director of the Centre for Health and Public Services Management at the University of York. His research interests embrace hospital governance, health care quality, patient safety and international health reform. He provides expert advice to a range of national and international health agencies, including WHO, OECD, EU, HM Treasury and the Department of Health. Russell has published 9 books and over 100 peer reviewed articles in leading scientific journals such as the British Medical Journal, The Lancet and The Milbank Quarterly and he has garnered several international prizes for his research including the Baxter European book award.
His research interests embrace hospital governance, health care quality, patient safety and international health reform.