Dr John Ainsworth

John Ainsworth is professor of health informatics at the University of Manchester where he is also Deputy Director of the Centre for Health Informatics. He is involved in numerous research projects, but with one common aim - to use computing and information technology to improve the health of the population. He is also Deputy Director of the MRC Health eResearch Centre, part of the Farr Institute of Health Informatics Research and is the Director of the Connected Health Cities Coordinating Centre.


John works at the intersection of information technology and healthcare research focusing on applying information technology to improving health care and includes:
• Harnessing computing technology to enhance data science
• Using information technology to improve health services
• Applying emerging computing technologies to create novel interventions