Dr. Ramani Moonesinghe BSc.(Hons) MD(Res) MBBS MRCP FRCA FFICM

Co-Director, UCL UCLH Surgical Outcomes Research Centre
Deputy Director, NIAA Health Services Research Centre

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Ramani is a Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine at University College London Hospitals (UCLH) and Director, UCL/UCLH Surgical Outcomes Research Centre. She is a Board Member of the UK's National Institute for Academic Anaesthesia (NIAA), where she is Academic training advisor and is Deputy Director of the NIAA's Health Services Research Centre. She is Academic Training Program Director for the London Academy of Anaesthesia. She was a Council Member of the Royal College of Anaesthetists between 2008 and 2012.

Ramani's research interest is Health Services Research and Improvement Science in perioperative medicine, in particular, risk stratification and outcome measurement with a view to improving the quality of care for patients undergoing major surgery. She has recently begun a 3-year post-doctoral fellowship in Improvement Science with the Health Foundation and is leading the development of a Perioperative Quality Improvement Programme to measure morbidity and patient reported outcome after major non-cardiac surgery.

She is married to Ed Pennington-Ridge, an inventor, and co-Director of his company, Elegant Design and Solutions (www.edasinvent.com) which works on innovative solutions to medical and humanitarian problems.