Roxanne Crosby-Nwaobi, NIHR
Roxanne Crosby-Nwaobi
Interim programme director for NIHR senior research leaders

Roxanne is a postdoctoral clinical academic ophthalmic nurse, lead nurse for research at Moorfields Eye Hospital, an honorary Associate Professor at University College London Institute of Ophthalmology, the interim Programme Director for the NIHR Senior Research Leader programme. Last November, she was awarded RCN Researcher of the year. She is passionate about improving ophthalmic patient related outcomes through the modelling of real-world clinical data to deliver personalised healthcare and has a particular interest in population health for underserved communities. She has been listed as one of 75 faces of nursing research for this year's NHS 75th birthday celebrations by the NHS England’s Chief Nursing Officer’s research team. She recently won the Chairman’s award for outstanding contribution to Moorfields and the Nursing Times Technology Innovation Competition for Digital Practice of the Future. She and her team has been nominated for seven national and international awards since September 2023.