Personal profile

Teaching

Tutor for Ageing Week to 3rd year medical students

Block organiser for undergraduate teaching of Ageing and Health (Medicine 3) to 4th year medical students. A 2 week clinical attachment, running for 40 weeks per year

Bedside clinical teaching and end of block assessment marker for 4th year students on Ageing and Health attachment

External tutor, World Health Organisation/United Nations International Institute on Ageing

Research

Leader of an interdisciplinary team of clinical researchers in Ageing and Health.

Focus is on the evalution of interventions with the potential to minimise or postpone disability in later life.

Key themes are cardiovascular disease in later life, sarcopenia and physical activity

Chair, UK NIHR CCRN age and ageing research network

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Dundee

Doctor of Medicine, University of Dundee

Keywords

  • R Medicine (General)
  • Ageing
  • Medicine of Old Age
  • Sarcopenia
  • Exercise

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Research Output 1995 2018

The effect of perindopril on postural instability in older people with a history of falls-a randomised controlled trial

Sumukadas, D., Price, R., McMurdo, M. E. T., Rauchhaus, P., Struthers, A., McSwiggan, S., Arnold, G., Abboud, R. & Witham, M. 1 Jan 2018 In : Age and Ageing. 47, 1, p. 75-81 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Perindopril
Randomized Controlled Trials
Placebos
Muscle Strength
Orthostatic Hypotension

Association between bisphosphonate therapy and outcomes from rehabilitation in older people

Goodbrand, J. A., Hughes, L. D., Cochrane, L., Donnan, P., McGilchrist, M., Frost, H., McMurdo, M. & Witham, M. May 2017 In : Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 70, p. 195-200 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Diphosphonates
rehabilitation
Rehabilitation
death
hospitalization
1 Citations

Factors associated with change in objectively measured physical activity in older people: data from the Physical Activity Cohort Scotland study

Clarke, C., Sniehotta, F. F., Vadiveloo, T., Argo, I., Donnan, P., McMurdo, M. & Witham, M. 14 Aug 2017 In : BMC Geriatrics. 17, p. 1-9 9 p., 180

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Scotland
Cohort Studies
Exercise
Independent Living
Linear Models

How active are women who play bingo: a cross-sectional study from the Well!Bingo project

Ryde, G. C., Gorely, T., Jepson, R., Gray, C. M., Shepherd, A., Mackison, D., Ireland, A. V., Williams, B., McMurdo, M. E. T. & Evans, J. M. M. 28 Jul 2017 In : BMC Women's Health. 17, p. 1-8 8 p., 57

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Cross-Sectional Studies
Exercise
Scotland
Insurance Benefits
Chi-Square Distribution

Quantitative data analysis of perceived barriers and motivators to physical activity in stroke survivors

Nicholson, S. L., Greig, C. A., Sniehotta, F. F., Johnston, M., Lewis, S. J., McMurdo, M. E. T., Johnston, D., Scopes, J. & Mead, G. E. Sep 2017 In : Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. 47, 3, p. 231-236 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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stroke
data analysis
self-efficacy
health
fatigue

Prizes

Lady Illingworth award from Tenovus UK

Marion McMurdo (Recipient), 2001

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

quality of life

Public Engagement with Science

Marion McMurdo (Recipient), 2011

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

science

Activities 2005 2014

  • 8 Participation in conference
  • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Types of Public engagement and outreach - Public lecture/debate/seminar

John Lawson lecture, Royal College of General Practitioners

McMurdo, M. (Keynote/plenary speaker)
26 Jun 2014

Activity: Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Advancing Excellence in Healthcare 2014

McMurdo, M. (Invited speaker)
20 Jun 2014

Activity: Participation in conference

Evening Medical Update on Falls, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

McMurdo, M. (Keynote/plenary speaker)
29 Jan 2013

Activity: Participation in conference

American Geriatrics Society 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting

McMurdo, M. (Participant)
4 May 2013

Activity: Participation in conference

Annual NICE Knowledge Exchange 2012

McMurdo, M. (Keynote/plenary speaker)
12 May 2012

Activity: Participation in conference

Press / Media

Old drug could offer osteoarthritis relief

Marion McMurdo

3/12/13

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research

OLD DRUG COULD OFFER OSTEOARTHRITIS RELIEF

Marion McMurdo

3/12/13

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Vitamin D shown not to lower blood pressure in older adults with high blood pressure

Miles Witham & Marion McMurdo

12/08/1314/08/13

7 items of media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Unnecessary ward moves - bad for patients, bad for healthcare systems

Miles Witham & Marion McMurdo

29/07/13

24 items of media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Better guidelines needed for multimorbidity

Bruce Guthrie & Marion McMurdo

9/10/12

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Thesis

The effect of spironolactone on exercise capacity in functionally impaired older people without heart failure

Author: Burton, L. A., 2011

Supervisor: McMurdo, M. (Supervisor) & Struthers, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Medicine

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The effect of vitamin K On vascular health and physical function in older people with vascular disease

Author: Fulton, R., 2013

Supervisor: Witham, M. (Supervisor) & McMurdo, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Science

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