McMurdo, Marion

Professor

  • 8647 Citations
  • 46 h-Index
1985 …2020

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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

Doctor of Medicine, University of Dundee

Award Date: 1 Jan 1988

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Dundee

Award Date: 1 Jan 1980

Keywords

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

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Research Output

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    What do older people expect from health and social care in the community?

    Kliempt, P., Ruta, D., Ogston, S. & McMurdo, M. E. T., 15 Jul 2019, Quality in Health Care: Strategic Issues in Health Care Management. Tavakoli, M. (ed.). 1 ed. London: Taylor & Francis, p. 173-183 11 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Sufficient levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and protein intake required to increase muscle mass in sarcopenic older adults - The PROVIDE study

    Verlaan, S., Maier, A. B., Bauer, J. M., Bautmans, I., Brandt, K., Donini, L. M., Maggio, M., McMurdo, M. E. T., Mets, T., Seal, C., Wijers, S. L. J., Sieber, C., Boirie, Y. & Cederholm, T., Apr 2018, In : European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 37, 2, p. 551-557 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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  • 26 Citations (Scopus)
    153 Downloads (Pure)

    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

    Open Access
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  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    183 Downloads (Pure)

    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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  • 2 Citations (Scopus)
    154 Downloads (Pure)

    Prizes

    Lady Illingworth award from Tenovus UK

    McMurdo, Marion (Recipient), 2001

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Public Engagement with Science

    McMurdo, Marion (Recipient), 2011

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Activities

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

    Advancing Excellence in Healthcare 2014

    Marion E. T. McMurdo (Invited speaker)

    20 Jun 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    John Lawson lecture, Royal College of General Practitioners

    Marion E. T. McMurdo (Keynote/plenary speaker)

    26 Jun 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    American Geriatrics Society 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting

    Marion E. T. McMurdo (Participant)

    4 May 2013

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

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

    Marion E. T. McMurdo (Keynote/plenary speaker)

    29 Jan 2013

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    8th World Congress on Active Ageing

    Marion E. T. McMurdo (Keynote/plenary speaker)

    14 Aug 2012

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Press / Media

    Old drug could offer osteoarthritis relief

    Marion E. T. McMurdo

    3/12/13

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    OLD DRUG COULD OFFER OSTEOARTHRITIS RELIEF

    Marion E. T. 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 E. T. 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 E. T. McMurdo

    29/07/13

    24 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Better guidelines needed for multimorbidity

    Bruce Guthrie & Marion E. T. McMurdo

    9/10/12

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research