Professor Corri Black trained at the University of Glasgow. She graduated in 1996 and spent the following 5 years working in hospital medicine in Glasgow. She then joined the Boston Collaborative Drug Surveillance Programme at the University of Boston, USA, on a year long Research Scholarship studying Clinical and Pharmacoepidemiology. On returning to the UK, Corri joined the University of Aberdeen as a Clinical Lecturer in 2002 and completed specialist training in Public Health Medicine before being appointed as a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Public Health and Honorary NHS Consultant in 2007. She was awarded a personal Chair in 2015.

Corri is a Co-Director of the Aberdeen Centre for Health Data Science, Deputy Director of Farr Institute@Scotland, Associate Director of HDRUK@Scotland and has 18 years experience of harnessing electronic health record data for research. As a Consultant in Public Health, she works for NHS Grampian supporting the use of data to drive quality improvement and in population health surveillance. She is the Clinical Lead for the Grampian Data Safe Haven. Working with colleagues, her research has included real world data pharmaceutical research and now focuses on understanding complexity in health in long term conditions and across the life course.