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NIHR Academic Training Advocates

  Created on Wednesday, 14 Sep 2016. Posted in News Items

The NIHR Academic Training Advocates are a cohort of researchers working as ambassadors for health research careers, promoting the NIHR training and career opportunities and supporting and advocating for non-medical professions and for individuals who wish to begin or continue a research career. If you are intersted in doing a fellowship please contact your topic lead for a chat - see below different clinical areas have a named lead.

Training Advocate Leads:

Chair: Associate Professor Steve Wootton, Associate Professor NIHR Biomedical Research Unit, Southampton

Psychology Lead: Professor Richard G Brown, Professor of Neuropsychology and Clinical Neuroscience, Institute of Psychiatry, Maudsley

Audiology Lead: Dr Melanie Ferguson, Honorary Associate Professor and a Research Lead, NIHR Nottingham Hearing Biomedical Research Unit

Physiotherapy Lead: Professor Nadine Foster, Professor of Musculoskeletal Health in Primary Care, Keele University

Dietetics and nutrition: Professor Gary Frost, Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics Imperial College London

Podiatry Lead: Professor Anne-Maree Keenan, Assistant Director MIHR Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit, Leeds

Nursing Lead: Professor David Richards, Professor of Mental Health Services Research, University of Exeter 

Midwifery Lead: Professor Jane Sandall, Professor of Social Science and Women’s Health, King’s College London

Occupational therapy Lead: Professor Pip Logan, Professor of Stroke Rehabilitation Research and Occupational Therapist, University of Nottingham