Multidisciplinary research and teaching in the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences has been recognised with the conferment of three Professorships and four Associate Professorships.
Our congratulations go to three senior researchers who have each had the title of Professor conferred upon them, following the 2014 Recognition of Distinction Awards made by the University of Oxford. They are:
- Anthony Harnden, Professor of Primary Care
GP with research focus on primary care paediatrics
- Tim Lancaster, Professor of Primary Health Care
GP and director of Clinical Studies in the Medical Sciences Division
- Rafael Perera-Salazar, Professor of Medical Statistics
Statistics Group Director with an emphasis on monitoring
In addition, the Medical Sciences Division gathered field for conferment to the title of Associate Professor recognises four senior researchers, and our congratulations go to:
- Dan Lasserson, Associate Professor
GP with research focus on stroke prevention and chronic kidney disease
- Louise Locock, Associate Professor
Director of Applied Research, Health Experiences Research Group
- John Powell, Associate Professor
Academic public health physician and health services researcher
- Richard Stevens, Associate Professor
Medical statistician focused on monitoring and diagnosis
“This year’s recognition of distinction demonstrates our department’s continued commitment to recognising excellence in academic primary care, and reflects the cross-disciplinary nature of our research and teaching,” commented Professor Richard Hobbs, Head of the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences.
The Recognition of Distinction Awards are assessed each year using the following criteria:
Research - ongoing research characterised by a significant influence on their field of study, and of a high order of excellence and of international standing;
Teaching - effective teaching for the University and/or College(s) concomitant with the duties of the University post and the college fellowship (where one is held)
Good citizenship - a record of involvement in University and/or college administration and demonstrable competence in such administration.