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I am a Professor of Primary Care  and a GP. My research interests include cardiovascular disease and its prevention, particularly the management of hypertension in primary care. I  lead programmes of research around self-monitoring of blood pressure in both hypertension and pregnancy and welcome students wishing to base projects in these areas.

Richard McManus

MA PhD MBBS FRCGP FRCP


Professor of Primary Care

  • General Practitioner
  • Dean of Welfare and Governing Body Fellow, Green Templeton College

Richard McManus held four consecutive NHS/NIHR National Research Fellowships (DRF-Professorship, 2001-18) and was awarded NIHR Senior Investigator status in 2019. He is Chief Investigator on an NIHR Programme Grant around Self-Monitoring of Blood Pressure in Pregnancy and a Stroke Association/BHF Programme Grant concerning Self-management of Hypertension following Stroke/TIA. He leads the self-management theme of the Oxford Thames Valley ARC. He is recognised internationally for his work on self-monitoring and self-management of hypertension and leads an international consortium curating 25 datasets which form an individual patient data meta-analysis of self-monitoring of hypertension.

He chairs the Blood Pressure Monitoring Working Party of the British Hypertension Society and has provided expert advice to NICE (2019 Hypertension Guideline) and the European Society of Cardiology/European Society of Hypertension (2018 European Hypertension Guideline). He leads Oxford’s input into the School for Primary Care Research and chairs an NIHR Doctoral Research Fellowship panel.

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