Members of the Health Protection Research Unit funding committee
NIHR Health Protection Research Units (HPRUs) are research partnerships between universities and Public Health England. The units act as centres of excellence in multidisciplinary health protection research in England.
The NIHR is currently holding a two-stage, open competition to designate and fund the next round of HPRUs. The organisations that have been awarded funding will be announced in Autumn 2019.
Below is the full list of members for the Stage 2 funding committee meeting for the 2019 HPRU funding competition.
|Dr Michael McBride (Chair)||Chief Medical Officer||Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, Northern Ireland|
|Professor Herman Autrup||Emeritus Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, Institute of Public Health||University of Aarhus, Denmark|
|Dr Johan Carlson||Director General||Public Health Agency of Sweden|
|Professor Benjamin Cowling||Professor and Head of the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health||University of Hong Kong|
|Dr Jean-Claude Desenclos||Scientific Director||Santé publique France, France|
|Professor Johan Giesecke||Emeritus Professor||Karolinska Institutet, Sweden|
|Dr Richard Hatchett||Chief Executive Officer||Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), London|
|Professor Gabriel Leung||Dean of Medicine||University of Hong Kong|
|Professor Dame Theresa Marteau||Director of the Behaviour and Health Research Unit||University of Cambridge|
|Professor Chris McCabe||Executive Director and CEO||Institute of Health Economics (IHE), Canada|
|Professor Aristidis Tsatsakis||Director of the Department of Toxicology and Forensic Sciences of the Medical School||University of Crete and the University Hospital of Heraklion|
|Professor Jonathan Van-Tam||Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England||Department of Health and Social Care|
|Mr Nanik Pursani||Public Committee Member|
|Ms Christine Gratus||Public Committee Member|