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HTA Programme Funding Committee (commissioning) members


HTA Funding Committee (commissioning) members


  • Professor Marian Knight - Professor of Maternal and Child Population Health, National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford

Deputy chair

  • Professor Catherine Hewitt - Professor of Trials and Statistics, York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York


  • Professor Joy Adamson - Mary Kinross Trust & Royal College of Surgeons Chair in Surgical Trials, York Trials Unit, University of York
  • Mr Roshan Bootun - Clinical Research Fellow in Vascular Surgery, Vascular Research Office, Imperial College London
  • Professor Monica Busse - Director Mind Brain Neuroscience Trials, Cardiff University
  • Mr Paul Charlton - Public committee member
  • Dr Rui Duarte - Deputy Director (LRiG), Institute of Population Health, University of Liverpool
  • Professor Saul Faust - Professor of paediatric immunology & infectious diseases, University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Emilio Fernandez-Egea - Consultant Psychiatrist, Cambridge Neuroscience, University of Cambridge
  • Dr David Gillespie - Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Trials and Research, Cardiff University
  • Dr Pollyanna Hardy - Statistics Lead, College of Medical & Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham
  • Professor Angela Hassiotis - Professor of Psychiatry of Intellectual Disability, Division of Psychiatry, University College London
  • Mr Rakesh Heer - Consultant Urologist, Northern Institute for Cancer Research, University of Newcastle
  • Ms Debby Lennard - Public committee member
  • Professor Nick Maskell - Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Research and Learning Centre, University of Bristol
  • Associate Professor Antonieta Medina-Lara - Senior Lecturer in Health Economics, University of Exeter Medical School, University of Exeter
  • Professor Jane Nixon - Deputy Director/Professor of Tissue Viability & Clinical Trials Research, Clinical Trials Research Unit, University of Leeds
  • Mr Daniel Perry - NIHR Clinician Scientist, Senior Lecturer in Orthopaedic Surgery & Honorary Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Institute of Translational Medicine, University of Liverpool
  • Dr Greta Rait - Reader in Primary Care & General Practitioner, UCL Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care, University College London
  • Professor Rebecca Reynolds - Professor of Metabolic Medicine, Center for Cardiovascular Science, The University of Edinburgh
  • Professor Chris Rogers - Professor of Medical Statistics, Bristol Trials Centre, University of Bristol
  • Professor Jonathan Ross - Professor of Sexual Health and HIV, Department of Sexual Health and HIV, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Claire Rothery - Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Health Economics, University of York
  • Professor Andrew Shennan, OBE - Professor of Obstetrics, Women's Health Academic Centre, King's College London
  • Professor Sobha Sivaprasad - Consultant Ophthalmologist, Medical Retina, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Beth Stuart - Associate Professor in Medical Statistics, Primary Medical Care Research, University of Southampton
  • Dr Christopher Sutton - Senior Lecturer in Clinical Trial Statistics, School of Health Sciences, University of Manchester
  • Associate Professor Lyvonne Tume - Associate Professor (Reader) in Child Health and PICU Nurse, School Health & Society, University of Salford
  • Professor Galina Velikova - Professor of Psychosocial and Medical Oncology/Consultant Medical Oncology, St James's Institute of Oncology, University of Leeds
  • Professor Nefyn Williams - Professor in Primary Care, Health Services Research, University of Liverpool