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HTA Programme Funding Committee (General) members





Professor Andrew Farmer

Professor of General Practice, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford


Deputy Chair


Professor John Norrie

Chair of Medical Statistics and Trial Methodology, Director of Edinburgh Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) University of Edinburgh




Professor Julie Brittenden

Professor of Vascular Surgery, Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow

Miss Kirstin Carswell

Post-CCT Bariatric Surgical Fellow, King's College Hospital

Mr Alan Chant

Public board member

Professor Matt Costa

Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology, and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford

Dr Fay Crawford

Senior Research Advisor, Research and Development, NHS Fife

Professor Jo Dumville

Professor of Applied Health Research, School of Health Sciences, University of Manchester

Professor Caroline Free

Professor of Epidemiology and Primary Care, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Professor Simon Gates

Professor of Biostatistics and Clinical Trials, Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences, University of Birmingham

Professor Colin Green

Professor of Health Economics, University of Exeter Medical School

Professor Kerry Hood

Director of the Centre for Trials Research, College of Biomedical & Life Sciences, Cardiff University

Professor Nick James

Director of the Cancer Research Centre, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick

Professor Asma Khalil

Professor of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St George's University of London

Professor Julia Lawton

Professor of Health and Social Science, Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics, University of Edinburgh

Professor Steff Lewis

Personal Chair in Medical Statistics, University of Edinburgh

Professor Rumana Omar

Professor of Medical Statistics, Department of Statistical Science, University College London

Professor Rupert Pearse

Professor and Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine, Queen Marys University of London

Professor Mark Peters

Professor of Paediatric Intensive Care, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

Professor Craig Ramsay

Professor of Health Care Evaluation, Director of the Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen

Dr Matthew Ridd

Consultant Senior Lecturer in Primary Health Care, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol

Mrs Amanda Roberts

Public board member

Professor Christine Roffe

Consultant in Stroke Medicine, Keele University

Dr Marc Serfaty

Reader in Psychiatry, Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College London

Dr Sarah Stock

Senior Clinical Lecturer in Maternal and Fetal Health, MRC Centre for Reproductive Health, University of Edinburgh

Professor Joanna Thompson Coon

Associate Professor in Evidence Synthesis, NIHR CLAHRC South West Peninsula

Dr Sara Twaddle

Former Director of Evidence, Healthcare Improvement Scotland

Professor Olivia Wu

Professor in Health Technology Assessments, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow