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Membership of the selection committee for NIHR Research and Innovation for Global Health Transformation (RIGHT) Call 7


Published: 28 November 2023

Version: 2.0 - February 2024

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Professor Joe Jarvis

  • Professor of Tropical Medicine and International Health
  • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK and Botswana

Professor K.M. Venkat Narayan 

  • Executive Director, Emory Global Diabetes Research Center
  • Emory University, USA

Funding Committee

Professor Pamela Abbott

  • Director of the Centre for Global Development, Professor in the School of Education Wellbeing and Quality of Life
  • University of Aberdeen, UK

Professor Amrita Ahluwalia

  • Dean for Research, Director of the Barts Cardiovascular Clinical Trials Unit (UKCRC), Professor of Vascular Pharmacology at Barts & The London Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
  • Queen Mary University of London, UK

Professor Carrol Gamble

  • Professor of Medical Statistics, Director of the Liverpool Clinical Trials Centre
  • University of Liverpool, UK

Dr Lydia Kaduka

  • Principal Research Scientist
  • Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kenya

Professor Prasad Katulanda

  • Head of the Department of Clinical Medicine
  • University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Mr Saifullah Khan

  • CEI Public Contributor
  • Pakistan

Ms Koiwah Koi-Larbi

  • CEI Public Contributor
  • Ghana

Professor Christopher Millet

  • Professor of Public Health
  • Imperial College London, UK

Professor Mosa Moshabela

  • Professor of Public Health and Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research & Innovation 
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), South Africa

Dr Aliya Naheed

  • Scientist, Epidemiologists and Health Systems Specialist
  • International Centres for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh

Mr Shem Ochola

  • CEI Public Contributor 
  • Kenya (based in UK)

Professor Elijah Nyainda Ogola

  • Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Cardiology
  • University of Nairobi, Kenya

Dr Mojisola Oluwasanu

  • Senior Lecturer and Public Health Researcher
  • Unviersity of Ibadan, Nigeria

Professor Anushka Patel 

  • Chief Executive Officer and Scientia Professor at Faculty of Medicine & Health, UNSW Sydney Cardiologist (Hon) at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
  • The George Institute for Global Health, Australia

Professor Cath Sackley

  • Professor of Physiotherapy Research
  • University of Nottingham, UK

Professor Flavia Mori Sarti

  • Professor and Researcher in Nutrition and Health Economics
  • University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Dr Freddie Ssengooba

  • Professor of Health Policy Systems Management
  • Makerere University, Uganda

Professor Rod Taylor

  • Professor of Population Health Research
  • University of Glasgow, UK

Dr Rachael Thomson

  • CEO at the Light Consortium 
  • Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK

Professor Wilma Valsalan

  • CEI Public Contributor
  • India