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PHR Programme Funding Committee members



The PHR Funding Committee plays an important role in assessing proposals and identifying topics for research based on their scientific quality, feasibility, and value for money.

Programme DirectorOrganisation
Professor Brian Ferguson Chief Economist, Public Health England
Programme ChairOrganisation
Professor Peymane Adab Professor of Public Health, University of Birmingham
Dr Lorna Aucott Senior Lecturer, University of Aberdeen
Dr Suzanne Audrey Senior Research Fellow, University of Bristol
Professor Janis Baird Professor of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Southampton
Professor Linda Bauld Professor of Health Policy and Dean of Research, University of Stirling
Dr Derrick Bennett Senior Statistician, University of Oxford
Professor Rona Campbell Professor of Public Health Research, University of Bristol
Dr Frank de Vocht Reader in Epidemiology & Public Health Research, University of Bristol
Dr Matthew Egan Associate Professor, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Professor Julia Fox-Rushby Professor of Health Economics, Brunel University
Dr Felix Greaves Deputy Director, Science and Strategic Information, Public Health England
Mr David Green Public Member
Professor Judith Green Professor of Sociology of Health, King’s College London
Dr Ruth Hunter Lecturer in Physical Activity and Public Health, Queen's University of Belfast 
Professor Russell Jago Professor of Paediatric Physical Activity & Public Health, University of Bristol
Dr Vittal Katikireddi Clinical Senior Research Fellow/Honorary Consultant, University of Glasgow
Ms Emma Kinloch Public member
Professor James Lewsey Professor of Medical Statistics, University of Glasgow
Dr Emma McIntosh Reader in Health Economics of Public Health, University of Glasgow
Professor Petra Meier Professor of Public Health, University of Glasgow
Professor Paul Montgomery Professor of Social Intervention, University of Birmingham
Dr Graham Moore Senior Lecturer in Social Sciences and Health, Cardiff University
Professor Christopher Owen Reader in Epidemiology, St George’s University of London
Professor Sarah Rodgers Professor of Health Informatics, University of Liverpool
Professor Falko Sniehotta Professor of Behavioural Medicine and Health Psychology, Newcastle University
Professor Amanda Sowden Deputy Director, Centre for Reviews & Dissemination, University of York
Dr Elizabeth Such Research Fellow in Public Health, The University of Sheffield