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2017 Speakers & Chairs

The NHS R&D Forum are pleased to announce that the following speakers will be presenting sessions at the 2017 Annual NHS R&D Forum Conference in Manchester on the 15th & 16th May 2017.

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Dr Bill Campbell

Job Title: Assistant Director
Organisation: NHS R&D North West


Bill is Assistant Director of NHS R&D North West with the principal responsibility of  helping to ‘release and realise the research potential of healthcare professionals in the NHS’. He  has over 30 years’ teaching and research experience in higher education. His most recent post was Associate Dean in the Faculty of Health, Psychology and Social Care at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) where he had responsibility for the development of the research capability of academic staff and research students. He has been Head of three academic departments at MMU, all of which were concerned with the education and training of health and social care professionals, including the NHS sponsored community health, CPD and postgraduate portfolio.

He has both a Masters degree by research and a PhD in social psychology from Manchester University and has supervised to completion many PhD studies into various aspects of health and wellbeing. As Chair of the Faculty Academic Ethics and Research Degrees Committees at MMU, he played a significant role in the development of research activity over a number of years. Bill left his substantive post at MMU in 2013 but has maintained his commitment to healthcare research as a Visiting Professor.

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