IHPME in collaboration with the McMaster Health Forum and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute are pleased to host a Seminar as part of the Partnership for Health System Strengthening’s program on Patient-Oriented Health Research & Innovation.
Some personal reflections on the development of health research and patient involvement in the UK
Dr. Chris Henshall, PhD
Consultant on health, research and innovation policy, London, UK
Chris Henshall works as an independent consultant, advising governments, public and private sector organisations on health, research and innovation policy. Chris has worked previously for the Health Promotion Research Trust, the UK Medical Research Council and the Department of Health and NHS in England. As Deputy Director of R&D for the Department and NHS, he was involved in establishing many of the components of what is now the National Institutes of Health Research (NIHR), including the NHS R&D Programme and R&D Budget, and the involvement of patients in NHS and other health research in the UK. He was also a member of the team that established the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).
Dr. Henshall is an Honorary Professor at Brunel University, a member of the Board of Directors of Alberta Innovates, and serves on a range of other national and international groups and committees. Chris was the Founding President of Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi), Chair of the HTAi Policy Forum and the Asian HTA Policy Forum, both of which he inaugurated.
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Patient-Oriented Health Research 2016-17 Seminar Series: full schedule – [PDF]