Cookies on this website

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you click 'Accept all cookies' we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies and you won't see this message again. If you click 'Reject all non-essential cookies' only necessary cookies providing core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility will be enabled. Click 'Find out more' for information on how to change your cookie settings.

Mike RawlinsMICHAEL RAWLINS MD FRCP FMedSci

Chair, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency


Sir Michael is chairman of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), being appointed to the post on 1st December 2014.  He is a clinical pharmacologist and specialist in internal medicine.  He was professor of clinical pharmacology in Newcastle and physician at the Newcastle Hospitals from 1999 to 2006.

He was chairman of the Committee on Safety of Medicines (1992-1998), chairman of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (1998-2008), and founding chairman of the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (1999-2013). He is the recent past president of the Royal Society of Medicine (2012-2014).

Currently, Sir Michael is Chairman of UK Biobank, honorary professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and emeritus professor at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

 

Flyer (in PDF)

Forthcoming events

Infectious Disease Seminar Series:Pneumococcal competition by bacteriocins

Monday, 30 January 2023, 1pm to 2pm @ BDI Seminar Room LG 0-1, Old Road Campus, Headington, OX3 7LF

Infectious Disease Seminar Series: Hepatitis B diagnosis, prevention and treatment: laboratory approaches to the elimination agenda

Monday, 06 February 2023, 1pm to 2pm @ BDI Seminar Room LG 0-1, Old Road Campus, Headington, OX3 7LF

Richard Doll Seminar: Edgar Sydenstricker: Household Equivalence Scales and the Causes of Pellagra

Tuesday, 07 February 2023, 1pm to 2pm @ Richard Doll Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

Richard Doll Seminar - E-Freeze trial results

Tuesday, 14 February 2023, 1pm to 2pm @ Richard Doll Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

Infectious Disease Seminar Series: Informing on Neisseria gonorrhoeae treatment and management through pathogen genomics

Monday, 20 February 2023, 1pm to 2pm @ BDI Seminar Room LG 0-1, Old Road Campus, Headington, OX3 7LF