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2015_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.

 

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Forthcoming events

Richard Doll Seminar - Some contemporary insights into cardio-vascular risk

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 1pm to 3pm @ Seminar rooms, BDI, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

Ethox and WEH Seminar - Ethical preparedness and genomics in the headlines

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 11am to 12.30pm @ Seminar room 0, BDI, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

HERC Seminar - Quality of Life Trajectories in Total knee Replacement Patients: What can they tell us?

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 1pm to 2pm @ Seminar room 0, BDI, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

Richard Doll Seminar - The ASPREE Study: The use of aspirin in older people without cardiovascular disease

Monday, 01 July 2019, 1pm to 2pm @ Richard Doll Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

NPEU Research Seminar - Women and cardiovascular disease: an odd couple?

Tuesday, 09 July 2019, 10.30am to 11.30am @ Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF