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Key health role for University Professor

Published: Thu 31 Jul 2014

The University of Bradford's Professor Mohammed A. Mohammed has recently been announced as the new Deputy Director to the Bradford Institute for Health Research (BIHR). Mohammed, a Professor of Healthcare Quality and Effectiveness at the University, is due to start in his new role on 1 August 2014.

The BIHR is a unique research partnership between the primary and secondary care NHS Trusts in Bradford and Airedale and the Universities of Bradford, Leeds and York. Their work aims to strengthen knowledge and areas of good practice through applied research in various healthcare fields.

Professor John Wright, Director of BIHR, said: “Professor Mohammed’s appointment is a very important step in strengthening the bonds between the University of Bradford and the Bradford Institute for Health Research. We live in exciting times for medical innovation and research and this partnership will ensure that Bradford continues to develop as a leading centre for applied health research and that patients in Bradford are able to receive the latest treatments at the earliest opportunity.”

The calibre of Professor Mohammed and his colleagues’ vital research highlights the importance of the £10 million investment in healthcare at the University of Bradford building on its reputation for world-class healthcare research.

Commenting on his new role, Professor Mohammed said: “I am delighted with my appointment as Deputy Director to the BIHR. The work the Institute undertakes is crucial to the continued advances in healthcare at both a local and national level and is of international significance.”

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