Wolfson CAHR Director
John Wright is a doctor and epidemiologist with a background in hospital medicine and public health in the UK and in Africa. He established and leads the Bradford Institute for Health Research and Wolfson Centre for Applied Health Research, working to speed up translation of medical research into practice and policy.
Chair, Wolfson CAHR Board
Ruby Bhatti is a highly successful Solicitor with over 27 years’ experience in the legal field, and over 21 years’ experience of various Non-Executive Directorships. Her other Non-Executive roles include a social enterprise company, Carlisle Business Centre (CBC) and its charity arm ACL Ltd. She is also a Director of Yorkshire Arise Ltd, a unique company that has four social enterprise companies working together in Bradford on key projects.
Bradford Lead, Wolfson CAHR
Marina is the University of Bradford lead for the Wolfson Centre for Applied Health Research and Professor of Visual Perception.
Dr Andy Daly-Smith is a reader in physical activity and healthy childhood. He leads the Wolfson Centre for Applied Health Research healthy Childhood theme.
His research focuses on the design, development and evaluation of behaviour change interventions for physical activity and health in children. Born in Bradford as a Research Director on the Sport England funded Join Us: Move Play programme.
Professor Mark Mon-Williams holds a Chair in Cognitive Psychology at the University of Leeds, and is Professor of Psychology at the Bradford Institute of Health Research, and Professor of Paediatric Vision at The Norwegian Centre for Vision. He is also a Turing Fellow at The Alan Turing Institute (the UK’s national data analytics centre).
Siobhan’s background is in applied health and social care research. Her research is primarily concerned with improving the evidence base for the delivery of health and social care services for people with people with dementia and older people with long term conditions and people with severe mental illness.
I am a psychologist by background with particular interests in human factors and human interaction with organisational systems and technology. I joined the University of Bradford in February 2020. My role is to work collaboratively with colleagues in this University and in the Wolfson Centre for Applied Health Research (CAHR), in the area of Healthcare Quality and Safety. The Wolfson CAHR is a unique collaboration between the Universities of Leeds and Bradford and the Bradford Institute of Health Research.
Professor, Psychology of Healthcare at the University of Leeds and Director, Yorkshire Quality and Safety Research Group, Bradford Institute for Health Research
Areas of expertise include: Patient safety; behaviour change; improvement science; workforce engagement and wellbeing.
Dr Beth Fylan is an Associate Professor in Patient Safety in the School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences at the University of Bradford and the Assistant Director of the National Institute for Health Research Patient Safety Translational Research Centre. Her research includes patient safety at care transitions, safe care in the home, the safe use of medicines, pharmacogenomics, and social networks and safety.