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2017 Speakers & Chairs

The NHS R&D Forum are pleased to announce that the following speakers will be presenting sessions at the 2017 Annual NHS R&D Forum Conference in Manchester on the 15th & 16th May 2017.

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Lynn Kerridge

Job Title: Chief Executive Officer
Organisation: National Institute for Health Research Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre (NETSCC)

Biography: 

Lynn Kerridge has been the Chief Executive Officer of the National Institute for Health Research Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre (NETSCC) since it was established in April 2008. Lynn manages the identifying, prioritising, funding, delivery, publication, and dissemination of high-quality health research to improve health and care and leads other NIHR initiatives. Lynn is committed to improving the commissioning of research to better meet evidence users’ needs and co-leads the NIHR Strategic work to Push the Pace of NIHR research.

Prior to that,  Lynn was the Executive Director of the NHS R&D National Coordinating Centre for Health Technology Assessment and has worked in the University of Southampton for over 20 years. Lynn did a science degree and has a MSc in health promotion and trained as a manager through British Telecommunications direct graduate entrant management scheme. Lynn has a particular interest in public health.

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