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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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Amanda Hunn

Job Title: Joint Head of Policy
Organisation: Health Research Authority

Biography: 

Amanda has extensive experience in health research and research ethics. She worked as the Head of Business Information for Boots Pharmaceuticals before moving to the Department of General Practice at the University of Sheffield as a Research Fellow. She later took up the post of Director of R&D at the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield. Staying with the NHS, she became the regional manager of the National Research Ethics Service for Yorkshire & the Humber. From 2007 to 2011 she worked as Head of Research and Evaluation for Tribal Health and later Capita Health, specialising in patient and public engagement in health. Amanda is currently Joint Head of Policy for the Health Research Authority.

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