Prof John Wright

Director of Bradford Institute for Health Research

John Wright

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John Wright is a clinical 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, a major centre for applied health research. He is the inaugural Clinical Director of the Improvement Academy and leads a number of NIHR programmes on patient safety and quality improvement.

In 2007 he set up the Born in Bradford cohort study which is following the lives of over 13,000 families in the city. He has led an international public health programme with Swaziland since 1998. He has authored over 150 papers and three textbooks and been awarded over £30 million in research award funding. He is Visiting Professor in Clinical Epidemiology at the Universities of York, Leeds and Bradford.

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