Ian Watt
Professor of Primary and Community Care

Profile

Biography

Ian trained in medicine at the Universities of St Andrews and Manchester. Following qualification he specialised in general practice and public health, and has worked in a number of different settings both in the UK and abroad. He works at the University of York as Professor of Primary Care in the Department of Health Sciences and the Hull York Medical School (HYMS).

In addition to his university posts, he continues to work as a GP and is a Honorary Consultant in Public Health Medicine with Public Health England.

Qualifications

  • BSc
  • MB
  • ChB
  • MPH
  • FFPH

Departmental roles

Department of Health Sciences

  • Member of Research Programme Committee
  • Member Taught Programme Committee
  • Member Senior Management Group
  • Member of Research Committee
  • Member of MPH Management Board

Hull York Medical School (HYMS)

Research

Overview

Ian's research interests are in communication and health care; patient safety; effectiveness of health and healthcare interventions; and knowledge transfer.

Projects

Research group(s)

Supervision

Ian would be interested in supervising PhDs in the following areas: patient safety, primary care, evidence-based health care, and communication in health care.

Teaching

Undergraduate

Ian teaches mainly patient centred care and consultation skills in both the Department of Health Sciences and HYMS.

Postgraduate

Publications

Full publications list

External activities

Memberships

Editorial duties

Contact details

Prof. Ian Watt
Professor of Primary and Community Care

Tel: 01904 32(1341)

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