Professor Debbie Sharp awarded OBE
Professor Debbie Sharp has been awarded an OBE for services to primary care in the Queen's Birthday Honours list. Debbie is Professor of Primary Health Care in the Centre for Academic Primary Care. at the University of Bristol. She was previously Lecturer and then Senior Lecturer at the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St Thomas’ in the Department of General Practice, and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry.
She took up the foundation chair in Primary Health Care in Bristol in 1994, the first woman to be appointed to a substantive chair in medicine in Bristol and built up a world-class department over the next sixteen years.
One of her greatest successes has been developing a cohort of young academic GPs and seeing them flourish. She took the Centre for Academic Primary Care into the NIHR School for Primary Care where it has continued to prosecute internationally recognised research. Read the full press release from the Centre for Academic Primary Care.
Read the full Birthday Honours list