Christian Mallen - NIHR Research Professor in General Practice

12 April 2022

Christian talks about his research experience for the Research Engagement Hub.


Christian trained in clinical medicine in Nottingham and North Staffordshire, completing vocational training in general practice in 2003. He worked clinically as a GP for NHS North Staffordshire.

Christian's academic training was supported by Arthritis Research UK Doctoral Training, Career Progression, and Clinician Scientist Fellowships. This allowed him to develop expertise in the early diagnosis and management of common musculoskeletal disorders in primary care.

Christian is a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners, Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health, and a Founding Fellow of the Faculty of Clinical Informatics.

Christian has been awarded both the Yvonne Carter and John Fry Awards for primary care research.

About the writer

Christian Mallen is currently the NIHR Research Professor in General Practice and the interim Director of the Institute for Primary Care and Health Sciences. He leads Keele University's Global Health Research and is also the Director of the Wellcome Trust Doctoral Training Programme for Primary Care.

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