People and resources

A community of experts fostering collaborative work. 

CPROR operations team

Patient partners

  • Maria von Hildebrand
  • Gary Price
  • Lesley Roberts

CPROR Executive Board members

  • Professor Mel Calvert – Institute of Applied Health Research, The University of Birmingham
  • Dr Derek Kyte – Institute of Applied Health Research, The University of Birmingham
  • Professor Paulus Kirchhof – Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, The University of Birmingham
  • Professor Paul Cockwell – Birmingham Health Partners
  • Tim Jones - Birmingham Health Partners
  • Dr Larissa Kerecuk
  • Dr James Ferguson
  • Mrs Natalie Rowland – Birmingham Centre for Clinical Trials
  • Professor Hisham Mehanna
  • Dr Sara Brookes - Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences, University of Birmingham
  • Dr Alison Rushton, School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Birmingham
  • Dr Grace Turner - Institute of Applied Health Research, The University of Birmingham
  • Gary Price - Patient Partner
  • Maria Von Hildebrand - Patient Partner
  • Professor Alistair Denniston
  • Dr Hareth Al-Janabi
  • Dr Samuel Finnikin
  • Dr Holly Smith
  • Ms Anita Walker

CPROR postgraduate students

  • Mr Mohammad Tallouzi
  • Ms Nicola Anderson PhD
  • Harjeet Bhachu MRES
  • Visiting student Britt Borregaard

Please see and latest opportunities page if you are interested in studying with us.

CPROR members

Institute Applied Health Research: 

Birmingham Law School: 

Institute of Cancer and Genomics Science: 

Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences: 

Institute of Health & Biomedical Education: 

  • Professor Debbie Carrick-Sen 

Health Services Management Centre: 

Institute of Inflammation and Ageing: 

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences: 

UHB/Institute of Translational Medicine: 

UHB Health Informatics: 

  • Katie Squire
  • Jim Williams
  • Foyzal Miah  

Birmingham Health Partners Executive: 

Healing Foundation UK Burns Research Centre: 

  • Mr Naiem Moiemen 

Patient Partners: 

  • Mr Gary Price
  • Ms Leslie Roberts
  • Ms Maria von Hildebrand

If you are interested in joining the Centre for PROs research and collaborating with us please contact us

CPROR national/ international collaborators

  • Ethan Basch – UNC School of Medicine, North Carolina, USA
  • Fabio Efficace – Fondazione GIMEMA, Rome, Italy
  • Michael Brundage – Queen’s University, Dublin, Ireland
  • Madeleine King – The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
  • Martin Stockler – The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
  • Christopher Forrest -  The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, USA
  • Sandra Mitchell
  • Dennis Revicki – Evidera, Bethesda, USA
  • Galina Velikova – University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
  • Wee Hwee Lin – National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Caroline Terwee – VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam
  • Paula Williamson – University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
  • Jane Blazeby – University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
  • Julia Brown
  • Joanna Coast – University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
  • Doug Altman – University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
  • David Moher – The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Canada
  • An-Wen Chan – Women’s College Research Institute, Toronto, Canada
  • Donald Patrick – University of Washington, Washington, USA
  • Andrew Bottomley

Collaborating organisations

  • European Clinical Research Infrastructure Network
  • US National Institutes of Health
  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
  • Cochrane Collaboration Patient Reported Outcomes Methods Group
  • Comparative Effectiveness Research Translation Network
  • The Lancet
  • BMJ
  • European Medicines Agency
  • Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
  • Global Drug Development & Regulation Consultants
  • Association British Pharmaceutical Industry
  • International Society for Clinical Trials
  • International Society for Quality of Life Research
  • International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research
  • NIHR Evaluation Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre
  • NIHR Central Commissioning Facility
  • NIHR Clinical Research Network
  • UKCRC Registered Trials Units
  • International Diabetes Federation
  • European Society of Cardiology
  • European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer
  • US National Cancer Institute
  • American Surgical Collaborative and Trialist Group
  • SPIRIT Executive/EQUATOR Network Profs David Moher & An We-Chan
  • COnsensus-based Standards for the selection of health Measurement INstruments (COSMIN)
  • COMET Initiative, Health Research Authority
  • Government of Canada
  • Professor Carolyn Ells, McGill
  • University of Otago, New Zealand
  • European Forum for Good Clinical Practice
  • Macmillan Cancer Support