Professor Andrew Farmer appointed Emeritus NIHR Senior Investigator
In April 2021, Exeter Fellow in Clinical Medicine Professor Andrew Farmer received the prestigious title of National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Senior Investigator Emeritus. This was in recognition of the successful completion of his second term as a Senior Investigator.
Senior Investigators are the NIHR’s pre-eminent researchers and represent the country’s most outstanding leaders of clinical and applied health and social care research.
Prof Farmer commented: ‘It’s an honour to receive this recognition, and I look forward to continuing to support NIHR in its work to fund and enable high-quality research in health and social care.’
Prof Farmer is a lecturer in Clinical Medicine at Exeter and Professor of General Practice at the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences. His research interests are focused on improving the care of people with chronic and long-term health conditions, in particular diabetes.
He is currently the Director of the NIHR Health Technology Assessment Programme and was appointed to this role in October 2020.