Dr Matthew Ridd
Matthew has worked at the University of Bristol (UK) since 2002. During his time at the Centre of Academic Primary Care (www.bristol.ac.uk/primaryhealthcare), he has successively won an MRC Clinical Research Training Fellowship (2004-2009), an NIHR Clinical Lectureship (2009-2013), an NIHR Clinical Trials Fellowship (2013-2014) and an NIHR Post-Doctoral Fellowship (2015-2020). In recognition of his contribution to the discipline of general practice through research and publishing, he was awarded the RCGP John Fry award in 2016.
He has two main research interests: continuity of patient care and patient-clinician relationships; and the diagnosis and treatment of skin and allergy problems commonly seen in primary care. His main methodological expertise is in clinical trials, qualitative research, and systematic reviews.