David Paterson, current President of the Physiological Society, was in Cardiff on 29th September to mark the life and work of neurophysiologist Thomas Graham Brown FRS (1882-1965).
About David Paterson MAE
David Paterson MAE is a Fellow of Merton College, Oxford at the University of Oxford. He is Head of the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics. Professor Paterson was Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Physiology from 2011 to 2016 and Consulting Editor for Physiology from 2016 to 2021. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology (2003) an Honorary Fellow of The Royal Society of New Zealand (2014) and a Fellow of the American Physiological Society (2019). He was elected as a member of The Academia Europaea in 2021. Professor Paterson is President of The Physiological Society which held its latest roadshow in Cardiff on 29th September.
In this important interview, newly-elected MAE Yaroslav Shuba charts his life as a scientist, from the Soviet era to independent Ukraine.
About Professor Yaroslav Shuba MAE
Professor Yaroslav Shuba, is a physiologist from Ukraine working in the Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology (BIPh) in the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (NASU) in Kyiv. He is Head of the Department of Neuromuscular Physiology.
Professor Shuba was elected as a member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in 2021 and to the Academia Europaea in 2022. He has been listed as a noteworthy physiologist by Marquis Who’s Who.
In 2003, Professor Shuba was awarded the State Prize of Ukraine in the field of Sciences and Technologies and in 2010, he received the Honour of excellence from the Ukrainian Parliament. In 2013, he won the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine’s ‘P.G. Kostyuk Prize’ in Physiology, Biophysics and Neurophysiology.
Professor Karina Lovell shares insights into her career and research in the mental health sector.
About Professor Karina Lovell MAE
Professor Karina Lovell MAE is Professor of Mental Health in the Division of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, UK. She served two terms as an NIHR senior Investigator and is now Emeritus. She was the Director of Research at the University’s School of Health Sciences until 2021. Professor Lovell has received several awards throughout her career, including a number of awards for patient and public involvement and engagement. She is past president of the BABCP, a fellow of EAN and a patron of Anxiety UK.
We were so pleased to interview Professor David Allison of Indiana University, expert in nutrition and obesity, about his passion for scientific rigour and evidence-informed policymaking.
About Professor David Allison MAE
David Allison MAE is Dean, Distinguished Professor, and Provost Professor in the School of Public Health-Bloomington at Indiana University. His fields of scholarship include nutrition, obesity, behavioural medicine and medical psychology. He has authored over 500 scientific publications and received many awards, including the 2002 Lilly Scientific Achievement Award from The Obesity Society.
Professor Martin McKee tells us about his passion for Public Health, his role at the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies and his latest research on the adverse effects of movement restrictions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
About Martin McKee
Martin McKee is Professor of European Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). He qualified in medicine in Northern Ireland and later trained in public health in London. He is Research Director of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies. He has published over 1,180 scientific papers and 46 books on health and health policy with a particular focus on countries undergoing political and social transition. He is a Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of London, Edinburgh, and Ireland. His contributions to European health policy have been recognised by election to the UK Academy of Medical Sciences, the US National Academy of Medicine and other academies. He was elected to the Academia Europaea in 2018.
Peter Barnes tells us about his career highlights and the effect of COVID-19 on his research.
About Peter Barnes
Peter Barnes is Professor of Medicine at the National Heart and Lung Institute and Honorary Consultant Physician at Royal Brompton Hospital, London. He has worked as a respiratory scientist for over 40 years and was Head of Respiratory Medicine at Imperial College from 1987 to 2017. He has been the most highly cited respiratory researcher in the world over the last 30 years (h-index = 185) and recently ranked as 4th most highly cited researcher in the world across all areas. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society and the Academy of Medical Sciences. He was elected a Member of Academia Europaea in 2012.