Paul Dark

Dr Dark is Chair of Critical Care Medicine at the University of Manchester, a National Institute of Health and Care Research (NIHR) Senior Investigator and NIHR National Deputy Medical Director. He provides strategic leadership for the development and delivery of a large portfolio of national clinical research in acute hospital settings and he represents NIHR internationally. As a former NIHR National Specialty Lead for Critical Care, he served on NIHR’s Urgent Public Health Research Advisory Group, providing expert advice on research priority for UK government during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, he is Research Professor at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute, providing strategic interdisciplinary leadership in health and social justice.