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Executive Group

View details of our Executive Group at Hull York Medical School.

Professor Matt Morgan


Matt Morgan is Dean of Hull York Medical School and Professor of Renal Medicine and Medical Education. He joined Hull York Medical School in February 2020 as Deputy Dean. Matt previously worked as Clinical Senior Lecturer in Renal Medicine at the University of Birmingham and Honorary Consultant Nephrologist at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust from 2009.

Matt's main clinical and research interests have been in the field of ANCA vasculitis and inflammatory renal disease. Matt will be setting up a dedicated vasculitis clinic as an Honorary Consultant Nephrologist at Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

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Matthew Morgan

Professor Lucy Ambrose

MB BS Programme Director

Lucy is Programme Director for the MB BS Medicine programme and oversees the Medical School’s undergraduate medical education. Prior to joining the Medical School in 2021, Lucy was Director of the Clinical Medicine Course at the University of Nottingham.

Lucy's clinical background is in General Practice and her main clinical and research interests include patient safety, improvement, human factors and clinical skills.

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Lucy Ambrose

Nadine Smith

Chief Operating Officer

Nadine Smith has responsibility for overseeing the implementation of the new School strategy, for leading the team of professional services colleagues and maintaining an efficient and effective financial, administrative and technical infrastructure that will support the achievement of the School’s vision.

She has a key role in supporting business development, co-ordinating School planning and budgeting, and creating effective relationships with partners and stakeholders.

Nadine has worked in various finance and management accounting roles, latterly being the finance lead for the School, and then Head of Operations and Deputy Chief Operating Officer in 2017.

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Nadine Smith

Professor Matthew Hardman

Director of Research (Hull)

Mat Hardman is Professor of Wound Healing and Director of Research (Hull) at Hull York Medical School. His research spans basic biology through to clinical studies, with a special interest in host-microbiota interactions in aged and diabetic skin healing.

Mat is also Academic Lead for the University of Hull's Advanced Wound Care cluster with Smith and Nephew. Funded by the Medical Research Council, InnovateUK and a number of charities, Mat and his group have worked with a range of industry and non-commercial partners to develop innovative wound care solutions.

Before moving to Hull York Medical School, Mat was Director of the EPSRC & MRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Regenerative Medicine at the University of Manchester.

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Mat Hardman

Dr Dimitris Lagos

Director of Research (York)

Dimitris Lagos is Reader in Immunology and Director of Research (York) at Hull York Medical School. His research bridges immunology and RNA medicine. Funded by the Medical Research Council, The Wellcome Trust, and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, his group focuses on the role of non-coding and regulatory RNAs in controlling immunity to infection and cancer. Clinical translation aspects of his work include biomarker discovery and molecular pathology pipeline development for infectious and inflammatory diseases, and mental health conditions.

Dimitris is also the Head of Experimental Medicine and Biomedicine Group in York, a group of internationally leading researchers in immunology, infectious diseases, skin disease, and sensory neuroscience.

Before joining the Hull York Medical School, Dimitris worked at the UCL Cancer Research UK Viral Oncology group in London.

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Dimitris Lagos