Who we are

Our primary care research experts

The Academy brings together expertise in primary care research, education, clinical practice and scholarship, so we can champion and cultivate the scholarly expertise that is essential to the redesign and delivery of the highest standards of primary care – locally, nationally and internationally.


Administrative team

PhD/MD Students

Academic clinical trainees
  • Dr Aarti Bansal (In-Practice Fellow, from November 2018)
  • Dr Andrew Moriarty (NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow)
  • Dr Sian Reece (Academic Clinical Fellow)
  • Dr David Smith (Academic Clinical Fellow)
  • Dr Maria Spears (Academic Clinical Fellow)

Affiliated researchers
  • Dr Terry McCormack (Honorary Reader in Primary Care)
  • Dr David Pearson (Honorary Professor of Primary Care, Hull York Med School)
  • Dr Demian Whiting (Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Hull)