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Professor Anthony Harnden

Honorary Fellow

Anthony is a University Lecturer and Professor of Primary Care in the Department of Primary Care Health Sciences. He graduated from Birmingham University Medical School in 1983. Following hospital training in paediatrics and vocational training in general practice he became a Principal in General Practice at Morland House Surgery in Wheatley, Oxfordshire in 1990. After completing an epidemiology MSc at the London School of Hygeine and Topical Medicine he was appointed to a University Lecturership in General Practice in 2001 and a Governing Body Fellowship of St Hugh’s College in 2002.

His clinical and research interests are in primary care paediatrics, specifically common childhood infection, vaccine preventable infection, the early diagnosis of serious disease and clinical trials in children. His current research includes projects on influenza, whooping cough, the development of quality indicators for the care of children in UK general practice, Kawasaki disease and a confidential enquiry in child deaths in Africa.

He has been the GP member of the Joint Committee of Vaccination and Immunisation since 2006 and is the Chairman of the adolescent sub-committee. He is an editorial advisor for the British Medical Journal series ‘Easily Missed?

Learn more about Anthony on his departmental page.

Honorary Fellow
Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Honorary Fellows