NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Respiratory Health (RESPIRE)

Governance and Committees

Professor Aziz Sheikh and Professor Harry Campbell direct RESPIRE.

Management Committee

RESPIRE’s Management Committee are responsible for delivering according to our commitments.

Professor Aziz Sheikh Director
Professor Harry Campbell Co-Director
Professor Harish Nair Lead: Programme I
Professor Samir Saha Lead: Programme I
Professor Hilary Pinnock Lead: Programme II
Professor EE Ming Khoo Lead: Programme II
Professor Devi Sridhar Lead: Platform I
Siân Williams Lead: Platform I
Professor Igor Rudan Lead: Platform II
Professor Tabish Hazir Lead: Platform II
Professor John Norrie Lead: Platform III
Professor Shams El Arifeen Lead: Platform III
Professor Jürgen Schwarze Paediatric Research Coodinator
Professor David Weller Adult Research Coodinator
Monica Fletcher Sustainability/Scalability
Professor Liz Grant Sustainability/Scalability
Dr Sanjay K Juvekar Data Access and Sharing Lead
Mohammad Shahidul Islam 2018-19 PhD student representative

International Steering Committee

Professor Zulfiqar Bhutta Chair
Celina Gorre Member
Professor Rifat Atun Member
Dr Mandeep Chadha Member
Dr Shamim Qazi Member
Professor Aziz Sheikh Member - RESPIRE Director
Professor Harry Campbell Member - RESPIRE Co-Director

UK grantholders

In addition to our named RESPIRE Partners, there are a number of UK grantholders, as listed below.

More information on our International RESPIRE Partners

Name Department RESPIRE role
Professor Aziz Sheikh

Usher Institute, The University of Edinburgh

Director
Professor Harry Campbell Usher Institute, The University of Edinburgh Co-Director | UK lead for Pakistan
Professor Debby Bogaert MRC Centre for Inflammation Research, The University of Edinburgh  
Dr Kathrin Cresswell Usher Institute, The University of Edinburgh  
Professor Steve Cunningham Child Life and Health, The University of Edinburgh  
Professor David Dockrell MRC Centre for Inflammation Research, The University of Edinburgh  
Monica Fletcher Usher Institute, The University of Edinburgh Sustainability/scalability
Professor Liz Grant Global Health Academy, The University of Edinburgh Sustainability/scalability
Professor Brian McKinstry Usher Institute. The University of Edinburgh  

Professor Andrew Morris

Health Directorate, The University of Edinburgh/Scottish Government Sustainability/scalability

Professor Harish Nair

Usher Institute, The University of Edinburgh Lead: Programme I (Acute) | UK lead for India

Professor John Norrie

Edinburgh Clinical Trials Unit, The University of Edinburgh Lead: Platform III (Methodology and Data Science)

Dr Bright Nwaru

Usher Institute, The University of Edinburgh  

Professor Hilary Pinnock

Usher Institute, The University of Edinburgh Lead: Programme II (Chronic) | UK lead for Malaysia

Professor Dave Robertson

Usher Institute, The University of Edinburgh  

Professor Igor Rudan

Usher Institute, The University of Edinburgh Lead: Platform II (Training and Capacity Building) | UK lead for Bangladesh

Professor Jürgen Schwarze

Child Life and Health, The University of Edinburgh Paediatric work overview

Dr Colin Simpson

Usher Institute, The University of Edinburgh  

Professor Devi Sridhar

Usher Institute, The University of Edinburgh Lead: Platform I (Stakeholder Engagement and Governance)

Andy Stoddart

Usher Institute, The University of Edinburgh  

Professor David Weller

Usher Institute, The University of Edinburgh Adult work overview

Siân Williams

International Primary Care Respiratory Group Lead: Platform I (Stakeholder Engagement and Governance)

Dr Allison Worth

Edinburgh Clinical Research Facility, The University of Edinburgh  

Professor Moira Whyte

MRC Centre for Inflammation Research, The University of Edinburgh  

Professor Sir Alimuddin (Ali) Zumla

Division of Infection and Immunity, University College London