Professor Hywel Williams
We are delighted to let you know that UK DCTN founder and Chair, Professor Hywel Williams has been awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the recent Queen’s birthday honours list for services to higher education and medical research. This is in recognition of his outstanding contribution in the field of dermatology along with his service to the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), both as former Director of the Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme and in recognition of his contribution to the pandemic in helping to manage the NIHR Covid-19 research response which ensured that effective treatments reached NHS patients in record time.
Hywel Williams is Professor of Dermato-Epidemiology, Co-Director of the Centre of Evidence-Based Dermatology and honorary consultant paediatric dermatologist at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, and founder of Cochrane Skin
Please see the full University of Nottingham Press release at https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/news/double-birthday-honours-for-university-of-nottingham-medic
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