Patricia Mary "Trisha" Greenhalgh OBE MA MD FRCP FRCGP FMedSci (born 11 March 1959)[2] is a British professor of primary health care and a practicing general practitioner.

Early life and education

Greenhalgh gained a BA in Social and Political Sciences from the University of Cambridge in 1980.[3] She then qualified in Medicine from the University of Oxford in 1983.[3]

Academic career

In April 2010, Greenhalgh was appointed Professor of Primary Health Care and Dean for Research Impact at Queen Mary University of London.[3] Her role included setting up and leading the Healthcare Innovation and Policy Unit in the Centre for Health Sciences at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry.[4]

In January 2015, Trish Greenhalgh took up the post of Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences and Fellow of Green Templeton College at the University of Oxford.[5]

She is a Senior Investigator at the National Institute for Health Research [6]

She is the author of more than 220 peer-reviewed publications and 8 textbooks.[7][8]

One of her books "How to read a paper" is now in its fifth edition.[9]

Honours and awards

She has twice won the Royal College of General Practitioners Research Paper of the Year Award.[10]

She accepted an OBE in 2001 for services to evidence based medical care.[11]

In 2006, she was one of the authors who received the Baxter Award from the European Health Management Association.[2]

She was elected to become a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2014.[10]