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Professor Chris Salisbury


Chris Salisbury MB ChB MSc MD FRCGP trained in Bristol and then spent ten years as a full time GP in Reading, also working as a GP trainer and postgraduate tutor. In 1995 he was appointed to a senior lecturer post at Imperial College London and in 1997 he became a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP). Chris moved to the University of Bristol in 1998 and was promoted to a personal chair as Professor of Primary Health Care in 2004. He holds honorary consultant contracts with NHS Bristol CCG and NHS England and continues to work part-time as a GP at William Budd Health Centre, Knowle West, Bristol. Chris has been Head of the Centre for Academic Primary Care, Bristol, since August 2010. He has also been Head of the Section of Health Care Evaluation in the School of Social and Community Medicine since the same date.

Chris is chair of the Scientific Foundation Board of the RCGP, chair of the RCGP Research Paper of the Year award, and a board member for the NIHR School for Primary Care Research and the NIHR Health Services and Delivery Research programme. He also sits on the editorial board of the British Journal of General Practice. Chris has published 5 books and over 130 peer-reviewed research papers.