Department of Surgery

Joint Lecture - The Departments of Medicine, Surgery and Otolaryngology

May 22, 2019
Department of Surgery

Joint Lecture with the Departments of Medicine, Surgery and Otolaryngology

"Opportunities and Challenges in Patient and Public Involvement in Health Care and Research"

May 22, 2019 - 5:30-6:30 pm

The Banting Institute, University of Toronto
100 College Street

Simon Denegri OBE is National Director for Patients, Carers and the Public in Research at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). He was Chair of INVOLVE – the national advisory group for the promotion and support of public involvement in research funded by NIHR – from 2011 until 2017. He was Chief Executive of the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) from 2006 until 2011 and, prior to this, Director of Corporate Communications at the Royal College of Physicians from 2003.  He also worked in corporate communications for Procter & Gamble in the United States from 1997 to 2000. He writes and speaks extensively about community and public involvement in health and social care and blogs at He also writes poetry which he publishes at He was awarded the OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2018.