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Frances Mair

Frances Mair, Professor of Primary Care Research (General Practice and Primary Care)

Frances undertakes mixed methods research focusing on optimising the care of patients with chronic illness and multimorbidity with a particular emphasis on the potential role for digital health. Her work takes into account the wider socioeconomic environment and social contexts in which patients live and the importance of understanding implementation issues to help bridge the translational gap between research and clinical practice.

Professor Frances Mair is a University of Glasgow medical graduate who undertook her vocational training in General Practice in Glasgow.  She then went on to work as General Practitioner/Quality Assurance Physician Advisor for the US Navy/US Embassy, London, UK and subsequently entered academic general practice at the University of Liverpool where she became Professor of Primary Care Research and Director of the Mersey Primary Care R&D Consortium. While in Liverpool she had a one year research fellowship in Telemedicine/Family Medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Centre, USA. Commenced at the University of Glasgow in 2005 and appointed Head of General Practice and Primary Care in 2009. She is currently a visiting Professor at the Universities of Liverpool and Southampton.