Clare Matterson, Director, Medical Humanities & Engagement, has just announced Dr Dan O’Connor‘s appointment to the position of Head of Medical Humanities at the Wellcome Trust:
“Dan is currently a faculty member at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics. He has a PhD in the history of medicine from the University of Warwick and he achieved a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Bioethics and the History of Medicine from Johns Hopkins University. He is currently a faculty member of the Institute where he has responsibility for public engagement, alongside his teaching and academic work. He has also worked in the commercial sector for a social and digital media company translating academic research on social media into strategic action plans that developed customer engagement for a variety of clients.
Dan has huge enthusiasm for the development of medical humanities and is looking forward to joining the Trust in early September.”
The Centre for Medical Humanities would like to extend our congratulations to Dan. We look forward to working with him over the coming years.