Professor Martin Gibson MD PhD FRCP
Professor of Diabetes & Metabolic Medicine
Chief Executive, NorthWest EHealth
Director, Greater Manchester NIHR Clinical Research Network
Associate Director, Industry NIHR CCRN
Research and Informatics Director, Greater Manchester AHSN
Martin Gibson is Chief Executive Officer of NorthWest EHealth, a not-for-profit NHS and University collaborative that specialises in developing supported easy-to-use software tools to for clinicians, scientists and managers to undertake research, audit, commissioning and care.
Martin is a consultant physician specialising in diabetes and lipid disorders at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust where he was formerly Research and Development Director of both the acute and primary care Trusts. He is an active clinical trialist and has had a long-term interest in the use of electronic clinical data systems to improve healthcare and facilitate research. Examples include the development of CareCall for diabetes management and prevention programmes, FARSITE, a tool to support clinical trial feasibility and recruitment, as well as systems to support the GSK sponsored Salford Lung Study.