UWE Bristol award Honorary Degree to Dr Deborah Evans

Issue date: 24 November 2014

Dr Deborah Evans

Dr Deborah Evans has been awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science in recognition of her significant contribution in the field of health.

The Honorary Degree was conferred at the Awards Ceremony of the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences on Wednesday 26 November 2014 at Bristol Cathedral.

Deborah Evans is the Managing Director of the West of England Academic Health Science Network which exists to improve the NHS ability to spread innovation, put evidence into practice and to work more effectively with industry.

Deborah was a PCT Chief Executive for 10 years during her career as an NHS manager.

She has a longstanding commitment to supporting the development of health service research, is a champion for public health and was regional lead for specialised services over many years.

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