Dr. Josip Car
Dr. Josip Car is a physician-scientist combining the roles of the Founding Director of Centre for Population Health Sciences at LKC Medicine, joint new Medical School between Imperial College London and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, a Director of the Global eHealth Unit and Co-Director of WHO Collaborating Centre for Public Health at Imperial College, and a practicing family physician. Throughout his career, he blended academic, policy, management and clinical work. He served in a wide range of roles including as a Director of Public Health and Primary Care and Lead Director for Integrated Care at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (one of the largest hospitals in Europe) until 2014, Director of National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Primary Care Research Network and co-director of NIHR Comprehensive Local Research Network for London (NW), Medical Director and Chair of a Professional Executive Committee of a Primary Care Trust, Primary Care and Research Adviser to the Editor of the BMJ, a founding director for the Imperial GP Specialty Training, a member of Imperial College’s School of Public Health board, a member of International Advisory Board for City of Rotterdam, an adviser to the OECD, the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, World Bank and others. I continue to serve in a range of other roles including as a Board Member of the Journal of Global Health; an Editor of the Cochrane Collaboration and Visiting Senior Researcher, Department of Family Medicine, University of Ljubljana.