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WMG’s Institute of Digital Healthcare welcomes UHCW Chief Medical Officer as new Professor of Practice

Meghana PanditThe Institute of Digital Healthcare (IDH) at the University of Warwick welcomes the appointment of the Chief Medical Officer for University Hospital Coventry as a new Professor of Practice.

Meghana Pandit, who is also Deputy Chief Executive Officer at the UHCW NHS Trust, has taken up a new professorial teaching fellow role at WMG.

The IDH is a partnership between the NHS, WMG and Warwick Medical School which aims to improve people's health and wellbeing through the development, evaluation and use of innovative digital technologies and services.

Meghana’s role is to provide leadership and undertake teaching, training and clinical innovation.

She will also be involved in the design, development and delivery of a range of programmes of study, particularly in Healthcare Management, and assist with clinical engagement for IDH projects.

Meghana said: “I am honoured to take up this part-time role as Professor of Practice and delighted to be working with WMG. Hopefully these roles can help bring further innovation into UHCW and strengthen our partnership with the University of Warwick.

“At UHCW we recognise that being at the forefront of innovation ensures our patients always get the best care. I am looking forward to seeing the developments and innovation come to fruition in the coming years.”

Professor Lord Bhattacharyya comments “ We are delighted to welcome Meghana to WMG. Working closely with our academic teams in the Institute of Digital Healthcare, WMG and Warwick Medical School her experience will be invaluable in helping us drive healthcare education in new directions.”

PR66, 1st April 2015