Clinical Research Office. A partnership between Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Sheffield

Academic Directorate of Respiratory Medicine              


The Academic Directorate of Respiratory Medicine draws upon the combined strengths of Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, the University of Sheffield, and other partners to deliver internationally competitive and game-changing research. The research of our clinicians is underpinned by associations with academics in the University Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease who continue to deliver some of the most innovative respiratory research programmes in the UK in a number of themes:

Research Strategy

The Academic Directorate of Respiratory Medicine Research Strategy 2018-2021 is available on request -

Key Contacts

Name Role and details

Prof David Kiely

Research Lead



Dr Lisa Watson

Directorate Research Coordinator



Sarah Birchall

CRIO Research Coordinator

Nicole Papka

Directorate Research Administrator

Dr Alex Basran

Clinical Director
Neil Thompson
Operations Director
Dora Deane/Sarah Chown

Deputy Operations Director

Julie Broscomb

Group Finance Manager

Shanice Ashman

Directorate Accountant