Dr Anisa Jafar

NIHR Clinical Lecturer

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Anisa is an NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Emergency Medicine based clinically at Manchester Foundation Trust. She completed her PhD at HCRI in 2019 in the area of medical-record keeping in sudden onset disasters. Her academic clinical training in Emergency Medicine has taken place mainly in North West England.  She has also studied/worked in London (UK), Pakistan, France and KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa). She completed her DTM&H at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and her MPH from the University of Manchester.


Her research interests combine qualitative and quantitative methodologies as well as a focus on data and information gaps.  She has helped develop the Global Emergency Care Collborative or GECCo (www.geccouk.com) which provides a platform of engagement for those interested/involved in both global emergency care in the UK.

She is working with the RCEM to map the global health (GH) engagement of UK emergency practitioners and alongside this looking at proxy measures of broader GH engagement by emergency practitioners  internationally.

External positions

Emergency Medicine Trainee, NHS Health Education North West

6 Aug 2011 → …

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2020 - Doctor of Philosophy, Medical documentation in sudden onset disasters, The University of Manchester
  • 2014 - Master of Public Health, MPH (EHA + GH), Division of Population Health, Health Services Research & Primary Care
  • 2012 - MRCEM, Royal College of Emergency Medicine
  • 2011 - MRCP, Royal College of Physicians
  • 2010 - DTM&H, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
  • 2008 - Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MBChB with European Studies, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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