Professor Richard McManus


Professor Richard McManus is Dean of Welfare and a Governing Body Fellow at Green Templeton College. He is also Chair of the Student Welfare Committee. He is Professor of Primary Care at Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford.

Research area:

Richard’s research interests lie mainly in the prevention of cardiovascular disease with particular emphasis on blood pressure measurement and the management of hypertension in primary care. He leads a programme of research around self-monitoring of blood pressure in hypertension, stroke and pregnancy; and he supervises PhD/DPhil students undertaking projects in hypertension and blood pressure monitoring in pregnancy.

Other info:

Richard chairs the Blood Pressure Monitoring Working Party of the British Hypertension Society; he is Guardian of the RCGP Cardiovascular Curriculum and provide expert advice to NICE (member of 2011 and 2018 Hypertension Guideline Committees), and the European Societies of Hypertension & Cardiology. Richard is also a GP, and Dean of Welfare at GTC.

Personal Assistant: Lucy Curtin