Professor Christopher Moran
National Clinical Director for Trauma, Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, UK
Prof. Chris Moran is National Clinical Director for Trauma to the NHS in England and Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery at Nottingham University Hospital. He trained in Cardiff and Newcastle and did fellowships at the Mayo Clinic, USA and the University Hospital in Basel, Switzerland. He is a full-time trauma surgeon and still leads the Trauma Team. He has a special interest in surgery for polytrauma, complex articular fractures and the treatment of nonunion. He has led the development of the Major Trauma Networks in England, which have increased the probability of surviving major injuries by 20% and this year he led the introduction of the Rehabilitation Prescription for major trauma. He also has national responsibilities for emergency preparedness, resilience and response (EPRR). He is international adviser on trauma to a number of Governments. His research portfolio includes 150 published scientific papers and abstracts with over 7,000 citations, mainly in the field of trauma. He continues in active research in this field. He is editor of a major textbook, the AO Principles of Fracture Surgery and co-authored many of the British Orthopaedic Association Standards for Trauma. Prof. Moran is Honorary Colonel to 144 Medical Parachute Squadron, 16 Regiment and also Civilian Adviser on Orthopaedic Surgery to the Royal Air Force. He enjoys running and still runs to work!