Professor Dame Louise Robinson

professor of primary care and ageing, Newcastle University

Biography


Professor Dame Louise Robinson, is an academic GP and Professor of Primary Care and Ageing at Newcastle University.  She was the first GP to be awarded a prestigious NIHR Professorship.  Professor Robinson also holds the first UK Regius Professorship in Ageing.

Louise leads a research programme focused on improving quality of life and quality of care for older people, especially those with dementia.  She leads 1 of only 3 Alzheimer Society national Centres of Excellence on Dementia Care.  Louise was primary care lead for the Prime Minister’s Dementia Challenge and is a member of the National Dementia Care Guidelines development group.

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