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Michael Harris

University of Bath, School for Health, United Kingdom

General Practitioner/Family Doctor
Short Bio
I’m a GP and Professor of Primary Care near the city of Bath in Southwest England. My qualifications are MB BS FRCGP MMEd. I have visiting academic posts at the Universities of Bath and Exeter in the UK, and at the Shupyk National Academy of Postgraduate Education, Ukraine. I also have a salaried post at the University of Bern in Switzerland. My academic interests are: research on early diagnosis of cancer in primary care (I lead the Örenäs Research Group, a 30-country European research collaborative: please contact me if you are interested in this); research in medical education; teaching about critical appraisal skills and medical statistics; developing primary care research in Ukraine and other countries that have relatively little experience of this.

Published Abstracts 10

The ABC of family medicine research – a training course for early career doctors

Michael Harris, Pavlo Kolesnyk, Péter Torzsa

Presented on 21/10/2017 at the 85th EGPRN Meeting.

How do European primary care practitioners think the timeliness of cancer diagnosis can be improved? Results from an Örenäs Research Group study.

Michael Harris, Magdalena Esteva Cantó, Ana Luisa Neves, Peter Vedsted, Gordon Taylor, Peter Murchie

Presented on 19/10/2019 at the 89th EGPRN Meeting.

How do European Primary Care Practitioners think the speed of diagnosis of cancer in primary care could be improved? A thematic analysis and mapping exercise.

Michael Harris, Nicola Buono, Magdalena Esteva, Tuomas Koskela, Ana Luisa Neves, Sven Streit

Presented on 05/10/2018 at the 87th EGPRN Meeting.

‘The ABC of family medicine research’ – evaluation of a trans-national training course for early career family doctors.

Pavlo Kolesnyk, Michael Harris

Presented on 11/05/2018 at the 86th EGPRN Meeting.

How do GPs make decisions about assessing cardiovascular disease risk factors in overweight and obese patients aged 30-45? A European research protocol from the EGPRN Fellows.

Ausra Saxvik, Kristīne Šitca, Ilze Skuja, Michael Harris

Presented on 12/05/2018 at the 86th EGPRN Meeting.

What influences medical students’ choice of family medicine as a career? A research protocol from the 2018/2019 EGPRN Fellows.

Maria Bakola, Canan Tuz, Alice Serafini, Michael Harris

Presented on 11/05/2019 at the 88th EGPRN Meeting.

Factors that Empower GPs for Early Cancer Diagnosis. A Delphi Study Protocol

Robert Hoffman, Mette Brekke, George Tzanis, Davorina Petek, Michael Harris, Emmanouil Smyrnakis

Presented on 16/10/2020 at the 90th EGPRN Meeting.

How GPs decide to assess cardiovascular risk factors in European countries – a qualitative EGPRN Fellowship study.

Ilze Skuja, Aleksandra Trubovich, Emilie Femtehjell, Marta Marques, Elina Skuja, Aivars Lejnieks, Michael Harris

Presented on 17/10/2020 at the 90th EGPRN Meeting.

What do GPs think about gifts from patients? A qualitative study of doctors in Latvia

Ilze Skuja, Elina Skuja, Kristine Laurane, Lieve Peremans, Michael Harris

Presented on 06/10/2018 at the 87th EGPRN Meeting.

Why do European Primary Care Physicians sometimes not think of, or act on, a possible cancer diagnosis?

Tuomas Koskela, Marija Petek Ster, Magdalena Esteva, Merce Marzo, Davorina Petek, Senada Hajdarevic, Vija Silina, Sara Contreras, Cecilia Högberg, Liina Pilv, Jolanta Sawicka-Powierza, Marcello Mangione, Michael Harris

Presented on 17/10/2020 at the 90th EGPRN Meeting.


Qualitative Research, Quantitative Research, Surveys