Teaching Fellow - Hospital Management
0113 343 4857
G16; Charles Thackrah Building
2010 - PhD - University of Leeds
1996 - Masters of Arts in Hospital Management, Nuffield Institute, University of Leeds, UK.
1990 - Certificate in Tropical Medicine (in French) – University of Lille, France
1988 - Diploma of Tropical Medicine, Seneca College, Toronto, Canada
Current and Previous Roles
Tom joined the Nuffield Centre, Leeds Insitutue of Health Sciences in September 2005. He originally trained in the United States as a Registered Nurse and has worked in the speciality areas of Intensive Care, Surgery (Theatre) and Emergency (Accident and Casualty). Since 1984 he has worked primarily in Africa , beginning at Ippy Hospital , a mission hospital in the Central African Republic for 7 years in both clinical and hospital management capacities. Since 1997, he has worked in Ethiopia for the Tigrai Regional Health Bureau. He served as Deputy Medical Director for 2 years at Kahsay Abera Hospital (Humera) and for 6 years in the Tigrai Regional Health Bureau in the Health Service Division as a Senior Expert. His PhD focuses on decentralization and hospital autonomy in government hospitals in Tigrai , Ethiopia.
Current Research Interests
His research interests are in hospital design and hospital management in a developing country context.
He teaches a range of subjects related to hospital management on the international programmes in the Nuffield Centre.
I am interested in the management of hospitals within a lower to middle income country context.