Associate Professor in Rheumatology and Self-Management Emma Dures has recently been appointed Adjunct Professor of Rheumatology and Rehabilitation at the University of Southern Denmark and the associated research institution at the Danish Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases in Sønderborg.
This honorary post will last for five years, during which Emma will visit Denmark twice a year to give talks and collaborate on research.
“I am delighted to have this opportunity to build on my collaborations with Danish colleagues, including Professor Jette Primdhal and Professor Ann Bremander.
This appointment will support us to develop an exciting research agenda centred on psychosocial support for people living with inflammatory arthritis”.
Emma is part of the Centre for Health and Clinical Research (CHCR) at UWE Bristol. CHCR brings together researchers working in the fields of long-term conditions, palliative and supportive care, and emergency care, to inform knowledge mobilisation across the lifespan.
Their vision is to conduct excellent research and support its broad application to benefit the health and wellbeing of individuals and society. They actively involve patients and the public at all stages of their research and evaluation activities.