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Rick Body

Dr Richard Body

Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Honorary Lecturer in Cardiovascular Medicine


MB ChB (University of Manchester, 2000); MRCSEd(A&E) (Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2002); FCEM (College of Emergency Medicine, 2010); PhD (Manchester Metropolitan University, 2009)

Special Interests:

Acute coronary syndromes; diagnosis; research; clinical epidemiology; biomarkers; philosophy of medicine


Additional roles: Honorary lecturer in Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Manchester Joint theme lead for Injuries and Emergencies, Greater Manchester and Merseyside Comprehensive Local Research Networks Best BETs section editor, Emergency Medicine Journal Reviewer Advisory Group member, Emergency Medicine Research & Publications Committee member, College of Emergency Medicine Lead consultant, Manchester EMERGING (Emergency and Intensive Care Research Group) Specialist Training in: Emergency Medicine Research interests: Acute coronary syndromes Biomarkers Diagnostic research Clinical epidemiology Decision science Previous roles: NIHR clinical lecturer (University of Manchester), 2010 – 2012 Specialist Registrar in Emergency Medicine (Northwestern Deanery), 2007 – 2010 Clinical Research Fellow (Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust), 2005 – 2007 Senior House Officer (Stockport NHS Foundation Trust), 2001 – 2005 House Officer (University Hospital South Manchester), 2001 House Officer (Stockport NHS Foundation Trust), 2000