Professor Michael Rigby joins the Board of NMBI


Professor Michael Rigby has joined the Board of NMBI, after being nominated by the Health Information and Quality Authority.

Professor Rigby has held professorial posts in the UK, Ireland, and Sweden and has extensive experience in health service development and delivery, and in research into health policy and management.

His particular areas of interest are preventative services, child health, mental health, and integrated care, and he has undertaken projects with the WHO, European Commission, OECD, and European Science Foundation.

Professor Rigby has written extensively on health research and policy, and health information systems. He has co-edited a number of books, most recently on Evidence Based Health Informatics and on Primary Health Care for Children in Europe.

He is currently a member of the Board of HIQA, the National Screening Advisory Committee and the Roster of Experts appointed to support the WHO Digital Health Technical Advisory Group.

Professor Rigby said “I’m delighted to take up this position on the Board of the NMBI. I look forward to working with the Board and using my experience in health service development and delivery, as well as my background in health policy and digital health systems, to contribute to the important work of the regulator.”

Professor Rigby fills the position held previously by Kathleen Lombard, and NMBI would like to thank Kathleen for her service to the Board.

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