Dr Chris Parry is an NHS Consultant Clinical Microbiologist at the Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool, Director of Studies for the Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene programme at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, and a visiting Professor of Tropical Medicine at the University of Oxford and the University of Nagasaki.
Dr Parry qualified in Natural Sciences and Medicine at the University of Cambridge and trained in in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Clinical Microbiology and Tropical Medicine in the UK and Malawi. He has specialist accreditation in Clinical Microbiology and has completed the DTMH at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and a PhD from the UK Open University.
His research interests concern the epidemiology, diagnosis, and management of severe bacterial infections with a focus on typhoid fever. He has been the PI for studies in Liverpool, Vietnam, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Nepal, the Philippines, and Fiji.