Aaron is a General Practitioner (Family Medicine) undertaking a NIHR funded In Practice Fellowship at the University of Manchester, within the Centre for Primary Care and Global Mental Health research unit. His supervisory team includes: Dr Caroline Sanders, Prof Nusrat Husain, Prof Aneez Esmail. His primary research interest is the improvement of primary care delivered mental health care for the UK Central and Eastern European community (CEE).
Aaron completed his undergraduate in Medicine with European Studies (German), working in the UK and Germany after qualification. Building on his interest in CEE mental health he undertook an MSc in Clinical Research (UCLan) and a PG Dip in Global Health: Non-Communicable Disease (Edinburgh).
Alongside completing an MPH in Global Public health, his current fellowship aims to explore perceptions of community members and clinicians for the UK CEE community. Outcomes are intended to direct development of culturally adapted primary care mental health strategies.
Alongside his academic activities he works as a part-time salaried GP in East Lancashire and is a member of the Junior Doctor International Committee for the UK Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP).