Chris is a Professor of Child Health Research at the University of Exeter Medical School, UK. He has led PenCRU: the Peninsula Childhood Disability Research Unit since moving to Exeter in 2009. PenCRU carries out a broad programme of applied health services research evaluating ways to improve the health and wellbeing of disabled children and their families. Chris initially trained and worked as an Orthotist, and has been awarded Masters and Doctoral degrees by the University of Oxford.