3 December 2024 In-person, BMA House, London Driving real-world impact from health research

Juliet Tizzard

Director, Parkinson's UK

Juliet Tizzard is director of External Relations at Parkinson’s UK, the largest charitable funder of Parkinson’s research in Europe. She leads the charity’s work to influence the policy agenda and the health and care system across the UK to enable people with Parkinson’s to live as well as possible with the condition. With an academic background in medical ethics, Juliet has had senior roles at the British Medical Association and the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, leading campaigns to remove legal barriers to new research and treatments. More recently, she led policy and patient involvement activities at the Health Research Authority during the pandemic, helping to ensure that patient-centred research into COVID-19 vaccines and therapies could start as quickly as possible