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Medical Sciences Divisional Office
University of Oxford
Level 3, John Radcliffe Hospital
Oxford OX3 9DU

Alastair Buchan

Head of Medical Sciences Division and Dean of the Medical School

  • Responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the management and academic leadership of the Division
  • Chairs, and acts on behalf of, the Medical Sciences Board and chairs, or nominates others to chair, the Board’s major committees
  • Responsible for ensuring that the board discharges its responsibilities and for acting a trustee of the University as whole through membership of the University’s Council
  • Dean of the Medical School, which is part of the Division; leads major interactions with National Health Service bodies