British academy

Photo of Professor Sir Michael Marmot

British Academy Fellows

Record for: MARMOT, Professor Sir Michael, FMedSci

Post: Director, UCL Institute of Health Equity; MRC Research Professor in Epidemiology

Specialisms: Health inequalities; Whitehall studies of inverse social gradient in morbidity and mortality; longitudinal study of ageing; international research efforts on the social determinants of health.

Appointments:
Director, International Institute for Society and Health; MRC Research Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London University College London (1985-)
Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (1990-1992)

Principal publications:
Closing the Gap in a Generation: Health Equity through Action on the Social Determinants of Health, on behalf of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health (2008), 2008
Status Syndrome - how your social standing directly affects your health and life expectancy, 2004
Social Determinants of Health (Marmot M, Wilkinson R, eds), 1999, 2006

Website:

http://www.instituteofhealthequity.org/