Professor Sir Michael Marmot


UCL Institute of Health Equity

About Professor Sir Michael

Professor Sir Michael Marmot is the Professor of Epidemiology at University College London and Past President of the World Medical Association. Professor Marmot has led research groups on health inequalities for over 40 years. He was Chair of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health (CSDH), which was set up by the World Health Organization in 2005, and produced the report entitled: ‘Closing the Gap in a Generation’ in August 2008. At the request of the British Government, he conducted the Strategic Review of Health Inequalities in England, which published its report ‘Fair Society, Healthy Lives’ in February 2010. In February 2020, he launched the ‘Marmot Review 10 Years On’ report on the health inequalities across England.