Michael Marmot

Chair of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health, World Health Organization Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of London Michael Marmot has led a research group on health inequalities for the past 30 years. He is Principal Investigator of the Whitehall Studies of British civil servants, investigating explanations for the striking inverse social gradient in morbidity and mortality. He leads the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) and is engaged in several international research efforts on the social determinants of health.

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