Dr Ian Forde

Ian Forde - MRC Research Training Fellow
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T: +44 (0)20 7679 1263
Supervisors: Professor Sir Michael Marmot, Dr Tarani Chandola & Professor Orazio Attanasio (UCL Economics)

Biographical details:
Dr Forde obtained his undergraduate degree from Cambridge University, graduating in Social and Political Sciences in 1995. He completed his medical training at Oxford University, qualifying in 1998. He has an MSc in Public Health from LSHTM and holds the MRCP, MFPH and MRCGP diplomas. As well as continuing to work as a General Practitioner, he also provides regular policy advice to the Strategy Unit in the Cabinet Office.

Research interests:
Dr Forde was awarded a three year research training fellowship from the Medical Research Council in 2008 to study the effectiveness and desirability of conditional cash transfer schemes as public health interventions, particularly as understood within a social determinants framework.


Can guidelines improve referral to elective surgical specialties for adults? A systematic review A Clarke, N Blundell, I Forde, N Musila, D Spitzer, S Naqvi, J Browne Qual. Health Care. 2010; 19:187-194.

Communities in Top Condition I Forde. Prizewinning essay in "Liberation Welfare", Demos 2010. http://www.demos.co.uk/publications/liberationwelfare

Forde I, Zeuner D.,Financial incentives to promote social mobility. BMJ 2009;339:b3219

Forde I, Raine R. Placing the individual within a social determinants approach to health inequity. The Lancet, 2008; 372(9650):1694-1696.

Mindell JS, Boltong A, Forde I. A review of health impact assessment frameworks. Public Health 2008; 122(11):1177-1187.

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