Ep. 55

Episode 55

Professor Sir Michael Marmot on health inequity: Part 1

Listen to Professor Sir Michael Marmot and Dr Jasmine Lee discuss the impact of social determinants of health inequity looking at research and policies over the years, the important relationship they have to the health of our population and the impact of the Coronavirus-19 pandemic.

Professor Sir Michael Marmot is a Professor of Epidemiology at University College London, the Director of the UCL Institute of Health Equity and the author of The Health Gap: the challenge of an unequal world (Bloomsbury: 2015). He has over four decades of experience leading research teams on health inequities and chaired commissions.

Dr Jasmine Lee is a palliative medicine specialist registrar and trainee, RCP clinical education fellow and Association of Palliative Medicine trainees committee co-chair based in London.

This episode was recorded in August 2022 before the results of the Conservative party leadership election for the UK Prime minister on 7th September 2022.