Peter Littlejohns

    July 11, 2017

    Peter is Professor of Public Health in the Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine at King’s College London and Honorary Consultant to Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. He is also Deputy Director of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) South London, where he also leads the public health research theme. . From 1999 to 2012 he was the founding Clinical and Public Health Director of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). .There he designed the structure and processes for the Institute’s Clinical Guidelines Programme which were based on the AGREE collaboration’s (Appraising Guidelines REsearch and Evaluation) research findings. A European Union-funded research project, he was the initiating senior investigator and identified the most robust way to assess the quality of guidelines. This work continues as the AGREE Research Trust .He left the Institute to establish an international multidisciplinary collaboration which undertakes research in how to prioritise health care in a fair and equitable way. In 2010 Peter was awarded the Irwin M. Weinstein Endowed Lectureship in Health and Public Policy Cedars – Sinai Medical Centre, USA and in 2016 he delivered the Royal College of Physicians Milroy Lecture on State and Public . He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners and a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health.