Professor awarded Knighthood in Queen's birthday Honours

Professor Ian Gilmore has been awarded a knighthhod in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Medicine.


Professor Sir Ian Gilmore has been President of the Royal College of Physicians.  He is a Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist at the Royal Liverpool University Hospitals and Honorary Professor at the Department of Medicine, University of Liverpool.  His specialty interest is liver disease.


Professor Gilmore was previously Registrar of the College and a member of Council.  He chaired a Working Party in 2001, producing the report “Alcohol – can the NHS afford it?”  a blueprint for a coherent alcohol strategy.  Professor Gilmore continues to chair the Alcohol Committee and now also chairs the Alcohol Health Alliance in which relevant agencies work together in a coherent and focused framework.  He is Chair of the European Alcohol and Health Forum Science Group and is a member of the Climate and Health Council.

He is currently a Commissioner for Sir Michael Marmot’s review of the social determinants of health in this country.  He has lectured extensively overseas and has had particularly fruitful clinical and research collaborations with American colleagues.  He continues to undertake some clinical work.

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