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Sir Michael Marmot

Sir Michael Marmot is Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health at University College London, President of the World Medical Association, Director of the International Institute for Society and Health and currently Bernard Lown Visiting Professor at Harvard.

The Health Gap
There are obvious factors that influence how long a person or society can be expected to live – income, diet, and education, for example – and others that are more surprising. Did you know that the higher your rank in social and office hierarchy, the longer your life expectancy? Epidemiologist Sir Michael Marmot talks to neurosurgeon Henry Marsh about new evidence from around the world that has the potential to make us look afresh not only at health a...