The Academy of Medical Sciences announced on the 12 May 2021 that it has elected Professor David Hunter, Our Future Health’s Chief Science Adviser, to its prestigious Fellowship for his exceptional contribution to the advancement of medical science.
Recognising innovative research discoveries
The Academy of Medical Sciences is the independent body in the UK representing the diversity of medical science. Elected Fellows are the UK’s leading medical scientists from hospitals, academia, and industry. They are recognised for their innovative research discoveries and for translating scientific developments into benefits for patients and wider society.
Commenting on his election, Professor Hunter said:
“As someone born in the UK, having grown up and gone to medical school in Australia, and having spent most of my career in epidemiology in the US, I am deeply honoured to be elected to the Academy, and look forward to participating in the important work the Academy does on behalf of UK and global medical science.”