Posted on 10/07/2012
Professor Dame Sally Macintyre
MSc Sociology as Applied to Medicine, 1971 Bedford College
Dame Sally is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and of the Academy of Medical Sciences, and an Honorary Fellow of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. She was awarded an OBE for services to Medical Sociology in 1998, a CBE for services to Social Science in 2006, and a DBE for services to Science in 2011. From 1995 - 2004 she was Editor-in-Chief of Social Science & Medicine. She was Chair of the Society for Social Medicine in 2005, and in 2006 - 2007 was a member of the Nuffield Council of Bioethics Working Party on Public Health Ethics. She was inaugural chair of the MRC's Population Health Sciences Research Network from 2005-2009. She was a member of MRC Council from 2008 to 2016, the co-chair of the Departments of Health’s Alcohol Guideline Development Group from 2014 to 2016, and the Academy of Medical Sciences Working Group on ‘The Health of the Public in 2040’, also 2014 to 2016. In 2016 she was appointed a member of the Human Tissue Authority, the Ethics and Governance Council of UK Biobank, and the Strategic Advisory Group for the Global Challenges Research Fund. She chairs the UK Prevention research Partnership.