MBBS, FRACP, FRCPCH, FRCP, PhD
Russell Viner is a Professor of Adolescent Health at the UCL Institute of Child Health, and active in research, health policy and clinical medicine. Research interests are in health services, burden of disease, health policy for young people, as well as obesity, diabetes and chronic condition management in adolescents. Professor Viner is an active clinical paediatrician, working across the fields of clinical medicine and health policy. As Clinical Director of the London Strategic Clinical Network for Children for NHS England, he is responsible for leading healthcare for London’s 2 million children and young people. Professor Viner leads the Adolescent Workstream of the DH Policy Research Unit in Children, Young People and Families (CPRU), holds a programme grant from the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) and is named on >£18 million in current research grants.