Dr Faraz Ahmed

Lecturer in Health Inequalities


Faraz is currently a Lecturer in Health Inequalities at Lancaster University. Following his Medical Research Council PhD studentship at the Institute of Public Health (University of Cambridge), he joined the Lancaster Dementia Research Team as a Senior Research Associate. His previous research work at Lancaster University was within the national Neighbourhoods and Dementia Programme. Faraz is a Public Health researcher, with extensive experience in international health and working with ethnic minority communities in the UK. Prior to starting his research at the Institute of Public Health (University of Cambridge), he was working as a Research Fellow at the University of York. He holds an MSc in International Health from the University of Leeds and has a strong interest in addressing inequalities in health. His previous experience includes public-private partnerships in increasing TB case-detection among poor and disadvantaged groups, health systems evaluation, and developing and evaluating health promotion programmes for minority ethnic groups.