Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Director of Undergraduate Public Health Education



+44 (0)20 7594 0789richard.pinder




313Reynolds BuildingCharing Cross Campus





Richard is a consultant public health physician with a special interest in health care and health system management. He is the population health lead within Imperial College School of Medicine and course director of Imperial’s Global Health BSc programme. Richard is also a tutor and module leader in the School of Public Health’s MPH and Global MPH (online) programmes.

In his clinical / service role, Richard is academic lead consultant in the London Borough of Southwark, where he is also a postgraduate educational supervisor for higher specialty and foundation training.

Richard trained at Guy's, King's and St Thomas' School of Medicine. Completing the academic foundation programme at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and the Institute of Psychiatry, he moved to Imperial College London as an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in Public Health Medicine in 2010. He completed his higher specialty training in 2015 having held a wide range of roles across the NHS, local government, national government and private sector including as Senior Policy Advisor to the Department of Health and Social Care.



Dick A, Pinder R, Ember T, et al., Reducing allogenic blood transfusion in paediatric scoliosis surgery – reporting fifteen years of a multidisciplinary, evidence based quality improvement project, Global Spine Journal, ISSN:2192-5682

Sharpe CA, Poots AJ, Watt H, et al., 2018, Controlling alcohol availability through local policy: an observational study to evaluate Cumulative Impact Zones in a London borough, Journal of Public Health, Vol:40, ISSN:1741-3842, Pages:e260-e268

Pinder RJ, Ferguson J, Moller H, 2016, Minority ethnicity patient satisfaction and experience: the results of the National Cancer Patient Experience Survey in England, Bmj Open, Vol:6, ISSN:2044-6055


Boshari T, Sharpe C, Poots A, et al., 2018, Public health and alcohol licensing policy in local government: an observational study of licensed premises and alcohol-related violence in London, UK, Public Health Science 2018, Elsevier, Pages:S12-S12, ISSN:0140-6736

Sharpe C, Tang S, Hogan G, et al., 2018, Developing the role of public health in responding to mental health and wellbeing needs after mass casualty incidents: experience at London Bridge and Borough Market, June, 2017, Public Health Science 2018, Elsevier, Pages:S14-S14, ISSN:0140-6736

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