Professor Andrew Hayward


UCL Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care

Professor Andrew Hayward trained in medicine and subsequently as an epidemiologist and Public Health Physician.  His early research focussed on epidemiology and control of infections of public health importance including tuberculosis, influenza and antibiotic resistance. A major part of this work has been in close collaboration with the UCLH Find &Treat Service to support the development and evaluation of effective interventions for Inclusion Health Groups such as People Experiencing Homelessness, drug users and prisoners.

In 2017 Andrew became Director of the UCL Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care which comprises the Research Departments of Epidemiology and Public Health, Behavioural Science and Health, Department of Applied Health Research, and Primary Care and Population Health.   Andrew has an Honorary Consultant Contract with Central and North-West London NHS Community Trust.  Andrew Co-founded the UCL Centre for Inclusion Health in 2109 and was awarded an NIHR Senior Investigator award in 2019.  He co-directs the UK Prevention Research Programme ActEarly consortium.