Professor Steve Iliffe is Emeritus Professor of Primary Care for Older People at University College London. He worked in a large, socially diverse inner-city group practice in North West London for 30 years. His research interests are in health promotion in later life and in mental health, particularly dementia.
Steve was Chief Investigator of the EVIDEM programme, a five year multicentre package of projects, funded by the National Health Service’s research foundation, on community-based interventions for dementia. A member of INTERDEM, the European research group on early interventions in dementia, he was the UK principal investigator for an eight nation study of palliative care in dementia, running from 2011 to 2015, funded by the European Commission. He was also Associate Director of the UK national coordinating centre for Dementias & Neurodegenerative Diseases Research networks (DENDRON), 2006-15.