Prof. Gary A. Ford
Chair of the Council of Fellows
Gary Ford, FRCP, CBE, FMedSci is Consultant Stroke Physician at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Chief Executive Officer of the Oxford Academic Health Science Network and Visiting Professor of Clinical Pharmacology at Oxford University; he has been a FESO since 2005.
He was Director of the NIHR Stroke Research Network in the UK from 2005-14 and prior member of the Board of Directors of ESO. He is Chief Executive Officer of the Oxford Academic Health Science Network, a regional health partnership established to spread innovation to improve health and generate economic growth.
He is a consultant stroke physician at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford. His research interests are pre-hospital diagnosis of stroke, optimal service organisation to deliver hyper acute stroke therapies and effect of age on response to stroke treatments. He developed the FAST and ROISER scales and has published over 250 peer reviewed articles.