Professor Ann Kinmonth

Emeritus Professor of General Practice at Department of Public Health & Primary Care, University of Cambridge


Professor Ann Louise Kinmonth is Emeritus Professor of General Practice at the University of Cambridge, and convenor of the St John’s College Reading Group on Health Inequalities (established 2014).

Ann Louise studied for her MD in Oxford. She was Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader and Professor in Primary Medical Care in the University of Southampton 1983 to 1996. Ann Louise held the Foundation Chair of General Practice at the University of Cambridge 1997 to-2011. Since then she has been Director of Research at Cambridge, Clinical Director of Studies (St Johns) and Academy of Medical Sciences mentor.

Professor Kinmonth’s main areas of research interest are development of trial evaluations of complex behavioural intervention, the prevention and management of chronic disease, patient-centered care, and inequalities in health. Professor Kinmonth was a practising GP for 30 years and continues to teach General Practice in developing countries. She is academic lead for the Foundation for Family Medicine in Palestine. She was appointed CBE for Services to Primary Care Research.

  • 14 November 2017, 5:30pm

    Can you handle the truth? Facts, figures and communicating uncertainty

    Chaired and hosted by Sir David Spiegelhalter, Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk in the Statistical Laboratory at the University of Cambridge, guest speakers include: Sir David Norgrove, Chair of the UK Statistics Authority; and Amanda Farnsworth, Head of Visual and Data Journalism, BBC News.

  • 21 April 2016, 6pm

    Behaviour and Health Research Unit Annual Lecture 2016

    This year's Behaviour and Health Research Unit (BHRU) Annual Lecture will be delivered by Linda Bauld, Professor of Health Policy, Director of the Institute for Social Marketing, and Dean of Research at the University of Stirling. The subject will be "Electronic cigarettes: a disruptive technology?"