Chris Griffiths is professor of primary care and centre lead in the Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, and deputy director for research at the Blizard Institute. He is a principal investigator at the MRC-Asthma UK Centre for Allergic Mechanisms in Asthma. He has been a general practitioner in Hackney since 1992.
He read Physiological Sciences at Keble College, Oxford, before completing a D.Phil addressing the endocrine control of gut function. His clinical training was at King’s College London. His research addresses tuberculosis, chronic respiratory disease and diabetes, and ethnicity. He is a member of the development groups for NICE guidelines for tuberculosis, and for the British asthma guidelines. He is an editorial board member of the journals Thorax and the Primary Care Respiratory Journal.