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Gina Radford

Professor Gina Radford was appointed Deputy Chief Medical Officer on 5 January 2015.

She first joined the Department of Health in 1998 as Head of the Public Health Development Unit, where she oversaw the work to establish NICE, before moving to become Regional Director of Public Health for the East of England, where she led on the Department of Health’s response to the Shipman Enquiry and represented CMO on the WHO’s Western Pacific Regional Committee. On leaving the Department of Health in 2007, Gina has held a number of roles including Director of Public Health in Fife, Director of Public Health for East of England, and Centre Director for Anglia and Essex for Public Health England.