Dr Lisa Ford

Clinical Adviser (NaTHNaC)

Lisa Ford has worked part-time at the Liverpool School since 2000. Prior to her appointment at the School she had travelled extensively including periods of work abroad in New Zealand, Nigeria (studying peripartum cardiac failure) and Antarctica (acting as the medic on a scientific terrestrial and marine biology station; studying blood transfusion  issues in a remote health setting and the effect of diet on human cholesterol and lipoprotein levels). She originally trained as a general practitioner and now specialises in travel health medicine. She works in the travel clinic at the School and part time as a clinical advisor for the National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC).   


Course organiser and lecturer in travel medicine courses at the School. She teaches travel medicine on the DTMH and to wider audiences in the UK. 

Other relevant expertise, professional memberships

  • Member of the Faculty of Travel Medicine
  • Associate Member of Royal College of Physicians

Selected publications

  • Selected Publications

    Oral cholera vaccines: use in clinical practice. Lancet Infect Dis 2006 Jun;6 (6):361-73. Hill DR, Ford L, Lalloo DG.

    The outcome of peripartum cardiac failure in Zaria, Nigeria. QJM 1998 Feb; 91 (2):93-103. Ford L, Abdullahi A, Anjorin FI, Danbauchi SS, Isa MS, Maude GH, Parry EH

    Assessment of knowledge about yellow fever vaccination: Information from the National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC) training programme for Yellow Fever vaccinations centres (YFVC) Ford L, Simons H, Tucker R , Bryant N, Stringer C, Jordon A, Field V, Hill DR. NECTM 2006

    Medical student electives: risks of illness, accidents and assaults at different destinations Ford L.I, Beeching N.J, Platt M.J. NECTM 2006.

    The provision of HIV post exposure prophylaxis for medical student electives: the Liverpool experience 1999-2005 Beeching NJ, Welby SB, Ford L. NECTM 2006

    The Provision of Medical Letters of Exemption for Yellow Fever Vaccine in 2007 at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. S Gilles, L Ford. 11th ISTM Conference, Budapest.


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