Finbarr Martin


Emeritus Professor of Medical Gerontology  

Institution: Department of Population Health Sciences, King’s College London 

Country: England 

Primary Research Interests 

Primary activities relating to ACT Assess & Connect 

Finbarr is the Chair of the Scientific Advisory Group, which supports the work of the Global Bone Health Initiative through providing independent expert advice, including specific help with the development of the ACT Assess and Connect tool for bone health features.

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Consultant Geriatrician at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS hospitals in London for 32 years, now clinically retired (but back vaccinating!). Emeritus Professor of Medical Gerontology at King’s College London.  Research on geriatric syndromes including falls, fracture prevention, delirium and muscle function, and the applications of CGA across clinical areas. H-Index 56 (Google Scholar, 2021).

Co-author, AGS/BGS Falls Prevention Guidelines, 2001 and 2009. Clinical lead for the England Department of Health falls and fractures toolkit, 2020. Clinical lead (2012-2018) England national Falls and Fragility Fractures Audit programme.  

Past-president, European Geriatric Medicine Society, 2020-2021. President, British Geriatrics Society 2010-12. Non-executive director, National Institute of Care and Health Excellence, England (NICE) 2013-2016.