Dr Lisa Ford

Clinical Adviser (NaTHNaC)

Lisa Ford has worked 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 and Antarctica. She originally trained as a general practitioner and specialises in travel health medicine. She works as a clinical advisor for the National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC) and in the travel clinic at the School.


She teaches travel medicine on the DTMH and to wider audiences in the UK and internationally. 

Other relevant expertise, professional memberships

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

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.