David Kerr, CBE, MA MD DSc FRCP (Glas & Lon) FRCGP (Hon) Fmed Sci
Professor David Kerr is a British cancer researcher working in the University of Oxford, whose primary area of focus is treatment and management of colorectal cancer. An established expert in cancer who has spent years working in Sub-Saharan Africa, Dr. Kerr organized the first African Cancer Reform convention attended by 27 African Health ministries in London (2007), and subsequently led AfrOx, a consortium of African Health Ministers formed to improve the delivery of cancer care in Sub Saharan Africa. He was appointed Commander of the British Empire by HM the Queen and was elected President of the European Society of Medical Oncology in 2010. He has served as health adviser to two British Prime Ministers and has supported National Cancer planning in the UK, Ghana, Nigeria and Iraq.