Professor Kevin Davies is currently Medical Director of ACCEA and Emeritus Professor of Medicine at Brighton and Sussex Medical School. He was previously a Consultant Physician and Rheumatologist at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust. He was one of the first clinical academic appointments at the school, which is now one of the most successful ‘new’ medical schools in the UK.
He was responsible for setting up the clinical teaching programme and is still very actively involved in running a new Masters course in Internal Medicine, one of the first in the UK, and in postgraduate teaching more generally in the South-East.
Professor Davies main focus of interest are multi-system rheumatic diseases, cardiovascular risk factors and inflammation, and chronic fatigue, areas in which area he is still research active. He also has extensive NHS management experience, having served for several years as Clinical Director of Medicine at both Hammersmith Hospital and Brighton, as well as playing a number of senior roles in the Kent Surrey Sussex LCRN, of which he is currently Deputy Clinical Director.