David Baldwin

David Baldwin

Honorary Professor of Medicine and Consultant Physician

University of Nottingham


Professor Baldwin works as a consultant respiratory physician sub-specialising in lung cancer, mesothelioma and interventional procedures. He is Honorary Professor in the School of Medicine at the University of Nottingham, Chair of the UK Clinical Expert Group for Lung Cancer and Chair of the Screening Prevention and Early Diagnosis Group at the National Cancer Research Institute.

Professor Baldwin’s primary research interests are in CT screening and lung cancer epidemiology. He leads the novel recruitment work package in the 4-in-the-Lung-Run project and was lead respiratory physician on the UK Lung Cancer Screening Trial (UKLS). He has published over 230 papers, including three influential guidelines, and has held the positions of Honorary Secretary of the British Thoracic Society, Clinical Lead on the NICE Lung Cancer Guideline Development Group, Chair of the Quality Standards Group on Lung Cancer and Clinical Director of the East Midlands Cancer Alliance.