Professor Helen Ford
Helen Ford is a consultant neurologist with a special interest in multiple sclerosis. Helen trained in neurology in Yorkshire, UK, and was appointed as a consultant neurologist in 1998. Helen works with a multidisciplinary MS team based at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and leads the West Yorkshire MS treatment programme. Helen is Clinical Professor of Neurology at the University of Leeds.
Helen’s research interests are in employment in MS, social determinants of health, clinical trials, development of patient-reported outcome measures, digital interventions to improve self-efficacy and resilience, and kinematic analysis of upper limb function. Helen is the recruitment hub lead for the MS-STAT2 and CHARIOT-MS trials in progressive MS.