Consultant in Infectious Diseases & General Medicine

Research Interests:

Infectious Diseases
Aviation medicine

Projects/ grants:

Local PI for AZD2816 AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine trial


Dr Matt Adam was appointed as a consultant in Infectious Diseases in 2020. In addition to his work with RIDU, he works for the Royal Air Force with a main role in aeromedical evacuation, and lectures on infectious diseases and aviation for professional courses run by King’s College, London

Key Publications:


Ernsting’s Aviation and Space Medicine.  (Chapter Author). Rainford, D, and David P. Gradwell. Occup Med (Lond), 2022 (in press)

All Publications:


2020-2021 Multiple papers as collaborator with Oxford COVID Vaccine Trial Group and RECOVERY Collaborative Group.


Handbook of Aviation and Space Medicine (Chapter Author) Edited by Nicholas Green, Steven Gaydos, Ewan Hutchison, Edward Nicol. Occupational Medicine, Volume 70, Issue 4, June 2020, https://doi.org/10.1093/occmed/kqaa020

Aeromedical Transfer of Patients with Viral Hemorrhagic Fever. Nicol ED, Mepham S, Naylor J, Mollan I, Adam M, …, Jacobs M. Emerg Infect Dis. 2019 Jan;25(1):5-14. doi: 10.3201/eid2501.180662.


Enhanced case management can be delivered for patients with EVD in Africa: Experience from a UK military Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone. Dickson SJ, Clay KA, Adam M, …, Fletcher TE. J Infect. 2018 Apr;76(4):383-392. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2017.12.006. 


Trial Evaluating Ambulatory Therapy of Travelers’ Diarrhea (TrEAT TD) Study: A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing 3 Single-Dose Antibiotic Regimens With Loperamide. Riddle MS, Connor P, Fraser J, Porter CK, Swierczewski B, Hutley EJ, Danboise B, Simons MP, Hulseberg C, Lalani T, Gutierrez RL, Tribble DR; TrEAT TD Study Team. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Nov 29;65(12):2008-2017. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix693.


Transferring patients with Ebola by land and air: the British military experience. Ewington I, Nicol E, Adam M, Cox AT, Green AD. J R Army Med Corps. 2016 Jun;162(3):217-21. doi: 10.1136/jramc-2016-000623.


Use of an ultraviolet tracer in simulation training for the clinical management of Ebola virus disease. J Hosp Infect. Clay KA, O’Shea MK, Fletcher T, Moore AJ, …, Adam M, …, Gibson C.  2015 Nov;91(3):275-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2015.07.006.


Venous thromboembolism: reducing the risk in a Role 3 setting. Craig DG, Adam MG, Proffitt A, Parsons I, Tai NR, d’Arcy JL. J R Army Med Corps. 2014 Dec;160(4):304-9. doi: 10.1136/jramc-2013-000199.