Keith Kerr is a Consultant Pathologist for NHS Grampian and Honorary Chair in Pulmonary Pathology at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. He has been an active member of IASLC for over 20 years, is a member and Chair-Elect of the IASLC Pathology Panel and served on the IASLC Board of Directors from 2013 to 2017.
In 2016, he received the IASLC Mary Matthews award for Pathology and Translational Research. He is a member of European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), which includes serving on the ESMO Lung Educational Faculty. He is Pathology Chair for the European Thoracic Oncology Platform (ETOP) Lungscape group, and a past member of the panel for the 2004 and 2015 World Health Organization (WHO) lung cancer classifications.
Professor Kerr has worked on numerous clinical research lung cancer trial groups, guideline panels, and conference scientific committees. He is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Thoracic Oncology. He received Honorary Fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in 2006 and has been an Honorary Fellow of the Faculty of Pathology, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland since 2016.