Professor Alex Ford is married, and lives in Leeds. He enjoys reading literature, listening to music and has a passion for travelling, ever since he explored South Africa extensively whilst on his medical elective as a final year student.
In a 4-month break between jobs in 1998 he took the opportunity to visit Chile, Peru, Argentina, Australia, and Hong Kong. During his time as a research fellow, he travelled around the South Island of New Zealand for 1 month. More recently he has backpacked around Cambodia and Vietnam, spent 2 weeks exploring Japan, and 1 month travelling in the Malaysian peninsula and Malaysian Borneo.
Whilst a clinical fellow in Canada he toured the country extensively, visiting Québec, Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia