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Public health

Public health is never far from the headlines whether it be the growing "epidemic" of obesity, stop smoking initiatives or the link between salty diets and blood pressure. Our researchers work across these fields, along with experts on global public health.

Featured experts on camera

Professor Allyson Pollock

Professor Kam Bhui

Professor Peter Hajek

Expert commentators

Dr Erminia Colucci
Dr Erminia Colucci specializes in cultural and global mental health,particularly suicide prevention, domestic violence, and human rights abuses, among people from immigrant and refugee backgrounds and in low-middle income countries. She is also an ethnographic documentary film-makers with a passion for arts/visual research and dissemination methods. She is also interested in advocacy and lived-experiences of people with mental health issues and suicidal behaviour.

Dr Sophie Harman
I conduct research in the global politics of health and development. I specialise in the international politics of actors involved in governing global health from the World Bank to UN agencies to private philanthropists such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; how they interact with each other and the states and civil societies they are said to support. I am interested in how health financing and interventions are used as broader tools of political reform, particularly in countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

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