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A Modern History of Public Health in the UK

To launch the new academic year we are pleased to announce a special lunchtime lecture from Dr Rosalind Stanwell-Smith. All staff and students are welcome.

A Modern History of Public Health in the UK

Dr Rosalind Stanwell-Smith
MB BCh, FRCOG, FFPH, M.Sc, DHMSA, HonFRSPH

Tuesday 1 October 12.30 -13.30
Cockburn Lecture Theatre, 2nd Floor, St Mary's Hospital Campus. London W2

Dr Stanwell-Smith trained in medicine, epidemiology and public health, serving in consultant posts at district and national level and has conducted epidemiological studies in reproductive health and infectious disease.  Her water and sanitation research has gained awards, most recently for a historical dissertation on public toilets, which she finds always produces smiles – but feels the lack of these facilities is no laughing matter.  She now works independently, including advisory appointments to water companies, deputy editor of a public health journal and an honorary senior lectureship at the London School of…

Resources for MFPH Part A Examination

There are some websites that offer advice for the MFPH Part A Examination.
http://www.edmundjessop.org.uk/
https://www.eoedeanery.nhs.uk/medical/page.php?page_id=93
http://www.healthknowledge.org.uk/
http://www.phorcast.org.uk/
There is also information on the FPH Website.
Dr Edmund Jessop has a good range of material on his website and also runs a course to prepare candidates for the exam.

Presentation of 2012-13 MPH Research Projects

The presentation of projects from students from the 2012-2013 MPH class will take place on Thursday 19 September 2013 The project titles are:

Patterns of uptake of HIV testing in Sub-Saharan Africa in the treatment eraImpact of partial efficacious vaccines for influenza AMathematical modelling of HIVInfluenza vaccination and major adverse cardiovascular events in people with and without diabetes: a large retrospective cohort studyCost effectiveness analysis of using a new rapid immune system test to streamline pathways for treatment  for patients with HIVTracking the transmission of MRSA in hospitals via antibiotic resistance profiles and analysis of patient movement in space and timeInvestigating disease-associated mutations in pathogen genomes: a statistical approachPrimary health care oriented health systems  and health outcomesCulturally appropriate health educational interventions among ethnic minority groups with type 2 diabetes in the UK: a systematic review.The role of health …