Upcoming public health talks, seminars and conferences

Risk scores, risk communication and public health
Professor Simon Griffin, MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge
Thursday 25th May 2017, 5.30pm Harrods Room, Emmanuel College, Cambridge
Free registration at: https://prof-simon-griffin.eventbrite.co.uk

This seminar is part of the Statistics Meets Public Health seminar series, hosted by Professor Sylvia Richardson, Director of the MRC Biostatistics Unit and Bye-Fellow at Emmanuel College Cambridge. It is a series of non-technical talks aiming to illustrate how statistics helps to find answers to a range of public health related questions.

CEDAR / MRC Epidemiology Unit Seminar
Dr Felix Greaves, Deputy Director Science and Strategic Information, Public Health England
Wednesday 21 June, 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Meeting Rooms 1&2, Level 4, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge Biomedical Campus

Felix will be talking about the interface between public health science and policy.

Felix is Deputy Director, Science and Strategic Information at Public Health England and an honorary clinical senior lecturer in the Department of Primary Care and Public Health at Imperial College. He was previously clinical adviser to the Chief Medical Officer at the Department of Health, where he worked on developing national quality and safety policy. He also worked for the World Health Organization’s Patient Safety Programme, where he managed their project on improving patient safety education in medical schools and technology for patient safety.

Look out for more talks and events at www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/events and www.iph.cam.ac.uk/news/seminars