Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health
Deputy Faculty Administrator: Lindsay Melling
Faculty Secretary: Deborah Curle
Faculty Administrative Assistant: Alexandra Casey
Strategic Research Coordinator: Hannah Whiteman
Taught Course Director: Craig Higgins
Research Degrees Director: Suzanne Filteau , Simon Cousens
Research Degrees Administrator: Jenny Fleming
Computing Officers: Andy Reid
Tel: 020 7927 2482 Fax: 020 7436 4230
To be a methodological centre of excellence.
To expand the limits of epidemiological thinking & multi-disciplinary research to tackle issues in their full complexity.
To develop, refine and disseminate tools & methods for research design, data collection, analysis and evaluation.
- Clinical trials
- Analysis of routinely collected statistics
- Indirect techniques for measuring mortality in developing countries
- Conduct & analysis of observational studies
- Large-scale field trials
- Design & evaluation of interventions
To inform policy concerning major public health issues, at local, national and global level.
To contribute to the improvement of public health through effective teaching.
To understand influences on health:
To elucidate the aetiological pathways and disease mechanisms of major health problems.
To map trends over time, and the public health consequences of a changing world.
To describe epidemiological differences between and within countries, and to contribute to the reduction of inequalities and inequity in health.
To evaluate & improve interventions:
To generate & evaluate strategies that reduce the excess burden of disease, suffered by the poor and the vulnerable.
To evaluate new treatments, medical interventions, screening, patient information needs and counseling services.
To assess hazards & threats to health:
To assess hazards and threats to health in order to inform policy, and in response to widespread public concern.